Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2019)

Consensus of 17 Experts (18 available) -
Rank WSID Defensive Players (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 
1 Darius LeonardD. Leonard IND LB1 6 1 25 1.2 0.7
2 Bobby WagnerB. Wagner SEA LB2 11 1 7 4.1 1.5
3 Luke KuechlyL. Kuechly CAR LB3 7 2 35 4.7 2.3
4 Aaron DonaldA. Donald LAR DT1 9 1 102 5.3 3.7
5 Deion JonesD. Jones ATL LB4 9 3 39 5.5 2.4
6 Leighton Vander EschL. Vander DAL LB5 8 2 45 6.1 4.1
Tier 2 
7 J.J. WattJ. Watt HOU DE1 10 2 134 10.3 5.4
8 Joey BosaJ. Bosa LAC DE2 12 2 186 10.4 11.4
9 Danielle HunterD. Hunter MIN DE3 12 6 150 11.7 4.3
10 Roquan SmithR. Smith CHI LB6 6 3 48 12.5 3.7
11 Jamal AdamsJ. Adams NYJ S1 4 8 37 12.6 2.7
12 C.J. MosleyC. Mosley NYJ LB7 4 3 21 13.9 2.5
13 Blake MartinezB. Martinez GB LB8 11 6 41 13.9 6.0
14 Landon CollinsL. Collins WAS S2 10 10 42 14.5 2.1
15 Myles GarrettM. Garrett CLE DE4 7 2 201 15.0 13.9
16 Tremaine EdmundsT. Edmunds BUF LB9 6 6 24 15.2 4.2
17 Cory LittletonC. Littleton LAR LB10 9 3 38 17.2 8.4
Tier 3 
18 Calais CampbellC. Campbell JAC DE5 10 10 90 21.8 9.7
19 Jaylon SmithJ. Smith DAL LB11 8 12 27 22.5 2.8
20 Cameron JordanC. Jordan NO DE6 9 5 178 22.8 6.6
21 Keanu NealK. Neal ATL S3 9 14 74 23.4 3.5
22 Lavonte DavidL. David TB LB12 7 10 450 24.0 9.6
23 Devin WhiteD. White TB LB13 7 10 177 25.6 8.3
24 Demarcus LawrenceD. Lawrence DAL DE7 8 18 444 27.0 6.7
25 Kwon AlexanderK. Alexander SF LB14 4 9 52 27.4 6.3
26 John JohnsonJ. Johnson LAR S4 9 11 46 29.1 7.4
27 Myles JackM. Jack JAC LB15 10 17 56 29.9 7.5
28 Joe SchobertJ. Schobert CLE LB16 7 14 76 30.7 14.0
29 Devin BushD. Bush PIT LB17 7 6 550 61.7 130.8
30 Christian KirkseyC. Kirksey CLE LB18 7 17 69 33.3 10.9
Tier 4 
31 Budda BakerB. Baker ARI S5 12 24 55 37.3 5.9
32 Khalil MackK. Mack CHI LB19 6 22 168 37.8 9.5
33 DeForest BucknerD. Buckner SF DT2 4 19 225 38.6 10.8
34 Demario DavisD. Davis NO LB20 9 22 57 37.7 7.3
35 Shawn WilliamsS. Williams CIN S6 9 28 52 42.1 6.3
36 Harrison SmithH. Smith MIN S7 12 9 63 42.3 9.6
37 Jordan PoyerJ. Poyer BUF S8 6 29 58 42.4 9.1
38 Zach CunninghamZ. Cunningham HOU LB21 10 23 70 38.3 10.8
39 Jordan HicksJ. Hicks ARI LB22 12 9 73 39.7 11.7
40 Frank ClarkF. Clark KC DE8 12 17 215 49.6 47.1
41 Reshad JonesR. Jones MIA S9 5 12 75 46.7 11.1
42 Alec OgletreeA. Ogletree NYG LB23 11 29 63 47.8 10.1
43 Anthony HitchensA. Hitchens KC LB24 12 33 59 44.6 6.2
44 Jayon BrownJ. Brown TEN LB25 11 33 71 45.4 9.5
45 Trey FlowersT. Flowers DET DE9 5 25 238 49.1 13.3
46 Danny TrevathanD. Trevathan CHI LB26 6 30 68 46.2 11.6
Tier 5 
47 Justin ReidJ. Reid HOU S10 10 32 68 49.1 6.5
48 Antoine BetheaA. Bethea NYG S11 11 13 72 52.1 10.8
49 Malcolm JenkinsM. Jenkins PHI S12 10 40 83 57.8 11.2
