Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2016)

Consensus of 10 Experts - Updated 8/26
Rank Player (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 (EDIT)
1 J.J. Watt HOU DE1 9 1 2 1.3 0.5
2 Ezekiel Ansah DET DE2 10 2 7 3.7 1.4
3 Aaron Donald LA DT1 8 2 8 3.8 1.8
4 Carlos Dunlap CIN DE3 9 3 6 4.6 1.0
Tier 2 (EDIT)
5 Robert Quinn LA DE4 8 3 10 5.9 2.2
6 Muhammad Wilkerson NYJ DE5 11 4 9 6.0 1.5
7 Calais Campbell ARI DE6 9 4 14 8.7 2.8
8 Fletcher Cox PHI DE7 4 7 12 9.8 1.5
Tier 3 (EDIT)
9 Everson Griffen MIN DE8 6 6 16 10.4 3.2
10 Cameron Jordan NO DE9 5 9 13 10.6 1.2
11 Olivier Vernon NYG DE10 8 7 16 11.3 2.7
12 Jason Pierre-Paul NYG DE11 8 6 18 12.1 3.4
13 Khalil Mack OAK DE12 10 1 21 4.3 6.8
14 Jabaal Sheard NE DE13 9 5 50 17.2 12.4
15 Cameron Heyward PIT DE14 8 13 25 16.7 4.3
16 Mario Williams MIA DE15 8 9 46 20.1 12.2
Tier 4 (EDIT)
17 Geno Atkins CIN DT2 9 13 28 18.5 4.2
18 Kawann Short CAR DT3 7 15 27 18.2 3.4
19 Rob Ninkovich NE DE16 9 14 44 21.9 9.2
20 Michael Bennett SEA DE17 5 9 33 22.4 6.6
21 Jurrell Casey TEN DT4 13 11 28 22.3 4.4
22 Stephon Tuitt PIT DE18 8 19 26 22.0 2.3
23 Ndamukong Suh MIA DT5 8 15 54 27.4 10.9
24 Cameron Wake MIA DE19 8 19 42 26.5 7.2
25 Sheldon Richardson NYJ DT6 11 21 38 25.9 4.5
Tier 5 (EDIT)
26 Gerald McCoy TB DT7 6 20 45 27.8 7.1
27 Dante Fowler Jr. JAC DE20 5 16 41 30.7 9.2
28 Leonard Williams NYJ DE21 11 14 41 29.6 8.1
29 Robert Ayers TB DE22 6 21 55 32.3 9.9
30 Vinny Curry PHI DE23 4 14 61 34.5 12.6
31 Danielle Hunter MIN DE24 6 15 45 31.3 8.8
32 Cliff Avril SEA DE25 5 17 42 30.2 6.7
33 Kony Ealy CAR DE26 7 22 35 29.6 4.0
34 Charles Johnson CAR DE27 7 15 46 34.1 8.5
35 Corey Liuget SD DT8 11 22 44 33.9 7.2
36 Devin Taylor DET DE28 10 18 38 31.7 6.4
Tier 6 (EDIT)
37 Noah Spence TB DE29 6 17 58 43.2 11.9
38 Malik Jackson JAC DE30 5 17 43 35.4 7.2
39 Greg Hardy FA DE31 18 42 34.2 8.5
40 Marcell Dareus BUF DT9 10 20 55 37.5 9.5
41 Demarcus Lawrence DAL DE32 7 26 47 35.6 7.0
42 DeForest Buckner SF DE33 8 21 51 39.6 8.7
43 Derek Wolfe DEN DE34 11 23 52 39.2 8.8
44 Kyle Williams BUF DT10 10 24 68 46.4 12.0
45 William Hayes LA DE35 8 24 46 36.7 9.3
46 Chris Long NE DE36 9 25 59 42.6 9.6
47 Henry Anderson IND DT11 10 25 54 44.9 8.4
48 Jacquies Smith TB DE37 6 27 54 44.6 9.1
Tier 7 (EDIT)
49 Brandon Graham PHI DE38 4 29 56 44.6 8.2
50 Jonathan Hankins NYG DT12 8 30 63 46.6 8.7
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51 Joey Bosa SD DE39 11 30 60 50.0 10.1
52 Clinton McDonald TB DT13 6 31 64 47.8 11.1
53 Sen'Derrick Marks JAC DT14 5 32 65 49.8 9.2
54 Frank Clark SEA DE40 5 33 72 52.5 19.5
55 Jaye Howard KC DT15 5 34 51 45.3 6.2
56 Randy Gregory DAL DE41 7 35 54 46.7 8.3
57 Brian Robison MIN DE42 6 37 67 52.5 10.8
58 Malcom Brown NE DT16 9 37 59 52.0 8.8
59 Mike Daniels GB DE43 4 38 57 48.6 6.9
60 Linval Joseph MIN DT17 6 39 60 48.8 9.0
61 Derrick Shelby ATL DE44 11 39 58 49.2 7.1
62 Sharrif Floyd MIN DT18 6 40 66 53.5 8.6
63 Arik Armstead SF DE45 8 41 70 55.3 11.4
64 Michael Johnson CIN DE46 9 41 67 49.3 8.7
65 Mario Edwards OAK DE47 10 41 63 50.3 9.0
66 Connor Barwin PHI DE48 4 41 61 50.3 8.5
67 Sheldon Rankins NO DT19 5 42 65 58.0 9.4
68 Allen Bailey KC DE49 5 44 69 54.0 8.4
69 Adrian Clayborn ATL DE50 11 45 80 60.5 14.2
70 Timmy Jernigan BAL DT20 8 46 66 56.0 10.0
71 Robert Nkemdiche ARI DT21 9 52 73 65.0 9.3
72 William Gholston TB DE51 6 53 71 60.8 6.7
73 Michael Bennett JAC DT22 5 53 57 55.0 2.0
74 Charles Tapper DAL DE52 7 60 72 66.0 6.0
75 Jihad Ward OAK DT23 10 62 74 68.0 6.0
76 Kendall Langford IND DE53 10 66 76 71.7 4.2
77 Owa Odighizuwa NYG DE54 8 67 71 69.0 2.0

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