Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 22 Experts -
Rank WSIS Linebackers (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 
1 Luke Kuechly CAR LB1 11 1 3 1.4 0.7
2 Bobby Wagner SEA LB2 6 1 11 3.3 1.9
3 Alec Ogletree LAR LB3 8 2 9 4.1 1.5
4 Kwon Alexander TB LB4 1 1 26 3.3 5.2
Tier 2 
5 Telvin Smith JAC LB5 8 4 14 6.6 2.1
6 C.J. Mosley BAL LB6 10 5 20 8.0 3.1
7 Ryan Shazier PIT LB7 9 5 13 8.9 2.0
8 Sean Lee DAL LB8 6 6 114 13.9 22.1
Tier 3 
9 Christian Kirksey CLE LB9 9 6 22 12.2 3.4
10 Deion Jones ATL LB10 5 6 27 13.7 5.3
11 Benardrick McKinney HOU LB11 7 10 28 13.8 3.9
12 Lavonte David TB LB12 1 5 20 13.5 3.0
13 Navorro Bowman OAK LB13 10 2 29 14.8 5.3
14 Jerrell Freeman CHI LB14 9 3 28 15.2 6.7
15 Vontaze Burfict CIN LB15 6 5 56 18.2 12.2
16 Eric Kendricks MIN LB16 9 10 31 17.2 4.4
17 Jatavis Brown LAC LB17 9 12 32 18.3 4.6
Tier 4 
18 Zach Brown WAS LB18 5 6 40 20.3 6.7
19 Mark Barron LAR LB19 8 14 33 20.3 4.1
20 K.J. Wright SEA LB20 6 16 35 23.7 3.8
21 Jarrad Davis DET LB21 7 14 86 27.7 15.5
22 Reuben Foster SF LB22 11 10 99 28.5 16.6
23 Kiko Alonso MIA LB23 1 20 54 26.3 7.8
24 Paul Posluszny JAC LB24 8 3 49 31.3 13.2
Tier 5 
25 1 2 42 19.6 10.3
26 Von Miller DEN LB25 5 11 75 29.7 12.5
27 Lawrence Timmons MIA LB26 1 13 35 26.6 5.7
28 Derrick Johnson KC LB27 10 20 42 28.5 5.7
29 Preston Brown BUF LB28 6 12 47 30.6 8.1
30 Vince Williams PIT LB29 9 9 47 32.4 9.2
31 2 16 120 42.9 29.0
32 Jadeveon Clowney HOU LB30 7 5 69 39.3 18.5
33 Darron Lee NYJ LB31 11 18 59 35.3 9.0
34 Myles Jack JAC LB32 8 21 51 33.1 7.3
35 Vic Beasley ATL LB33 5 13 87 47.7 15.5
Tier 6 
36 Deone Bucannon ARI LB34 8 24 52 34.6 7.0
37 Craig Robertson NO LB35 5 8 94 54.4 19.7
38 Brandon Marshall DEN LB36 5 24 48 34.0 6.3
39 Tahir Whitehead DET LB37 7 13 61 42.3 10.0
40 Nigel Bradham PHI LB38 10 13 63 42.7 10.2
41 Avery Williamson TEN LB39 8 20 47 36.0 6.4
42 Thomas Davis CAR LB40 11 17 48 37.6 7.1
43 Whitney Mercilus HOU LB41 7 17 81 65.3 17.0
44 Ramon Humber BUF LB42 6 18 75 46.5 28.5
45 Justin Houston KC LB43 10 19 74 42.6 11.6
46 Chandler Jones ARI LB44 8 22 94 52.4 16.0
47 Dee Ford KC LB45 10 20 101 71.4 28.5
48 BJ Goodson NYG LB46 8 21 52 40.2 7.7
49 Danny Trevathan CHI LB47 9 24 61 41.1 8.4
50 Todd Davis DEN LB48 5 25 68 52.1 12.9
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51 Lorenzo Alexander BUF LB49 6 25 98 66.3 22.6
Tier 7 
52 Korey Toomer LAC LB50 9 27 56 46.2 10.6
53 Ramik Wilson KC LB51 10 29 73 48.9 11.9
54 David Harris NE LB52 9 29 69 53.3 15.7
55 Joe Schobert CLE LB53 9 29 66 53.8 15.1
56 Nick Vigil CIN LB54 6 30 76 46.4 15.6
57 Mason Foster WAS LB55 5 30 66 47.0 9.5
58 Haason Reddick ARI LB56 8 30 152 51.0 29.6
