Fantasy Football Ros Rankings (2017)

Rank Defensive Players (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
1 J.J. Watt HOU DE1 7 1 1 1.0 0.0
2 Khalil Mack OAK DE2 10 2 2 2.0 0.0
3 Joey Bosa LAC DE3 9 3 3 3.0 0.0
4 Luke Kuechly CAR LB1 11 4 4 4.0 0.0
5 Danielle Hunter MIN DE4 9 5 5 5.0 0.0
6 Navorro Bowman SF LB2 11 6 6 6.0 0.0
7 Bobby Wagner SEA LB3 6 7 7 7.0 0.0
8 Reshad Jones MIA S1 1 8 8 8.0 0.0
9 Landon Collins NYG S2 8 9 9 9.0 0.0
10 Olivier Vernon NYG DE5 8 10 10 10.0 0.0
11 Jason Pierre-Paul NYG DE6 8 11 11 11.0 0.0
12 Jadeveon Clowney HOU LB4 7 12 12 12.0 0.0
13 Kwon Alexander TB LB5 1 13 13 13.0 0.0
14 Keanu Neal ATL S3 5 14 14 14.0 0.0
15 Harrison Smith MIN S4 9 15 15 15.0 0.0
16 Calais Campbell JAC DE7 8 16 16 16.0 0.0
17 Ryan Shazier PIT LB6 9 17 17 17.0 0.0
18 Tony Jefferson BAL S5 10 18 18 18.0 0.0
19 Alec Ogletree LAR LB7 8 19 19 19.0 0.0
20 Barry Church JAC S6 8 20 20 20.0 0.0
21 Johnathan Cyprien TEN S7 8 21 21 21.0 0.0
22 Cameron Jordan NO DE8 5 22 22 22.0 0.0
23 Jamie Collins CLE LB8 9 23 23 23.0 0.0
24 Brandon Graham PHI DE9 10 24 24 24.0 0.0
25 Aaron Donald LAR DT1 8 25 25 25.0 0.0
26 Morgan Burnett GB S8 8 26 26 26.0 0.0
27 C.J. Mosley BAL LB9 10 27 27 27.0 0.0
28 Hasean Clinton-Dix GB S9 8 28 28 28.0 0.0
29 Karl Joseph OAK S10 10 29 29 29.0 0.0
30 Von Miller DEN LB10 5 30 30 30.0 0.0
31 Melvin Ingram LAC DE10 9 31 31 31.0 0.0
32 Carlos Dunlap CIN DE11 6 32 32 32.0 0.0
33 T.J. Ward TB S11 1 33 33 33.0 0.0
34 Vontaze Burfict CIN LB11 6 34 34 34.0 0.0
35 Everson Griffen MIN DE12 9 35 35 35.0 0.0
36 Leonard Williams NYJ DE13 11 36 36 36.0 0.0
37 Muhammad Wilkerson NYJ DE14 11 37 37 37.0 0.0
38 Vic Beasley ATL LB12 5 38 38 38.0 0.0
39 Trey Flowers NE DE15 9 39 39 39.0 0.0
40 Michael Bennett SEA DE16 6 40 40 40.0 0.0
41 Ezekiel Ansah DET DE17 7 41 41 41.0 0.0
42 Kam Chancellor SEA S12 6 42 42 42.0 0.0
43 Kurt Coleman CAR S13 11 43 43 43.0 0.0
44 DeForest Buckner SF DE18 11 44 44 44.0 0.0
45 Jahleel Addae LAC S14 9 45 45 45.0 0.0
46 Ndamukong Suh MIA DT2 1 46 46 46.0 0.0
47 Telvin Smith JAC LB13 8 47 47 47.0 0.0
48 Eric Weddle BAL S15 10 48 48 48.0 0.0
49 Fletcher Cox PHI DE19 10 49 49 49.0 0.0
50 Sheldon Richardson SEA DT3 6 50 50 50.0 0.0
50
51 Lavonte David TB LB14 1 51 51 51.0 0.0
52 Christian Kirksey CLE LB15 9 52 52 52.0 0.0
53 Sean Davis PIT S16 9 53 53 53.0 0.0
