Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2018)

Consensus of 6 Experts -
Rank WSID Defensive Linemen (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 
1 Joey BosaJ. Bosa LAC DE1 8 1 1 1.0 0.0
2 J.J. WattJ. Watt HOU DE2 10 2 3 2.2 0.4
3 Jason Pierre-PaulJ. Pierre-Paul TB DE3 5 3 5 3.3 0.7
4 Danielle HunterD. Hunter MIN DE4 10 2 5 3.8 0.9
Tier 2 
5 Calais CampbellC. Campbell JAC DE5 9 4 6 4.8 0.7
6 Khalil MackK. Mack OAK DE6 7 5 7 6.0 0.6
7 Olivier VernonO. Vernon NYG LB1 9 6 12 8.3 2.1
8 Aaron DonaldA. Donald LAR DT1 12 7 9 8.5 0.8
Tier 3 
9 Carlos DunlapC. Dunlap CIN DE7 9 8 12 9.3 1.4
10 Melvin IngramM. Ingram LAC DE8 8 7 13 9.8 2.2
11 Cameron JordanC. Jordan NO DE9 6 8 12 10.5 1.8
12 Everson GriffenE. Griffen MIN DE10 10 10 14 11.0 1.4
13 Muhammad WilkersonM. Wilkerson GB DE11 7 11 14 12.8 1.1
14 Myles GarrettM. Garrett CLE DE12 11 13 17 14.7 1.4
15 Ezekiel AnsahE. Ansah DET DE13 6 14 18 15.2 1.5
Tier 4 
16 Brandon GrahamB. Graham PHI DE14 9 13 19 16.3 2.0
17 DeForest BucknerD. Buckner SF DT2 11 15 19 16.7 1.2
18 Leonard WilliamsL. Williams NYJ DE15 11 16 19 17.5 1.0
19 Jerry HughesJ. Hughes BUF DE16 11 16 21 19.5 1.6
20 Ndamukong SuhN. Suh LAR DT3 12 18 22 19.5 1.3
21 Fletcher CoxF. Cox PHI DT4 9 21 26 22.2 1.8
22 Michael BennettM. Bennett PHI DE17 9 22 23 22.7 0.5
23 Trey FlowersT. Flowers NE DE18 11 21 29 23.5 2.8
24 Kawann ShortK. Short CAR DT5 4 23 27 24.5 1.3
25 Demarcus LawrenceD. Lawrence DAL DE19 8 18 47 27.2 9.4
Tier 5 
26 Robert QuinnR. Quinn MIA DE20 11 25 28 26.0 1.2
27 Cameron WakeC. Wake MIA DE21 11 23 31 27.7 3.4
28 Gerald McCoyG. McCoy TB DT6 5 25 28 26.0 1.4
29 Akiem HicksA. Hicks CHI DE22 5 27 39 31.5 4.8
30 Mario AddisonM. Addison CAR DE23 4 28 36 30.7 3.2
31 Frank ClarkF. Clark SEA DE24 7 27 30 28.7 1.2
32 Damon HarrisonD. Harrison NYG DT7 9 29 37 31.3 2.9
Tier 6 
33 Sheldon RichardsonS. Richardson MIN DE25 10 28 38 32.8 2.9
34 Dante Fowler Jr.D. Fowler JAC DE26 9 30 50 34.8 7.4
35 Derek BarnettD. Barnett PHI DE27 9 29 48 38.0 7.8
36 Jurrell CaseyJ. Casey TEN DT8 8 30 35 33.8 1.9
37 Geno AtkinsG. Atkins CIN DT9 9 31 34 32.7 1.2
38 Cameron HeywardC. Heyward PIT DE28 7 32 40 34.7 3.4
39 Linval JosephL. Joseph MIN DT10 10 34 40 36.3 2.5
40 Solomon ThomasS. Thomas SF DE29 11 36 41 37.2 1.9

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