Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2018)

Consensus of 21 Experts (26 available) -
Rank WSID Linebackers (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 
1 Bobby WagnerB. Wagner SEA LB1 7 1 8 2.2 1.6
2 Luke KuechlyL. Kuechly CAR LB2 4 1 7 2.7 1.6
3 C.J. MosleyC. Mosley BAL LB3 10 1 5 2.8 0.8
4 Telvin SmithT. Smith JAC LB4 9 3 11 5.6 2.0
Tier 2 
5 Sean LeeS. Lee DAL LB5 8 6 22 10.4 4.2
6 Lavonte DavidL. David TB LB6 5 2 18 11.4 2.5
7 Deion JonesD. Jones ATL LB7 8 1 48 4.8 2.5
8 Kwon AlexanderK. Alexander TB LB8 5 4 15 6.8 1.7
9 Zach BrownZ. Brown WAS LB9 4 1 19 7.6 2.8
Tier 3 
10 Blake MartinezB. Martinez GB LB10 7 4 42 8.9 3.6
11 Mark BarronM. Barron LAR LB11 12 5 25 15.6 4.1
12 Christian KirkseyC. Kirksey CLE LB12 11 7 21 9.7 2.2
13 Alec OgletreeA. Ogletree NYG LB13 9 3 19 11.5 3.1
14 Deone BucannonD. Bucannon ARI LB14 9 9 39 19.1 6.2
15 Eric KendricksE. Kendricks MIN LB15 10 10 27 16.0 3.2
16 Danny TrevathanD. Trevathan CHI LB16 5 9 38 24.1 6.0
Tier 4 
17 Jarrad DavisJ. Davis DET LB17 6 14 28 19.0 4.1
18 Myles JackM. Jack JAC LB18 9 15 49 22.5 7.0
19 Wesley WoodyardW. Woodyard TEN LB19 8 12 42 23.4 7.6
20 Vince WilliamsV. Williams PIT LB20 7 21 35 26.4 3.7
21 Roquan SmithR. Smith CHI LB21 5 9 165 20.9 7.5
22 Kiko AlonsoK. Alonso MIA LB22 11 18 40 27.7 3.9
23 Tremaine EdmundsT. Edmunds BUF LB23 11 6 68 21.6 9.1
24 Demario DavisD. Davis NO LB24 6 12 40 22.2 6.0
25 Avery WilliamsonA. Williamson NYJ LB25 11 13 55 28.7 6.1
26 Benardrick McKinneyB. McKinney HOU LB26 10 12 39 25.5 7.2
27 Brandon MarshallB. Marshall DEN LB27 10 11 53 36.9 8.4
28 Joe SchobertJ. Schobert CLE LB28 11 12 51 26.2 6.4
29 Anthony HitchensA. Hitchens KC LB29 12 10 57 26.6 7.0
30 Tahir WhiteheadT. Whitehead OAK LB30 7 18 58 32.8 5.2
Tier 5 
31 Reuben FosterR. Foster SF LB31 11 8 60 27.8 9.3
32 Preston BrownP. Brown CIN LB32 9 14 60 31.8 7.3
33 Von MillerV. Miller DEN LB33 10 17 72 34.8 6.2
34 K.J. WrightK. Wright SEA LB34 7 11 135 29.3 7.0
35 Darron LeeD. Lee NYJ LB35 11 24 51 37.2 4.9
36 Denzel PerrymanD. Perryman LAC LB36 8 15 80 43.1 5.8
37 Raekwon McMillanR. McMillan MIA LB37 11 20 75 39.5 8.5
38 Zach CunninghamZ. Cunningham HOU LB38 10 15 72 35.0 9.2
39 Vontaze BurfictV. Burfict CIN LB39 9 19 89 44.5 9.0
Tier 6 
40 Jatavis BrownJ. Brown LAC LB40 8 14 78 37.4 13.5
41 Jamie CollinsJ. Collins CLE LB41 11 4 57 37.6 7.9
42 Malcolm SmithM. Smith SF LB42 11 12 83 44.1 11.5
43 Rashaan EvansR. Evans TEN LB43 8 25 157 44.5 6.1
44 Thomas DavisT. Davis CAR LB44 4 13 87 51.9 14.6
45 Mason FosterM. Foster WAS LB45 4 33 70 47.9 8.7
46 Jaylon SmithJ. Smith DAL LB46 8 37 62 50.2 7.7
47 Nigel BradhamN. Bradham PHI LB47 9 26 61 47.2 7.2
48 Reggie RaglandR. Ragland KC LB48 12 24 62 47.8 7.5