54 Jamal Adams NYJ S17 11 54 54 54.0 0.0
55 Deion Jones ATL LB16 5 55 55 55.0 0.0
56 Benardrick McKinney HOU LB17 7 56 56 56.0 0.0
57 Tavon Wilson DET S18 7 57 57 57.0 0.0
58 Tyrann Mathieu ARI S19 8 58 58 58.0 0.0
59 Vonn Bell NO S20 5 59 59 59.0 0.0
60 Eric Kendricks MIN LB18 9 60 60 60.0 0.0
61 Sean Lee DAL LB19 6 61 61 61.0 0.0
62 Robert Quinn LAR LB20 8 62 62 62.0 0.0
63 Jarrad Davis DET LB21 7 64 64 64.0 0.0
64 Zach Brown WAS LB22 5 65 65 65.0 0.0
65 Cameron Wake MIA DE20 1 66 66 66.0 0.0
66 Marcell Dareus BUF DT4 6 67 67 67.0 0.0
67 Jerry Hughes BUF DE21 6 68 68 68.0 0.0
68 Malcolm Jenkins PHI S21 10 69 69 69.0 0.0
69 Marcus Peters KC CB1 10 70 70 70.0 0.0
70 Jatavis Brown LAC LB23 9 71 71 71.0 0.0
71 Myles Garrett CLE DE22 9 72 72 72.0 0.0
72 K.J. Wright SEA LB24 6 73 73 73.0 0.0
73 Logan Ryan TEN CB2 8 74 74 74.0 0.0
74 Akiem Hicks CHI DE23 9 75 75 75.0 0.0
75 Cliff Avril SEA DE24 6 76 76 76.0 0.0
76 Antoine Bethea ARI S22 8 77 77 77.0 0.0
77 Mark Barron LAR LB25 8 78 78 78.0 0.0
78 Chris Conte TB S23 1 79 79 79.0 0.0
79 Eric Reid SF S24 11 80 80 80.0 0.0
80 Reuben Foster SF LB26 11 81 81 81.0 0.0
81 Frank Clark SEA DE25 6 82 82 82.0 0.0
82 Micah Hyde BUF CB3 6 83 83 83.0 0.0
83 Chandler Jones ARI LB27 8 84 84 84.0 0.0
84 Kawann Short CAR DT5 11 85 85 85.0 0.0
85 Vince Williams PIT LB28 9 86 86 86.0 0.0
86 Jurrell Casey TEN DT6 8 87 87 87.0 0.0
87 Geno Atkins CIN DT7 6 88 88 88.0 0.0
88 Lawrence Timmons MIA LB29 1 89 89 89.0 0.0
89 Myles Jack JAC LB30 8 90 90 90.0 0.0
90 Byron Jones DAL CB4 6 91 91 91.0 0.0
91 Cameron Heyward PIT DE26 9 92 92 92.0 0.0
92 Derrick Johnson KC LB31 10 93 93 93.0 0.0
93 Kony Ealy NYJ DE27 11 94 94 94.0 0.0
94 Shawn Williams CIN S25 6 95 95 95.0 0.0
95 A.J. Bouye JAC CB5 8 96 96 96.0 0.0
96 Jordan Poyer BUF S26 6 97 97 97.0 0.0
97 Jordan Hicks PHI LB32 10 98 98 98.0 0.0
98 Damon Harrison NYG DT8 8 99 99 99.0 0.0
99 Jabrill Peppers CLE S27 9 100 100 100.0 0.0
100 Darron Lee NYJ LB33 11 101 101 101.0 0.0
101 BJ Goodson NYG LB34 8 102 102 102.0 0.0
102 Richard Sherman SEA CB6 6 103 103 103.0 0.0
103 D.J. Swearinger WAS S28 5 104 104 104.0 0.0
104 Anthony Barr MIN LB35 9 105 105 105.0 0.0
105 Lamarcus Joyner LAR CB7 8 106 106 106.0 0.0
106 Kyle Williams BUF DT9 6 107 107 107.0 0.0
107 Kiko Alonso MIA LB36 1 108 108 108.0 0.0
108 Gerald McCoy TB DT10 1 109 109 109.0 0.0
