Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2018)

Consensus of 2 Experts -
Rank WSID Defensive Players (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 
1 Luke KuechlyL. Kuechly CAR LB1 1 1 1.0 0.0
2 Bobby WagnerB. Wagner SEA LB2 2 2 2.0 0.0
3 Joey BosaJ. Bosa LAC DE1 4 5 4.5 0.5
Tier 2 
4 C.J. MosleyC. Mosley BAL LB3 3 10 6.5 3.5
5 Telvin SmithT. Smith JAC LB4 6 7 6.5 0.5
6 J.J. WattJ. Watt HOU DE2 8 8 8.0 0.0
7 Sean LeeS. Lee DAL LB5 4 13 8.5 4.5
8 Landon CollinsL. Collins NYG S1 6 14 10.0 4.0
9 Jason Pierre-PaulJ. Pierre-Paul NYG DE3 9 13 11.0 2.0
10 Danielle HunterD. Hunter MIN DE4 10 12 11.0 1.0
11 Khalil MackK. Mack OAK DE5 11 14 12.5 1.5
Tier 3 
12 Reshad JonesR. Jones MIA S2 7 22 14.5 7.5
13 Calais CampbellC. Campbell JAC DE6 11 18 14.5 3.5
14 Olivier VernonO. Vernon NYG DE7 15 16 15.5 0.5
15 Keanu NealK. Neal ATL S3 16 22 19.0 3.0
16 Lavonte DavidL. David TB LB6 19 21 20.0 1.0
17 Deion JonesD. Jones ATL LB7 20 23 21.5 1.5
18 Kwon AlexanderK. Alexander TB LB8 3 41 22.0 19.0
19 Aaron DonaldA. Donald LAR DT1 18 28 23.0 5.0
Tier 4 
20 Vontaze BurfictV. Burfict CIN LB9 21 27 24.0 3.0
21 Alec OgletreeA. Ogletree LAR LB10 5 46 25.5 20.5
22 Carlos DunlapC. Dunlap CIN DE8 17 34 25.5 8.5
23 Melvin IngramM. Ingram LAC DE9 23 30 26.5 3.5
24 Harrison SmithH. Smith MIN S4 31 32 31.5 0.5
25 Zach BrownZ. Brown WAS LB11 25 39 32.0 7.0
26 Mark BarronM. Barron LAR LB12 29 42 35.5 6.5
27 Christian KirkseyC. Kirksey CLE LB13 19 53 36.0 17.0
28 Myles GarrettM. Garrett CLE DE10 27 45 36.0 9.0
Tier 5 
29 Brandon GrahamB. Graham PHI DE11 39 41 40.0 1.0
30 Jadeveon ClowneyJ. Clowney HOU LB14 30 54 42.0 12.0
31 Eric KendricksE. Kendricks MIN LB15 31 57 44.0 13.0
32 Jatavis BrownJ. Brown LAC LB16 34 54 44.0 10.0
33 Navorro BowmanN. Bowman OAK LB17 24 67 45.5 21.5
34 DeForest BucknerD. Buckner SF DT2 36 55 45.5 9.5
35 Everson GriffenE. Griffen MIN DE12 20 90 55.0 35.0
36 Benardrick McKinneyB. McKinney HOU LB18 26 71 48.5 22.5
37 Danny TrevathanD. Trevathan CHI LB19 24 89 56.5 32.5
Tier 6 
38 Cameron JordanC. Jordan NO DE13 25 91 58.0 33.0
39 Tony JeffersonT. Jefferson BAL S5 37 65 51.0 14.0
40 Johnathan CyprienJ. Cyprien TEN S6 28 77 52.5 24.5
41 Von MillerV. Miller DEN LB20 49 56 52.5 3.5
42 Muhammad WilkersonM. Wilkerson NYJ DE14 29 92 60.5 31.5
43 Ezekiel AnsahE. Ansah DET DE15 33 75 54.0 21.0
44 Barry ChurchB. Church JAC S7 40 70 55.0 15.0
45 Vince WilliamsV. Williams PIT LB21 50 60 55.0 5.0
46 Morgan BurnettM. Burnett GB S8 35 93 64.0 29.0
47 Jarrad DavisJ. Davis DET LB22 48 64 56.0 8.0
48 Trey FlowersT. Flowers NE DE16 36 87 61.5 25.5
49 Eric ReidE. Reid SF S9 38 76 57.0 19.0
50 Leonard WilliamsL. Williams NYJ DE17 38 94 66.0 28.0
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Tier 7 
51 Paul PoslusznyP. Posluszny JAC LB23 43 95 69.0 26.0
52 Ndamukong SuhN. Suh MIA DT3 44 96 70.0 26.0
53 Karl JosephK. Joseph OAK S10 50 72 61.0 11.0
54 Jerry HughesJ. Hughes BUF DE18 46 97 71.5 25.5
55 Deone BucannonD. Bucannon ARI LB24 47 85 66.0 19.0
56 Fletcher CoxF. Cox PHI DT4 47 98 72.5 25.5
57 Jordan PoyerJ. Poyer BUF S11 48 96 72.0 24.0
58 Vic BeasleyV. Beasley ATL LB25 52 73 62.5 10.5
59 Myles JackM. Jack JAC LB26 49 77 63.0 14.0
60 K.J. WrightK. Wright SEA LB27 51 99 75.0 24.0
61 Reuben FosterR. Foster SF LB28 52 100 76.0 24.0
62 Hasean Clinton-DixH. Clinton-Dix GB S12 53 81 67.0 14.0
Tier 8 
63 Kiko AlonsoK. Alonso MIA LB29 56 80 68.0 12.0
64 Michael BennettM. Bennett SEA DE19 57 78 67.5 10.5
65 Chandler JonesC. Jones ARI LB30 58 102 80.0 22.0
66 Sean DavisS. Davis PIT S13 62 98 80.0 18.0
67 Tyrann MathieuT. Mathieu ARI S14 64 89 76.5 12.5
68 Kawann ShortK. Short CAR DT5 68 83 75.5 7.5
69 Darron LeeD. Lee NYJ LB31 68 83 75.5 7.5
Tier 9 
70 Jamal AdamsJ. Adams NYJ S15 72 86 79.0 7.0
71 Eric WeddleE. Weddle BAL S16 75 85 80.0 5.0
72 Robert QuinnR. Quinn LAR DE20 78 82 80.0 2.0

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