49 Jordan HicksJ. Hicks PHI LB49 9 21 57 47.6 6.7
50 Kyle Van NoyK. Van NE LB50 11 28 64 41.5 7.5
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51 Darius LeonardD. Leonard IND LB51 9 26 69 46.2 11.9
52 Olivier VernonO. Vernon NYG LB52 9 8 105 38.4 16.7
53 Leighton Vander EschL. Vander DAL LB53 8 21 186 54.4 11.7
54 Justin HoustonJ. Houston KC LB54 12 25 64 50.1 8.9
Tier 7 
55 BJ GoodsonB. Goodson NYG LB55 9 24 77 54.5 10.4
56 Antonio MorrisonA. Morrison GB LB56 7 24 121 46.9 7.4
57 De'Vondre CampbellD. Campbell ATL LB57 8 29 68 56.3 5.8
58 Derrick JohnsonD. Johnson FA LB58 10 77 56.4 12.0
59 Jon BosticJ. Bostic PIT LB59 7 18 90 59.3 13.0
60 Anthony BarrA. Barr MIN LB60 10 41 72 59.8 8.7
61 Shaq ThompsonS. Thompson CAR LB61 4 46 98 60.2 8.1
62 Haason ReddickH. Reddick ARI LB62 9 30 128 52.6 12.9
63 Navorro BowmanN. Bowman FA LB63 16 66 47.8 8.4
64 Josh BynesJ. Bynes ARI LB64 9 39 76 61.1 7.7
65 Whitney MercilusW. Mercilus HOU LB65 10 28 95 57.0 11.1
66 Craig RobertsonC. Robertson NO LB66 6 21 145 49.7 8.3
67 Anthony WalkerA. Walker IND LB67 9 35 104 63.5 13.7
68 Dont'a HightowerD. Hightower NE LB68 11 33 104 64.8 8.7
69 Matt MilanoM. Milano BUF LB69 11 27 78 55.3 9.7
70 Ryan KerriganR. Kerrigan WAS LB70 4 27 98 56.7 8.7
71 Leonard FloydL. Floyd CHI LB71 5 54 97 69.1 8.2
72 Jadeveon ClowneyJ. Clowney HOU DE1 10 22 91 48.0 18.7
73 Khalil MackK. Mack CHI LB72 5 12 50 32.0 12.9
Tier 8 
74 Tyler MatakevichT. Matakevich PIT LB73 7 40 131 53.7 8.1
75 Lawrence TimmonsL. Timmons FA LB74 19 53 43.4 12.7
76 Nick VigilN. Vigil CIN LB75 9 23 70 48.4 9.5
77 Oren BurksO. Burks GB LB76 7 50 87 65.2 4.3
78 Todd DavisT. Davis DEN LB77 10 49 85 68.2 13.1
79 Lorenzo AlexanderL. Alexander BUF LB78 11 48 90 71.0 11.8
80 Cory LittletonC. Littleton LAR LB79 12 33 85 59.8 10.0
81 Patrick OnwuasorP. Onwuasor BAL LB80 10 42 108 60.0 14.3
82 Jalen Reeves-MaybinJ. Reeves-Maybin DET LB81 6 43 124 62.0 13.6
83 T.J. WattT. Watt PIT LB82 7 33 70 63.4 9.0
84 Skai MooreS. Moore IND LB83 9 30 166 64.4 35.4
85 Kamu Grugier-HillK. Grugier-Hill PHI LB84 9 31 100 68.4 26.2
86 Fred WarnerF. Warner SF LB85 11 17 84 53.3 28.9
87 Matt JudonM. Judon BAL LB86 10 53 79 69.4 10.3
88 Dee FordD. Ford KC LB87 12 34 112 81.7 14.4
89 Terrell SuggsT. Suggs BAL LB88 10 46 92 74.8 15.7
Tier 9 
90 Will ComptonW. Compton TEN LB89 8 38 65 48.3 11.9
91 Brian OrakpoB. Orakpo TEN LB90 8 59 101 84.2 13.1
92 Nick PerryN. Perry GB LB91 7 61 91 84.2 7.0
93 Jayon BrownJ. Brown TEN LB92 8 48 122 84.6 19.7
94 Christian JonesC. Jones DET LB93 6 44 123 85.8 7.1
95 Bradley ChubbB. Chubb DEN LB94 10 41 112 86.0 18.2
96 Manti Te'oM. Te'o NO LB95 6 28 113 75.0 33.7
97 Stephone AnthonyS. Anthony MIA LB96 11 17 134 87.2 30.4