109 Reggie Ragland KC LB37 10 110 110 110.0 0.0
110 Thomas Davis CAR LB38 11 111 111 111.0 0.0
111 Justin Houston KC LB39 10 112 112 112.0 0.0
112 Emmanuel Ogbah CLE DE28 9 113 113 113.0 0.0
113 Derek Wolfe DEN DE29 5 114 114 114.0 0.0
114 Bashaud Breeland WAS CB8 5 115 115 115.0 0.0
115 Quintin Demps CHI S29 9 116 116 116.0 0.0
116 Linval Joseph MIN DT11 9 117 117 117.0 0.0
117 Robert Ayers TB DE30 1 118 118 118.0 0.0
118 Stephon Tuitt PIT DE31 9 119 119 119.0 0.0
119 Dont'a Hightower NE LB40 9 120 120 120.0 0.0
120 Jaylon Smith DAL LB41 6 121 121 121.0 0.0
121 Mario Addison CAR DE32 11 122 122 122.0 0.0
122 Noah Spence TB DE33 1 123 123 123.0 0.0
123 Haason Reddick ARI LB42 8 124 124 124.0 0.0
124 Avery Williamson TEN LB43 8 125 125 125.0 0.0
125 Jeff Heath DAL S30 6 126 126 126.0 0.0
126 Reggie Nelson OAK S31 10 127 127 127.0 0.0
127 Chris Baker TB DE34 1 128 128 128.0 0.0
128 Brandon Marshall DEN LB44 5 129 129 129.0 0.0
129 Calvin Pryor JAC S32 8 130 130 130.0 0.0
130 Keith Tandy TB S33 1 131 131 131.0 0.0
131 Jimmie Ward SF S34 11 132 132 132.0 0.0
132 Patrick Peterson ARI CB9 8 133 133 133.0 0.0
133 Deone Bucannon ARI LB45 8 134 134 134.0 0.0
134 Benson Mayowa DAL DE35 6 135 135 135.0 0.0
135 Jaquiski Tartt SF S35 11 136 136 136.0 0.0
136 Solomon Thomas SF DE36 11 137 137 137.0 0.0
137 Paul Posluszny JAC LB46 8 138 138 138.0 0.0
138 Trumaine Johnson LAR CB10 8 139 139 139.0 0.0
139 William Gholston TB DE37 1 140 140 140.0 0.0
140 Preston Brown BUF LB47 6 141 141 141.0 0.0
141 Corey Liuget LAC DT12 9 142 142 142.0 0.0
142 Kenny Vaccaro NO S36 5 143 143 143.0 0.0
143 Denzel Perryman LAC LB48 9 144 144 144.0 0.0
144 Tahir Whitehead DET LB49 7 145 145 145.0 0.0
145 Mario Edwards OAK DE38 10 146 146 146.0 0.0
146 Vontae Davis IND CB11 11 147 147 147.0 0.0
147 Budda Baker ARI S37 8 148 148 148.0 0.0
148 Xavien Howard MIA CB12 1 149 149 149.0 0.0
149 Jalen Ramsey JAC CB13 8 150 150 150.0 0.0
150 William Hayes MIA DE39 1 151 151 151.0 0.0
151 Malcom Brown NE DT13 9 152 152 152.0 0.0
152 Ricardo Allen ATL S38 5 153 153 153.0 0.0
153 Jonathan Allen WAS DT14 5 154 154 154.0 0.0
154 Shaq Thompson CAR LB50 11 155 155 155.0 0.0
155 Michael Mitchell PIT S39 9 156 156 156.0 0.0
156 T.J. McDonald MIA S40 1 157 157 157.0 0.0
157 Danny Trevathan CHI LB51 9 158 158 158.0 0.0
