IDP stuff I like at FBG:
The infrastructure is just great. Leave out the quality of the projections and look at how you can use them. MyFBG or the Lineup Dominator app are exactly what I want... weight different projections, customize to my scoring for multiple leagues, project every player, tell me which guys to start, tell me who's better on the waiver wire. Everywhere the player is mentioned, it's a link to find more information. I haven't seen anything half as good as this anywhere else.
Weekly Top 200 rankings - these are massive for waivers. It's really valuable to be able to compare weekly vs. rest of season value. Do I pick up the CB projected with top-10 numbers this week? Oh, he's ranked 60th for the rest of the season... probably not. Do I drop my SS who's projected to score only 4 points this week? Oh, he's ranked 19th for the rest of the season... probably not.
@Aaron Rudnicki's Upgrades/Downgrades article is a great resource. A quick summary of the top performers and whether they're a fluke or not, and it comes out before waivers run in my leagues. I get more value from this article than anything else in the IDP world.
@John Norton's EOTG is still great.
The depth of the projections - they basically project every player's stats every week. That's such a huge thing to do, and has to take so much more effort than ranking players based on just one scoring system. Does anyone else on the internet actually project IDP players weekly? I don't think I've seen more than rankings elsewhere.
Stuff I'd like to see improved:
Dynasty tiers or rankings in January. Dynasty leagues are all in their offseasons right now and thinking about waivers and free agency periods. We're coming off a season where we had tunnel vision for our own players, and might not realize who shined late in the season and is positioned for a better role next year. We haven't thought about contract situations or the impact of coaching/scheme changes. I'd like to see what FBG's experts think. If it's a fool's errand to rank, do tiers like @Jene Bramel used to do - that seems to be a good compromise to allow an expert to express to us that it's hard to compare a player with a 50% chance to be in a great situation vs. a player with a 90% chance to be in an okay situation... and to tell us which guys are replacement-level that shouldn't clog our rosters in the offseason.
More weekly projections. If nobody outside of FBG is doing projections, is that because they don't have the infrastructure? If FBG hired someone like Tom Kislingbury, with FBG's tools would he be able to add another set of weekly projections?
Integration of Rudnicki's Upgrades/Downgrades into MyFBG the same as Bloom's offense version.
A focused look at dynasty stashes around week 11 of every season. Bramel used to do this over about 3 weeks, and it was great.
In my opinion, it's a lot more likely that FBG could add a few voices/features to make the perfect IDP site than it is for any other site to add all the infrastructure to make the perfect IDP site. I guess my ideal situation would be for more great IDP writers to join FBG's staff. I understand it has to make business sense, but I'm just describing what I would want.
@Sigmund Bloom @Joe Bryant