Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2019)

Consensus of 5 Experts (6 available) -
Rank WSID Defensive Players (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 
1 Darius LeonardD. Leonard IND LB1 6 1 5 2.4 1.7
2 Leighton Vander EschL. Vander DAL LB2 8 3 6 4.2 1.2
3 Deion JonesD. Jones ATL LB3 9 2 7 4.6 1.6
4 Bobby WagnerB. Wagner SEA LB4 11 1 9 4.8 3.2
Tier 2 
5 Luke KuechlyL. Kuechly CAR LB5 7 3 10 5.4 2.7
6 Aaron DonaldA. Donald LAR DT1 9 1 11 7.4 3.7
7 Joey BosaJ. Bosa LAC DE1 12 2 19 7.4 6.1
8 J.J. WattJ. Watt HOU DE2 10 2 14 7.6 4.1
Tier 3 
9 Derwin JamesD. James LAC S1 12 7 22 10.8 5.6
10 Roquan SmithR. Smith CHI LB6 6 2 18 13.0 5.8
11 Jamal AdamsJ. Adams NYJ S2 4 10 18 13.6 2.7
12 Danielle HunterD. Hunter MIN DE3 12 8 17 14.0 3.3
13 C.J. MosleyC. Mosley NYJ LB7 4 9 22 14.0 5.4
14 Landon CollinsL. Collins WAS S3 10 12 17 14.2 1.7
15 Blake MartinezB. Martinez GB LB8 11 5 24 14.6 6.8
16 Myles GarrettM. Garrett CLE DE4 7 10 28 16.8 7.0
17 Tremaine EdmundsT. Edmunds BUF LB9 6 11 21 16.8 4.1
Tier 4 
18 Lavonte DavidL. David TB LB10 7 13 23 17.4 3.3
19 Calais CampbellC. Campbell JAC DE5 10 7 27 18.8 7.0
20 Cory LittletonC. Littleton LAR LB11 9 12 37 22.4 9.8
21 Keanu NealK. Neal ATL S4 9 11 35 23.0 9.1
22 Jaylon SmithJ. Smith DAL LB12 8 19 28 23.8 3.7
23 Christian KirkseyC. Kirksey CLE LB13 7 20 30 24.2 3.9
24 Cameron JordanC. Jordan NO DE6 9 15 35 24.8 6.5
25 Kwon AlexanderK. Alexander SF LB14 4 10 59 25.2 17.4
Tier 5 
26 Demarcus LawrenceD. Lawrence DAL DE7 8 25 43 31.2 6.8
27 John JohnsonJ. Johnson LAR S5 9 23 36 28.8 4.7
28 Devin WhiteD. White TB LB15 7 19 38 31.3 7.6
29 Reshad JonesR. Jones MIA S6 5 21 65 39.2 16.6
30 Devin BushD. Bush PIT LB16 7 23 64 39.2 16.9
31 Trey FlowersT. Flowers DET DE8 5 25 77 41.0 18.6
32 Budda BakerB. Baker ARI S7 12 27 57 39.6 11.1
33 Joe SchobertJ. Schobert CLE LB17 7 18 23 20.3 2.1
34 Myles JackM. Jack JAC LB18 10 24 51 39.8 9.4
35 Frank ClarkF. Clark KC DE9 12 27 38 34.3 4.3
36 Carlos DunlapC. Dunlap CIN DE10 9 24 62 41.6 12.7
Tier 6 
37 Harrison SmithH. Smith MIN S8 12 30 55 44.8 10.9
38 Khalil MackK. Mack CHI LB19 6 28 58 39.5 11.5
39 Demario DavisD. Davis NO LB20 9 33 49 39.8 6.1
40 Kiko AlonsoK. Alonso MIA LB21 5 23 38 30.3 6.1
41 Danny TrevathanD. Trevathan CHI LB22 6 29 40 33.3 4.8
42 Jordan HicksJ. Hicks ARI LB23 12 32 58 43.0 11.4
43 DeForest BucknerD. Buckner SF DT2 4 26 43 35.7 7.1
44 Anthony HitchensA. Hitchens KC LB24 12 41 49 44.3 2.9
45 Zach CunninghamZ. Cunningham HOU LB25 10 33 45 37.3 5.4
46 Akiem HicksA. Hicks CHI DE11 6 39 96 55.4 21.0
47 Justin ReidJ. Reid HOU S9 10 41 52 45.5 4.4
48 Jayon BrownJ. Brown TEN LB26 11 31 42 38.3 5.2
49 Shawn WilliamsS. Williams CIN S10 9 29 49 39.0 8.2
50 Eric KendricksE. Kendricks MIN LB27 12 39 59 47.5 8.8
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Tier 7 
51 Jarrad DavisJ. Davis DET LB28 5 38 45 42.0 2.9
52 Hasean Clinton-DixH. Clinton-Dix CHI S11 6 31 89 54.3 23.1
53 Chris JonesC. Jones KC DT3 12 36 50 43.3 5.7
54 Jordan PoyerJ. Poyer BUF S12 6 32 54 44.0 9.1
55 Tyrann MathieuT. Mathieu KC S13 12 37 59 45.7 9.6
56 Nick VigilN. Vigil CIN LB29 9 26 44 35.0 9.0
57 Alec OgletreeA. Ogletree NYG LB30 11 37 56 46.3 7.8
58 Kevin ByardK. Byard TEN S14 11 44 62 52.5 7.0
59 Bradley McDougaldB. McDougald SEA S15 11 35 45 40.0 5.0
60 Eric ReidE. Reid CAR S16 7 42 42 42.0 0.0
61 Fred WarnerF. Warner SF LB31 4 47 62 52.7 6.6
62 Mason FosterM. Foster WAS LB32 10 34 68 55.0 15.0
63 Antoine BetheaA. Bethea NYG S17 11 50 64 55.7 6.0
Tier 8 
64 Melvin IngramM. Ingram LAC DE12 12 33 66 49.5 16.5
65 Clayton GeathersC. Geathers IND S18 6 54 58 56.0 1.6
66 Jessie Bates IIIJ. Bates CIN S19 9 48 52 50.0 2.0
67 Avery WilliamsonA. Williamson NYJ LB33 4 51 51 51.0 0.0
68 Zach BrownZ. Brown PHI LB34 10 40 68 57.3 12.4
69 Malcolm JenkinsM. Jenkins PHI S20 10 46 67 56.5 10.5
70 Damon HarrisonD. Harrison DET DT4 5 45 98 71.5 26.5
71 Wesley WoodyardW. Woodyard TEN LB35 11 60 67 63.3 2.9
72 T.J. WattT. Watt PIT LB36 7 53 75 64.0 11.0
Tier 9 
73 Cameron HeywardC. Heyward PIT DE13 7 60 100 80.0 20.0
74 Justin SimmonsJ. Simmons DEN S21 10 65 71 68.0 3.0
75 Justin EvansJ. Evans TB S22 7 66 69 67.5 1.5

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