Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2016)

Consensus of 18 Experts - Updated 9/08
Rank Player (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 (EDIT)
1 J.J. Watt HOU DE1 9 1 2 1.4 0.5
2 Ezekiel Ansah DET DE2 10 2 9 3.6 1.6
3 Aaron Donald LA DT1 8 2 10 4.5 2.0
Tier 2 (EDIT)
4 Carlos Dunlap CIN DE3 9 3 17 5.3 3.1
5 Khalil Mack OAK DE4 10 1 20 3.4 4.6
6 Robert Quinn LA DE5 8 3 10 6.1 1.9
7 Muhammad Wilkerson NYJ DE6 11 2 9 6.3 1.6
8 Calais Campbell ARI DE7 9 6 14 8.4 2.0
9 Fletcher Cox PHI DE8 4 2 19 9.4 3.0
Tier 3 (EDIT)
10 Everson Griffen MIN DE9 6 8 16 9.9 1.8
11 Cameron Jordan NO DE10 5 9 13 11.2 1.2
12 Olivier Vernon NYG DE11 8 7 15 12.1 1.9
13 Jason Pierre-Paul NYG DE12 8 6 22 12.9 3.2
14 Mario Williams MIA DE13 8 7 46 16.6 7.6
15 Jabaal Sheard NE DE14 9 8 50 18.1 9.2
16 Cameron Heyward PIT DE15 8 13 42 17.8 6.8
Tier 4 (EDIT)
17 Geno Atkins CIN DT2 9 13 29 17.8 3.3
18 Kawann Short CAR DT3 7 11 28 18.6 3.9
19 Michael Bennett SEA DE16 5 10 34 20.8 5.8
20 Ndamukong Suh MIA DT4 8 5 54 24.0 9.5
21 Rob Ninkovich NE DE17 9 4 50 27.0 13.7
22 Jurrell Casey TEN DT5 13 11 27 21.9 3.7
23 Stephon Tuitt PIT DE18 8 18 31 22.4 3.2
Tier 5 (EDIT)
24 Cameron Wake MIA DE19 8 20 48 29.2 9.2
25 Gerald McCoy TB DT6 6 15 46 27.5 7.0
26 Vinny Curry PHI DE20 4 14 61 30.1 10.3
27 Robert Ayers TB DE21 6 16 55 27.7 8.4
28 Leonard Williams NYJ DE22 11 15 41 28.3 6.4
29 Danielle Hunter MIN DE23 6 14 46 31.3 8.7
30 Dante Fowler Jr. JAC DE24 5 15 41 30.1 7.3
31 Sheldon Richardson NYJ DT7 11 19 45 28.7 6.3
32 Cliff Avril SEA DE25 5 21 40 28.1 4.5
33 Charles Johnson CAR DE26 7 18 47 33.1 7.5
34 Kony Ealy CAR DE27 7 21 36 28.9 4.4
35 Noah Spence TB DE28 6 16 59 40.2 10.7
Tier 6 (EDIT)
36 Malik Jackson JAC DE29 5 17 44 34.6 6.6
37 Devin Taylor DET DE30 10 17 43 34.0 6.5
38 DeForest Buckner SF DE31 8 18 60 39.9 9.5
39 Michael Bennett JAC DT8 5 18 57 42.5 15.0
40 Derek Wolfe DEN DE32 11 22 51 36.9 8.7
41 Brandon Graham PHI DE33 4 20 56 39.8 9.6
42 Corey Liuget SD DT9 11 22 45 36.6 5.8
43 William Hayes LA DE34 8 23 56 40.9 8.8
44 Joey Bosa SD DE35 11 24 60 45.5 10.9
Tier 7 (EDIT)
45 Henry Anderson IND DT10 10 25 56 44.3 9.4
46 Demarcus Lawrence DAL DE36 7 26 50 40.1 7.1
47 Jacquies Smith TB DE37 6 27 54 45.0 6.6
48 Connor Barwin PHI DE38 4 30 60 44.3 7.9
49 Clinton McDonald TB DT11 6 31 63 46.6 9.4
50 Mike Daniels GB DE39 4 31 56 48.5 7.2
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51 Chris Baker WAS DE40 9 32 57 47.0 8.3
52 Marcell Dareus BUF DT12 10 32 54 41.0 6.7
53 Frank Clark SEA DE41 5 33 69 52.3 14.8
54 Jaye Howard KC DT13 5 33 56 44.4 7.1
55 Chris Long NE DE42 9 34 59 46.3 6.7
56 Greg Hardy FA DE43 34 45 39.3 3.5
57 Randy Gregory DAL DE44 7 36 53 46.7 7.6
58 Damon Harrison NYG DT14 8 37 71 51.0 14.5
59 Arik Armstead SF DE45 8 37 67 55.0 13.0
60 Malcom Brown NE DT15 9 37 61 53.6 8.6
61 Kyle Williams BUF DT16 10 38 65 48.0 8.4
62 Jonathan Hankins NYG DT17 8 38 63 48.0 7.0
63 Derrick Shelby ATL DE46 11 39 62 52.2 7.8
64 Robert Nkemdiche ARI DT18 9 40 73 58.5 13.3
65 Linval Joseph MIN DT19 6 40 60 49.8 6.7
66 Michael Johnson CIN DE47 9 41 66 48.3 8.1
67 Jihad Ward OAK DT20 10 43 74 59.7 12.8
68 William Gholston TB DE48 6 45 70 57.3 9.3
69 Bennie Logan PHI DT21 4 45 70 57.5 12.5
70 Allen Bailey KC DE49 5 45 68 53.7 7.1
71 Sharrif Floyd MIN DT22 6 47 63 55.2 5.8
72 Sen'Derrick Marks JAC DT23 5 48 65 55.0 5.6
73 Brian Robison MIN DE50 6 48 64 54.3 6.2
74 Mario Edwards OAK DE51 10 48 62 55.3 5.3
75 Adrian Clayborn ATL DE52 11 49 67 58.0 9.0
76 Jared Crick DEN DE53 11 55 62 58.5 3.5
77 Charles Tapper DAL DE54 7 60 71 65.5 5.5
78 Sheldon Rankins NO DT24 5 64 64 64.0 0.0
79 Timmy Jernigan BAL DT25 8 65 77 71.0 6.0
80 Kendall Langford IND DE55 10 66 75 71.0 3.7
81 Owa Odighizuwa NYG DE56 8 67 68 67.5 0.5

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Injury Alerts: Q = Questionable, O = Out, IR = Injured Reserve, S = Suspension