50 Melvin IngramM. Ingram LAC DE10 12 11 230 66.5 44.7
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51 Chris JonesC. Jones KC DT3 12 31 226 61.8 48.2
52 Eric KendricksE. Kendricks MIN LB27 12 20 100 55.7 17.3
53 Fred WarnerF. Warner SF LB28 4 32 96 56.0 13.8
54 Bradley McDougaldB. McDougald SEA S13 11 29 70 53.4 7.1
55 Kevin ByardK. Byard TEN S14 11 20 69 57.3 6.0
56 Tyrann MathieuT. Mathieu KC S15 12 13 65 54.3 9.9
57 Nick VigilN. Vigil CIN LB29 9 28 73 50.5 11.1
58 Carlos DunlapC. Dunlap CIN DE11 9 33 200 61.3 13.0
59 Hasean Clinton-DixH. Clinton-Dix CHI S16 6 38 79 58.7 9.1
60 Jessie Bates IIIJ. Bates CIN S17 9 34 75 58.0 8.0
61 Dee FordD. Ford SF DE12 4 21 273 72.0 60.2
62 Clayton GeathersC. Geathers IND S18 6 52 83 62.6 7.8
63 Akiem HicksA. Hicks CHI DE13 6 40 193 69.5 36.9
64 Jerome BakerJ. Baker MIA LB30 5 34 86 56.0 15.2
65 Von MillerV. Miller DEN LB31 10 38 206 75.9 38.2
66 Justin HoustonJ. Houston IND DE14 6 22 292 82.5 61.4
Tier 6 
67 Zach BrownZ. Brown PHI LB32 10 37 131 69.7 21.1
68 Kiko AlonsoK. Alonso NO LB33 9 31 449 98.7 117.9
69 Everson GriffenE. Griffen MIN DE15 12 7 213 80.0 41.3
70 Patrick OnwuasorP. Onwuasor BAL LB34 8 15 144 70.5 28.3
71 T.J. WattT. Watt PIT LB35 7 39 158 76.5 28.1
72 Earl ThomasE. Thomas BAL S19 8 21 83 54.9 23.8
73 Olivier VernonO. Vernon CLE DE16 7 20 227 83.5 46.4
74 Jarrad DavisJ. Davis DET LB36 5 42 112 67.3 20.0
75 Cameron HeywardC. Heyward PIT DE17 7 42 208 86.6 40.9
76 Jadeveon ClowneyJ. Clowney SEA DE18 11 33 247 86.4 67.1
77 Vontaze BurfictV. Burfict OAK LB37 6 58 151 82.1 25.0
78 Todd DavisT. Davis DEN LB38 10 15 88 74.1 15.1
79 Johnathan AbramJ. Abram OAK S20 6 16 417 115.1 107.6
80 Eric ReidE. Reid CAR S21 7 23 84 65.6 12.7
81 Damon HarrisonD. Harrison DET DT4 5 51 205 92.3 46.4
82 Adrian AmosA. Amos GB S22 11 28 103 82.3 11.7
83 Jabrill PeppersJ. Peppers NYG S23 11 32 157 87.6 31.7
Tier 7 
84 Tony JeffersonT. Jefferson BAL S24 8 27 94 76.8 13.8
85 Justin SimmonsJ. Simmons DEN S25 10 18 92 83.3 5.7
86 Bradley ChubbB. Chubb DEN LB39 10 50 135 89.3 18.9
87 Sam EguavoenS. Eguavoen MIA LB40 5 51 159 87.7 33.4
88 Tahir WhiteheadT. Whitehead OAK LB41 6 17 95 78.5 19.7
89 Jahlani TavaiJ. Tavai DET LB42 5 33 536 177.5 207.6
90 Ezekiel AnsahE. Ansah SEA DE19 11 33 146 85.0 39.3
91 Damarious RandallD. Randall CLE S26 7 49 93 81.0 10.6
92 Jurrell CaseyJ. Casey TEN DE20 11 71 217 100.6 44.2
93 Matt MilanoM. Milano BUF LB43 6 42 99 81.5 14.5
94 Eric WeddleE. Weddle LAR S27 9 19 97 63.7 32.8
95 Lamarcus JoynerL. Joyner OAK S28 6 36 90 64.3 22.1
96 Raekwon McMillanR. McMillan MIA LB44 5 35 98 74.0 23.6
97 Derwin JamesD. James LAC S29 12 15 440 181.0 185.5
98 Kenny ClarkK. Clark GB DT5 11 59 140 90.2 27.0
99 Minkah FitzpatrickM. Fitzpatrick PIT S30 7 40 100 85.7 9.2
