Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 18 Experts -
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Rank Player (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 (EDIT)
1 Luke Kuechly CAR LB1 11 1 3 1.3 0.6
2 Kwon Alexander TB LB2 11 1 6 2.4 1.3
3 Bobby Wagner SEA LB3 6 2 4 2.9 0.7
Tier 2 (EDIT)
4 Alec Ogletree LAR LB4 8 4 10 5.0 1.7
5 Telvin Smith JAC LB5 8 5 15 7.6 3.0
6 Jamie Collins CLE LB6 9 5 17 8.3 3.0
7 C.J. Mosley BAL LB7 10 5 20 8.4 3.5
8 Vontaze Burfict CIN LB8 6 2 17 8.9 4.2
9 Ryan Shazier PIT LB9 9 5 13 8.9 1.8
Tier 3 (EDIT)
10 Sean Lee DAL LB10 6 6 20 10.3 3.5
11 Christian Kirksey CLE LB11 9 8 16 12.6 2.2
12 Deion Jones ATL LB12 5 6 17 12.6 3.3
13 Navorro Bowman SF LB13 11 2 22 12.7 5.8
14 Lavonte David TB LB14 11 7 19 13.9 2.7
15 Benardrick McKinney HOU LB15 7 10 18 14.0 2.6
16 Jerrell Freeman CHI LB16 9 3 28 15.8 6.6
17 Eric Kendricks MIN LB17 9 10 23 16.2 3.2
Tier 4 (EDIT)
18 Jatavis Brown LAC LB18 9 12 25 17.8 3.3
19 Zach Brown WAS LB19 5 12 34 19.9 4.6
20 Mark Barron LAR LB20 8 15 26 20.4 2.7
21 Khalil Mack OAK DE1 10 2 30 17.3 7.1
22 K.J. Wright SEA LB21 6 18 26 22.6 2.2
23 Kiko Alonso MIA LB22 11 16 38 23.5 4.5
24 Jarrad Davis DET LB23 7 17 43 23.5 5.9
Tier 5 (EDIT)
25 Von Miller DEN LB24 5 11 38 26.1 6.8
26 Lawrence Timmons MIA LB25 11 14 35 27.3 5.4
27 Derrick Johnson KC LB26 10 20 41 27.6 4.9
28 Reuben Foster SF LB27 11 19 35 27.7 3.9
29 Jordan Hicks PHI LB28 10 19 37 27.9 4.8
30 Vince Williams PIT LB29 9 19 47 31.6 8.2
31 Myles Jack JAC LB30 8 20 39 30.4 5.1
32 Preston Brown BUF LB31 6 17 47 33.1 7.6
33 Jadeveon Clowney HOU LB32 7 5 60 36.0 17.1
34 Brandon Marshall DEN LB33 5 21 49 34.1 7.4
35 Paul Posluszny JAC LB34 8 25 49 35.7 8.2
36 Darron Lee NYJ LB35 11 22 47 34.6 6.9
37 Vic Beasley ATL LB36 5 13 67 44.9 12.4
Tier 6 (EDIT)
38 Robert Quinn LAR LB37 8 21 72 37.7 15.7
39 Deone Bucannon ARI LB38 8 25 45 33.1 5.5
40 Danny Trevathan CHI LB39 9 22 61 40.3 8.9
41 BJ Goodson NYG LB40 8 25 49 39.3 6.9
42 Haason Reddick ARI LB41 8 25 64 42.3 10.1
43 Ramik Wilson KC LB42 10 27 76 49.9 13.0
44 Justin Houston KC LB43 10 28 55 41.5 7.2
45 Chandler Jones ARI LB44 8 28 71 48.8 11.1
46 Thomas Davis CAR LB45 11 29 48 37.7 5.4
47 Kamalei Correa BAL LB46 10 29 77 49.6 13.8
Tier 7 (EDIT)
48 Avery Williamson TEN LB47 8 30 47 37.1 4.6
49 Nigel Bradham PHI LB48 10 30 63 42.8 8.6
50 Marquel Lee OAK LB49 10 30 65 48.4 11.4
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51 Reggie Ragland BUF LB50 6 32 78 43.6 14.4
52 Tahir Whitehead DET LB51 7 32 61 43.9 7.9
53 Denzel Perryman LAC LB52 9 36 58 44.8 6.0
54 Dont'a Hightower NE LB53 9 32 61 46.6 8.6
55 Mason Foster WAS LB54 5 40 66 49.9 8.3
56 Karlos Dansby ARI LB55 8 39 75 50.3 11.0
57 Vincent Rey CIN LB56 6 35 76 52.0 17.5
58 A.J. Klein NO LB57 5 36 79 52.4 12.3
59 Jaylon Smith DAL LB58 6 36 91 52.6 20.4
60 Sean Spence IND LB59 11 45 68 53.2 7.2
61 Will Compton WAS LB60 5 39 90 55.1 14.3
62 De'Vondre Campbell ATL LB61 5 51 58 55.5 2.4
63 T.J. Watt PIT LB62 9 52 59 55.5 3.5
64 Anthony Barr MIN LB63 9 37 71 56.4 10.6
65 Markus Golden ARI LB64 8 41 68 56.8 9.3
66 Cory James OAK LB65 10 33 87 57.7 18.4
67 Craig Robertson NO LB66 5 37 94 58.0 18.2
68 Todd Davis DEN LB67 5 43 68 58.5 7.9
69 Jake Ryan GB LB68 8 39 73 59.1 9.9
70 Stephone Anthony NO LB69 5 41 71 59.7 13.3
71 Shaq Thompson CAR LB70 11 51 70 60.1 6.0
72 Demario Davis NYJ LB71 11 45 91 60.2 13.6
73 Blake Martinez GB LB72 8 37 87 61.6 14.9
74 Kevin Minter CIN LB73 6 39 72 62.0 9.5
75 Jelani Jenkins OAK LB74 10 47 81 62.0 10.8
76 Antonio Morrison IND LB75 11 35 92 62.3 21.2
77 Jonathan Casillas NYG LB76 8 40 100 62.6 18.8
78 Jabaal Sheard IND LB77 11 40 80 63.2 13.7
79 Whitney Mercilus HOU LB78 7 48 74 63.7 8.9
80 Elandon Roberts NE LB79 9 38 88 65.0 18.1
81 John Simon IND LB80 11 43 97 65.7 22.9
82 Kendell Beckwith TB LB81 11 50 97 66.8 18.3
83 Shane Ray DEN LB82 5 54 81 68.0 11.0
84 Leonard Floyd CHI LB83 9 53 84 68.5 15.5
85 Ryan Kerrigan WAS LB84 5 60 77 69.4 6.7
86 Zach Cunningham HOU LB85 7 42 95 70.3 19.1
87 Wesley Woodyard TEN LB86 8 50 96 70.4 15.1
88 Derrick Morgan TEN LB87 8 64 78 71.0 7.0
89 Brian Orakpo TEN LB88 8 65 83 71.3 6.4
90 Gerald Hodges BUF LB89 6 55 88 71.5 16.5
91 Duke Riley ATL LB90 5 40 99 73.5 23.0
92 Aldon Smith OAK LB91 10 68 80 74.0 6.0
93 Dee Ford KC LB92 10 64 92 76.3 11.7
94 Lorenzo Alexander BUF LB93 6 64 98 77.0 13.4
95 Akeem Ayers IND LB94 11 69 85 77.0 8.0
96 Brian Cushing HOU LB95 7 61 98 77.8 12.2
97 Alex Anzalone NO LB96 5 65 93 80.0 11.5
98 Pernell McPhee CHI LB97 9 75 94 84.5 9.5

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