Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 12 Experts -
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Rank Player (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 (EDIT)
1 Luke Kuechly CAR LB1 11 1 8 2.1 1.9
2 Bobby Wagner SEA LB2 6 1 7 3.1 1.6
Tier 2 (EDIT)
3 Kwon Alexander TB LB3 11 1 4 1.9 0.9
4 C.J. Mosley BAL LB4 10 4 11 6.8 2.1
5 Telvin Smith JAC LB5 8 3 10 7.3 2.2
6 Alec Ogletree LAR LB6 8 3 26 9.9 9.0
7 Sean Lee DAL LB7 6 5 22 10.8 6.2
8 Lavonte David TB LB8 11 2 20 11.0 5.8
Tier 3 (EDIT)
9 Ryan Shazier PIT LB9 9 6 13 9.4 1.9
10 Eric Kendricks MIN LB10 9 10 19 14.4 3.0
11 Benardrick McKinney HOU LB11 7 6 18 11.2 3.3
12 Jamie Collins CLE LB12 9 5 13 6.8 2.6
13 Christian Kirksey CLE LB13 9 4 16 12.2 3.2
14 Vontaze Burfict CIN LB14 6 5 27 16.0 5.6
15 Deion Jones ATL LB15 5 8 18 13.4 3.2
16 Navorro Bowman SF LB16 11 3 22 13.8 6.6
Tier 4 (EDIT)
17 Zach Brown WAS LB17 5 13 25 18.2 3.1
18 Jerrell Freeman CHI LB18 9 7 31 20.7 6.1
19 Paul Posluszny JAC LB19 8 4 55 23.0 12.4
20 Derrick Johnson KC LB20 10 9 33 21.7 6.8
21 Deone Bucannon ARI LB21 8 5 35 22.4 10.7
22 Mark Barron LAR LB22 8 14 23 18.0 3.2
23 K.J. Wright SEA LB23 6 15 29 22.2 3.8
Tier 5 (EDIT)
24 Jatavis Brown LAC LB24 9 11 41 21.6 8.5
25 Brandon Marshall DEN LB25 5 11 40 24.6 9.5
26 Khalil Mack OAK LB26 10 7 20 15.6 5.2
27 D'Qwell Jackson FA LB27 7 8 7.7 0.5
28 Kiko Alonso MIA LB28 11 17 26 22.4 2.5
29 Malcolm Smith SF LB29 11 11 65 28.8 13.1
30 Thomas Davis CAR LB30 11 12 48 29.1 13.3
31 Danny Trevathan CHI LB31 9 14 47 29.4 11.7
32 Chandler Jones ARI LB32 8 13 52 32.8 15.3
33 Denzel Perryman LAC LB33 9 15 43 32.3 10.5
34 Stephone Anthony NO LB34 5 17 51 26.8 14.1
35 Lawrence Timmons MIA LB35 11 18 34 28.5 4.8
Tier 6 (EDIT)
36 Reuben Foster SF LB36 11 18 36 27.8 5.3
37 Jordan Hicks PHI LB37 10 24 36 29.6 3.5
38 Robert Quinn LAR LB38 8 14 76 45.0 31.0
39 Tahir Whitehead DET LB39 7 17 61 36.5 11.6
40 Von Miller DEN LB40 5 25 37 31.3 4.2
41 Jabaal Sheard IND LB41 11 22 83 52.5 30.5
42 Avery Williamson TEN LB42 8 26 36 32.0 3.4
43 Preston Brown BUF LB43 6 23 56 38.6 8.6
44 Myles Jack JAC LB44 8 27 38 31.8 4.0
Tier 7 (EDIT)
45 Craig Robertson NO LB45 5 26 67 41.1 11.0
46 Karlos Dansby ARI LB46 8 29 45 39.8 5.0
47 Mason Foster WAS LB47 5 30 66 43.3 9.7
48 Nigel Bradham PHI LB48 10 30 43 37.3 4.4
Tier 8 (EDIT)
49 Darron Lee NYJ LB49 11 31 46 40.0 5.7
50 Will Compton WAS LB50 5 36 50 43.6 4.4
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51 Vic Beasley ATL LB51 5 37 58 44.8 6.5
52 Jonathan Casillas NYG LB52 8 37 54 47.6 6.3
53 Justin Houston KC LB53 10 38 49 44.0 3.6
54 Markus Golden ARI LB54 8 39 64 48.0 7.2
55 Demario Davis NYJ LB55 11 40 58 49.7 5.2
56 Kendell Beckwith TB LB56 11 41 56 47.8 6.1
57 Dont'a Hightower NE LB57 9 42 55 50.0 5.7
58 Jelani Jenkins OAK LB58 10 48 55 51.5 3.5
59 De'Vondre Campbell ATL LB59 5 53 56 54.0 1.4
60 Anthony Barr MIN LB60 9 57 69 63.0 6.0
61 Kevin Minter CIN LB61 6 57 59 58.0 1.0
62 Shaq Thompson CAR LB62 11 59 61 60.0 1.0
63 Brian Cushing HOU LB63 7 60 92 76.0 16.0
64 Jake Ryan GB LB64 8 62 62 62.0 0.0
65 Wesley Woodyard TEN LB65 8 63 68 65.5 2.5
66 Ryan Kerrigan WAS LB66 5 64 82 73.0 9.0
67 Brian Orakpo TEN LB67 8 65 72 68.5 3.5
68 Blake Martinez GB LB68 8 66 79 72.5 6.5
69 Whitney Mercilus HOU LB69 7 67 81 74.0 7.0

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