158 Derek Barnett PHI DE40 10 159 159 159.0 0.0
159 Ronald Darby PHI CB14 10 160 160 160.0 0.0
160 Mike Adams CAR S41 11 161 161 161.0 0.0
161 Nigel Bradham PHI LB52 10 162 162 162.0 0.0
162 Sean Spence IND LB53 11 163 163 163.0 0.0
163 Karl Klug TEN DT15 8 164 164 164.0 0.0
164 Clay Matthews GB LB54 8 165 165 165.0 0.0
165 Corey Graham PHI S42 10 166 166 166.0 0.0
166 Sheldon Rankins NO DT16 5 167 167 167.0 0.0
167 Mason Foster WAS LB55 5 168 168 168.0 0.0
168 Dante Fowler Jr. JAC DE41 8 169 169 169.0 0.0
169 John Simon IND LB56 11 170 170 170.0 0.0
170 Mike Daniels GB DE42 8 171 171 171.0 0.0
171 Stephen Paea DAL DE43 6 172 172 172.0 0.0
172 Artie Burns PIT CB15 9 173 173 173.0 0.0
173 Maurice Alexander LAR S43 8 174 174 174.0 0.0
174 Malik Jackson JAC DE44 8 175 175 175.0 0.0
175 Kamalei Correa BAL LB57 10 176 176 176.0 0.0
176 Jake Ryan GB LB58 8 177 177 177.0 0.0
177 Earl Thomas SEA S44 6 178 178 178.0 0.0
178 Taco Charlton DAL DE45 6 179 179 179.0 0.0
179 Clayton Geathers IND S45 11 180 180 180.0 0.0
180 Josh Norman WAS CB16 5 181 181 181.0 0.0
181 Adrian Clayborn ATL DE46 5 182 182 182.0 0.0
182 Jarvis Jenkins KC DE47 10 183 183 183.0 0.0
183 Danny Shelton CLE DT17 9 184 184 184.0 0.0
184 Ryan Kerrigan WAS LB59 5 185 185 185.0 0.0
185 Vinny Curry PHI DE48 10 186 186 186.0 0.0
186 James Bradberry CAR CB17 11 187 187 187.0 0.0
187 Pat Williams MIN DT18 9 188 188 188.0 0.0
188 Whitney Mercilus HOU LB60 7 189 189 189.0 0.0
189 Ramik Wilson KC LB61 10 190 190 190.0 0.0
190 Daryl Worley CAR CB18 11 191 191 191.0 0.0
191 Shaq Lawson BUF DE49 6 192 192 192.0 0.0
192 Julius Peppers CAR DE50 11 193 193 193.0 0.0
193 Markus Golden ARI LB62 8 194 194 194.0 0.0
194 Johnathan Hankins IND DT19 11 195 195 195.0 0.0
195 Malik Hooker IND S46 11 196 196 196.0 0.0
196 Shareece Wright BUF CB19 6 197 197 197.0 0.0
197 Derrick Morgan TEN LB63 8 198 198 198.0 0.0
198 Marquel Lee OAK LB64 10 199 199 199.0 0.0
199 Demarcus Lawrence DAL DE51 6 200 200 200.0 0.0
200 Todd Davis DEN LB65 5 201 201 201.0 0.0
201 Ron Parker KC CB20 10 202 202 202.0 0.0
202 Stephone Anthony MIA LB66 1 203 203 203.0 0.0
203 Ahmad Brooks GB LB67 8 204 204 204.0 0.0
204 Shane Ray DEN LB68 5 205 205 205.0 0.0
205 Tony McDaniel FA DT20 206 206 206.0 0.0
206 Antonio Morrison IND LB69 11 207 207 207.0 0.0
207 Andre Branch MIA DE52 1 208 208 208.0 0.0
