Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

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

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