Tier 8 
59 Denzel Perryman LAC LB57 9 36 74 48.7 10.1
60 Cory James OAK LB58 10 35 73 50.7 12.4
61 Karlos Dansby ARI LB59 8 32 75 50.7 11.0
62 Antonio Morrison IND LB60 11 39 70 51.0 11.9
63 Sean Spence FA LB61 49 54 51.5 2.1
64 Jon Bostic IND LB62 11 40 68 53.3 11.3
65 Kamalei Correa BAL LB63 10 40 87 54.0 12.2
66 Jake Ryan GB LB64 8 32 73 57.6 11.0
67 Marquel Lee OAK LB65 10 50 71 57.8 8.6
68 Shaq Thompson CAR LB66 11 47 70 58.2 6.7
69 Anthony Barr MIN LB67 9 37 71 59.5 10.1
70 Demario Davis NYJ LB68 11 41 91 59.7 12.3
71 Reggie Ragland KC LB69 10 32 208 61.2 51.5
72 De'Vondre Campbell ATL LB70 5 54 70 61.7 6.2
73 A.J. Klein NO LB71 5 38 165 61.7 34.4
74 Blake Martinez GB LB72 8 49 87 61.9 13.2
75 Will Compton WAS LB73 5 43 133 62.1 22.7
76 Jonathan Casillas NYG LB74 8 46 99 62.6 15.9
77 Vincent Rey CIN LB75 6 31 93 62.7 20.1
78 3 36 91 64.8 17.2
79 Kevin Minter CIN LB76 6 58 72 65.2 5.1
80 Stephone Anthony MIA LB77 1 41 82 65.3 15.0
81 Elandon Roberts NE LB78 9 42 88 66.0 16.7
82 Wesley Woodyard TEN LB79 8 37 96 66.3 19.3
83 Jelani Jenkins HOU LB80 7 56 81 66.7 8.7
84 Jaylon Smith DAL LB81 6 36 216 68.0 50.5
85 Alex Anzalone NO LB82 5 52 93 70.3 16.5
86 Brian Cushing HOU LB83 7 55 98 75.4 12.0
87 Brian Orakpo TEN LB84 8 65 83 75.6 6.4
88 Bud Dupree PIT LB85 9 48 104 76.0 28.0
89 T.J. Watt PIT LB86 9 52 90 76.0 15.7
90 Leonard Floyd CHI LB87 9 53 88 76.0 16.3
91 Duke Riley ATL LB88 5 44 141 76.7 32.0
92 John Simon IND LB89 11 57 97 77.3 16.3
93 Nick Perry GB LB90 8 77 79 78.0 1.0
94 Bruce Irvin OAK LB91 10 76 81 78.5 2.5
95 Ryan Kerrigan WAS LB92 5 60 111 79.0 15.7
96 Aldon Smith OAK LB93 10 79 80 79.5 0.5
97 Shane Ray DEN LB94 5 54 117 80.0 26.9
98 Akeem Ayers NYG LB95 8 80 85 82.5 2.5
99 Derrick Morgan TEN LB96 8 64 102 83.0 15.5
100 Clay Matthews GB LB97 8 55 112 83.5 28.5
101 4 52 122 87.0 35.0
102 Tyrell Adams FA LB98 63 113 88.0 25.0
103 Kendell Beckwith TB LB99 1 50 189 89.5 47.1
104 Zach Cunningham HOU LB100 7 42 221 92.2 60.1
105 5 81 107 94.0 13.0
106 Terrell Suggs BAL LB101 10 95 96 95.5 0.5
107 Preston Smith WAS LB102 5 86 106 96.0 10.0
108 James Harrison PIT LB103 9 78 132 103.3 22.2
109 6 96 118 107.0 11.0
110 Pernell McPhee CHI LB104 9 86 142 107.3 24.7
111 Tyus Bowser BAL LB105 10 66 156 111.0 45.0
112 Sam Acho CHI LB106 9 84 159 121.5 37.5
113 Ahmad Brooks GB LB107 8 68 186 127.0 59.0
114 Bruce Carter NYJ LB108 11 82 174 128.0 46.0
115 Jalen Reeves-Maybin DET LB109 7 71 206 138.5 67.5
116 Elvis Dumervil SF LB110 11 84 193 138.5 54.5
117 Manti Te'o NO LB111 5 88 213 150.5 62.5
118 Chris Carter WAS LB112 5 85 222 153.5 68.5

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