100 Wesley WoodyardW. Woodyard TEN LB45 11 66 458 168.3 167.4
101 Shaq ThompsonS. Thompson CAR LB46 7 29 96 85.2 7.7
102 K.J. WrightK. Wright SEA LB47 11 67 148 95.7 25.5
103 D.J. SwearingerD. Swearinger ARI S31 12 62 95 75.7 14.1
104 Benardrick McKinneyB. McKinney HOU LB48 10 53 97 85.8 10.7
105 Nick BosaN. Bosa SF DE21 4 57 651 259.0 277.2
106 Eddie JacksonE. Jackson CHI S32 6 27 136 81.5 54.5
107 Marcus DavenportM. Davenport NO DE22 9 30 348 130.2 97.7
108 Michael BennettM. Bennett NE DE23 10 31 364 197.5 166.5
109 Fletcher CoxF. Cox PHI DT6 10 44 305 123.7 81.3
110 Germaine PrattG. Pratt CIN LB49 9 35 552 293.5 258.5
111 Ronnie HarrisonR. Harrison JAC S33 10 68 120 85.7 24.3
112 Chandler JonesC. Jones ARI LB50 12 68 174 103.5 41.5
113 Josey JewellJ. Jewell DEN LB51 10 49 240 126.3 82.1
114 Morgan BurnettM. Burnett CLE S34 7 65 99 88.6 6.2
115 Rashaan EvansR. Evans TEN LB52 11 63 309 125.7 82.4
116 Jonathan AllenJ. Allen WAS DE24 10 65 220 111.0 49.1
117 Preston BrownP. Brown CIN LB53 9 62 95 81.7 14.2
118 Jaquiski TarttJ. Tartt SF S35 4 59 99 89.4 10.8
119 Brandon GrahamB. Graham PHI DE25 10 56 303 149.3 109.5
Tier 8 
120 Kyle Van NoyK. Van NE LB54 10 59 89 74.0 15.0
121 Jerry HughesJ. Hughes BUF DE26 6 57 332 160.0 122.4
122 Kenny YoungK. Young BAL LB55 8 47 392 219.5 172.5
123 Terrell EdmundsT. Edmunds PIT S36 7 77 164 104.3 35.1
124 Anthony WalkerA. Walker IND LB56 6 73 223 125.0 69.3
125 Yannick NgakoueY. Ngakoue JAC DE27 10 64 311 154.7 111.0
126 Tashaun GipsonT. Gipson HOU S37 10 55 132 93.5 38.5
127 Clelin FerrellC. Ferrell OAK DE28 6 59 487 273.0 214.0
128 Ndamukong SuhN. Suh TB DT7 7 61 173 117.0 56.0
129 Kenny VaccaroK. Vaccaro TEN S38 11 62 116 89.0 27.0
130 Jason Pierre-PaulJ. Pierre-Paul TB DE29 7 78 454 205.7 175.6
131 Adrian PhillipsA. Phillips LAC S39 12 79 100 89.0 8.6
132 Shaun Dion HamiltonS. Dion WAS LB57 10 70 162 116.0 46.0
133 Malik HookerM. Hooker IND S40 6 72 277 174.5 102.5
134 Haason ReddickH. Reddick ARI LB58 12 85 99 94.0 5.5
135 Josh AllenJ. Allen JAC DT8 10 73 648 360.5 287.5
Tier 9 
136 Sam HubbardS. Hubbard CIN DE30 9 82 236 159.0 77.0
137 Sean DavisS. Davis PIT S41 7 91 104 96.7 5.4
138 Lorenzo AlexanderL. Alexander BUF LB59 6 87 107 97.0 10.0
139 Jon BosticJ. Bostic WAS LB60 10 87 185 136.0 49.0
140 Leonard WilliamsL. Williams NYJ DE31 4 92 338 176.7 114.1
141 Mark BarronM. Barron PIT LB61 7 92 121 106.5 14.5
142 Denico AutryD. Autry IND DT9 6 92 327 209.5 117.5
143 Justin EvansJ. Evans TB S42 7 93 275 184.0 91.0
144 Derek BarnettD. Barnett PHI DE32 10 93 299 196.0 103.0
145 Karl JosephK. Joseph OAK S43 6 94 187 140.5 46.5
146 Vince WilliamsV. Williams PIT LB62 7 98 106 102.0 4.0
Tier 10 
147 Kyle FullerK. Fuller CHI CB1 6 100 124 112.0 12.0

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