98 Elandon RobertsE. Roberts NE LB97 11 54 99 88.0 17.1
99 Clay MatthewsC. Matthews GB LB98 7 62 99 88.8 6.6
100 Preston SmithP. Smith WAS LB99 4 67 102 90.0 12.7
101 Ramon HumberR. Humber NE LB100 11 45 109 84.0 23.8
102 Emmanuel LamurE. Lamur OAK LB101 7 27 117 68.7 37.0
103 Devon KennardD. Kennard DET LB102 6 51 107 94.4 9.6
104 Bud DupreeB. Dupree PIT LB103 7 81 108 94.6 9.5
105 Albert McClellanA. McClellan NE LB104 11 39 258 116.3 86.2
106 Jordan JenkinsJ. Jenkins NYJ LB105 11 61 110 94.8 17.9
107 Marquel LeeM. Lee OAK LB106 7 46 124 86.0 28.7
108 Alex AnzaloneA. Anzalone NO LB107 6 38 138 87.3 35.9
109 Nick KwiatkoskiN. Kwiatkoski CHI LB108 5 51 114 86.3 22.8
110 Mychal KendricksM. Kendricks SEA LB109 7 50 242 113.8 75.6
111 Ramik WilsonR. Wilson LAR LB110 12 51 116 96.0 24.2
112 Vic BeasleyV. Beasley ATL DT1 8 43 44 43.5 0.5
113 Jerome BakerJ. Baker MIA LB111 11 64 128 89.5 25.0
114 Kendell BeckwithK. Beckwith TB LB112 5 74 102 90.3 10.2
115 Korey ToomerK. Toomer GB LB113 7 50 113 91.0 24.4
116 Takkarist McKinleyT. McKinley ATL LB114 8 56 93 78.0 15.9
117 Bruce IrvinB. Irvin ATL DT2 8 31 86 58.5 27.5
118 Derrick MorganD. Morgan TEN LB115 8 88 116 103.2 9.8
119 A.J. KleinA. Klein NO LB116 6 61 110 89.3 20.7
120 Carl LawsonC. Lawson CIN LB117 9 93 129 107.0 14.8
Tier 10 
121 Kenny YoungK. Young BAL LB118 10 63 163 102.0 43.7
122 Shaquem GriffinS. Griffin SEA LB119 7 31 114 72.5 41.5
123 Leon JacobsL. Jacobs JAC LB120 9 85 105 94.0 8.3
124 Barkevious MingoB. Mingo SEA LB121 7 82 111 96.3 11.8
125 Kevin MinterK. Minter TB LB122 5 53 234 130.0 76.3
126 Samson EbukamS. Ebukam LAR LB123 12 76 109 98.0 15.6
127 Keenan RobinsonK. Robinson FA LB124 59 238 136.7 75.0
128 David HarrisD. Harris FA LB125 52 274 151.7 92.0
129 Duke RileyD. Riley ATL LB126 8 81 123 107.0 18.5
130 Blair BrownB. Brown JAC LB127 9 65 141 109.7 32.4
131 Matt LongacreM. Longacre LAR LB128 12 96 118 108.3 9.2
132 Vincent ReyV. Rey CIN LB129 9 75 152 115.3 31.5
133 Kyzir WhiteK. White LAC LB130 8 68 209 138.5 70.5
134 Kyle EmanuelK. Emanuel LAC LB131 8 94 125 113.3 13.8
135 Hayes PullardH. Pullard LAC LB132 8 104 235 151.0 59.5
136 Ray-Ray ArmstrongR. Armstrong CLE LB133 11 99 120 109.5 10.5
137 Marquis FlowersM. Flowers FA LB134 101 137 121.3 15.1
138 Brock CoyleB. Coyle SF LB135 11 100 160 129.0 24.5
139 John SimonJ. Simon NE LB136 11 107 240 156.3 59.5
Tier 11 
140 Kemoko TurayK. Turay IND LB137 9 122 198 148.0 35.4
141 Frank ZomboF. Zombo KC LB138 12 118 253 167.0 61.0
142 Za'Darius SmithZ. Smith BAL LB139 10 121 175 142.3 23.5
143 Shaquil BarrettS. Barrett DEN LB140 10 119 184 145.3 27.9
Tier 12 
144 Eli HaroldE. Harold DET LB141 6 132 173 152.5 20.5

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