Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2018)

Consensus of 3 Experts -
Rank WSID Defensive Players (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 
1 Luke KuechlyL. Kuechly CAR LB1 4 1 1 1.0 0.0
2 Bobby WagnerB. Wagner SEA LB2 7 2 2 2.0 0.0
3 Joey BosaJ. Bosa LAC DE1 8 3 5 4.0 0.8
Tier 2 
4 C.J. MosleyC. Mosley BAL LB3 10 3 10 5.7 3.1
5 Telvin SmithT. Smith JAC LB4 9 5 6 5.7 0.5
6 J.J. WattJ. Watt HOU DE2 10 6 8 7.3 0.9
7 Sean LeeS. Lee DAL LB5 8 4 13 8.0 3.7
8 Landon CollinsL. Collins NYG S1 9 7 14 9.7 3.1
9 Jason Pierre-PaulJ. Pierre-Paul TB DE3 5 9 13 10.3 1.9
10 Danielle HunterD. Hunter MIN DE4 10 10 12 10.7 0.9
Tier 3 
11 Khalil MackK. Mack OAK DE5 7 11 15 12.3 1.9
12 Reshad JonesR. Jones MIA S2 11 7 22 13.7 6.2
13 Calais CampbellC. Campbell JAC DE6 9 11 18 14.0 2.9
14 Olivier VernonO. Vernon NYG DE7 9 14 16 14.7 0.9
15 Keanu NealK. Neal ATL S3 8 15 22 17.7 3.1
16 Lavonte DavidL. David TB LB6 5 16 21 18.7 2.1
17 Deion JonesD. Jones ATL LB7 8 17 23 20.0 2.4
18 Kwon AlexanderK. Alexander TB LB8 5 3 41 20.7 15.6
Tier 4 
19 Aaron DonaldA. Donald LAR DT1 12 18 28 21.7 4.5
20 Alec OgletreeA. Ogletree NYG LB9 9 5 46 24.0 16.9
21 Carlos DunlapC. Dunlap CIN DE8 9 17 34 24.3 7.1
22 Melvin IngramM. Ingram LAC DE9 8 23 28 24.7 2.4
23 Harrison SmithH. Smith MIN S4 10 24 31 28.3 3.1
24 Zach BrownZ. Brown WAS LB10 4 25 36 28.7 5.2
25 Myles GarrettM. Garrett CLE DE10 11 27 39 31.7 5.2
26 Christian KirkseyC. Kirksey CLE LB11 11 19 53 32.7 14.7
27 Mark BarronM. Barron LAR LB12 12 28 42 33.0 6.4
Tier 5 
28 Jadeveon ClowneyJ. Clowney HOU LB13 10 30 49 38.7 7.8
29 Brandon GrahamB. Graham PHI DE11 9 36 41 38.7 2.1
30 Vontaze BurfictV. Burfict CIN LB14 9 20 101 47.3 38.0
31 Everson GriffenE. Griffen MIN DE12 10 20 90 45.7 31.5
32 Eric KendricksE. Kendricks MIN LB15 10 29 57 41.3 11.7
33 Jatavis BrownJ. Brown LAC LB16 8 32 54 42.0 9.1
34 Benardrick McKinneyB. McKinney HOU LB17 10 25 71 43.0 20.1
35 Danny TrevathanD. Trevathan CHI LB18 5 24 86 46.7 27.9
36 DeForest BucknerD. Buckner SF DT2 11 33 55 43.7 9.0
37 Cameron JordanC. Jordan NO DE13 6 24 91 49.0 29.9
38 Navorro BowmanN. Bowman FA LB19 31 67 45.0 15.7
39 Johnathan CyprienJ. Cyprien TEN S5 8 27 77 46.0 22.1
40 Muhammad WilkersonM. Wilkerson GB DE14 7 26 92 51.0 29.2
41 Tony JeffersonT. Jefferson BAL S6 10 34 65 47.7 12.9
Tier 6 
42 Ezekiel AnsahE. Ansah DET DE15 6 31 75 48.3 19.1
43 Trey FlowersT. Flowers NE DE16 11 36 84 54.0 21.4
44 Barry ChurchB. Church JAC S7 9 38 70 51.7 13.5
45 Von MillerV. Miller DEN LB20 10 45 56 52.0 5.0
46 Leonard WilliamsL. Williams NYJ DE17 11 35 94 58.0 25.8
47 Eric ReidE. Reid FA S8 38 73 52.3 15.0
48 Jarrad DavisJ. Davis DET LB21 6 46 64 54.3 7.4
49 Vince WilliamsV. Williams PIT LB22 7 50 57 54.3 3.1
50 Ndamukong SuhN. Suh LAR DT3 12 40 96 61.3 24.7
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51 Jerry HughesJ. Hughes BUF DE18 11 43 97 63.0 24.2
52 Fletcher CoxF. Cox PHI DT4 9 44 98 64.0 24.2
Tier 7 
53 Deone BucannonD. Bucannon ARI LB23 9 47 82 60.0 15.6
54 Karl JosephK. Joseph OAK S9 7 47 72 58.3 10.3
55 Jordan PoyerJ. Poyer BUF S10 11 48 93 64.3 20.3
56 Myles JackM. Jack JAC LB24 9 49 75 59.3 11.3
57 Vic BeasleyV. Beasley ATL LB25 8 52 70 60.7 7.4
58 Morgan BurnettM. Burnett PIT S11 7 41 93 66.3 21.2
59 K.J. WrightK. Wright SEA LB26 7 48 99 68.3 22.1
60 Hasean Clinton-DixH. Clinton-Dix GB S12 7 50 81 64.0 12.8
61 Kiko AlonsoK. Alonso MIA LB27 11 52 80 64.7 11.6
62 Michael BennettM. Bennett PHI DE19 9 53 78 64.7 10.3
Tier 8 
63 Chandler JonesC. Jones ARI LB28 9 58 99 73.7 18.1
64 Tyrann MathieuT. Mathieu HOU S13 10 60 89 71.7 12.5
65 Sean DavisS. Davis PIT S14 7 62 95 74.0 14.9
66 Kawann ShortK. Short CAR DT5 4 64 83 71.3 8.3
67 Reuben FosterR. Foster SF LB29 11 59 100 86.3 19.3
68 Darron LeeD. Lee NYJ LB30 11 68 80 72.0 5.7
69 Jamal AdamsJ. Adams NYJ S15 11 69 86 74.7 8.0
70 Eric WeddleE. Weddle BAL S16 10 70 85 75.7 6.6
Tier 9 
71 Robert QuinnR. Quinn MIA DE20 11 71 82 76.3 4.5

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