208 Karlos Dansby ARI LB70 8 209 209 209.0 0.0
209 Chris Harris DEN CB21 5 210 210 210.0 0.0
210 Rodney McLeod PHI S47 10 211 211 211.0 0.0
211 Kevin Minter CIN LB71 6 212 212 212.0 0.0
212 Grady Jarrett ATL DT21 5 213 213 213.0 0.0
213 Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie NYG CB22 8 214 214 214.0 0.0
214 Malcolm Butler NE CB23 9 215 215 215.0 0.0
215 Cory James OAK LB72 10 216 216 216.0 0.0
216 Marshon Lattimore NO CB24 5 217 217 217.0 0.0
217 Devin McCourty NE S48 9 218 218 218.0 0.0
218 Xavier Rhodes MIN CB25 9 219 219 219.0 0.0
219 Tyrone Crawford DAL DT22 6 220 220 220.0 0.0
220 Lawrence Guy NE DT23 9 221 221 221.0 0.0
221 Josh Jones GB S49 8 222 222 222.0 0.0
222 Brandon Mebane LAC DT24 9 223 223 223.0 0.0
223 Will Compton WAS LB73 5 224 224 224.0 0.0
224 Chris Long PHI DE53 10 225 225 225.0 0.0
225 Jabaal Sheard IND LB74 11 226 226 226.0 0.0
226 Vincent Rey CIN LB75 6 227 227 227.0 0.0
227 Zach Cunningham HOU LB76 7 228 228 228.0 0.0
228 Allen Bailey KC DE54 10 229 229 229.0 0.0
229 James Harrison PIT LB77 9 230 230 230.0 0.0
230 Brent Grimes TB CB26 1 231 231 231.0 0.0
231 Demetric Evans SF DE55 11 232 232 232.0 0.0
232 Bryan Robinson ARI DT25 8 233 233 233.0 0.0
233 A.J. Klein NO LB78 5 234 234 234.0 0.0
234 Phil Taylor WAS DT26 5 235 235 235.0 0.0
235 Aldon Smith OAK LB79 10 236 236 236.0 0.0
236 Janoris Jenkins NYG CB27 8 237 237 237.0 0.0
237 Craig Terrill SEA DT27 6 238 238 238.0 0.0
238 Jelani Jenkins FA LB80 239 239 239.0 0.0
239 Brian Cushing HOU LB81 7 240 240 240.0 0.0
240 Prince Amukamara CHI CB28 9 241 241 241.0 0.0
241 Stylez White MIN DE56 9 242 242 242.0 0.0
242 Aqib Talib DEN CB29 5 243 243 243.0 0.0
243 Jarvis Green HOU DE57 7 244 244 244.0 0.0
244 Damione Lewis HOU DE58 7 245 245 245.0 0.0
245 Brian Orakpo TEN LB82 8 246 246 246.0 0.0
246 Adam Jones CIN CB30 6 247 247 247.0 0.0
247 Patrick Chung NE S50 9 248 248 248.0 0.0
248 Elvis Dumervil SF LB83 11 249 249 249.0 0.0
249 Robaire Smith CLE DE59 9 250 250 250.0 0.0
250 Terrell McClain WAS DT28 5 251 251 251.0 0.0
251 Jimmy Smith BAL CB31 10 252 252 252.0 0.0
252 Alterraun Verner MIA CB32 1 253 253 253.0 0.0
253 Byron Maxwell MIA CB33 1 254 254 254.0 0.0
254 Bobby McCray PHI DE60 10 255 255 255.0 0.0
255 Sean Smith OAK CB34 10 256 256 256.0 0.0
256 Joe Haden PIT CB35 9 257 257 257.0 0.0
257 Haloti Ngata DET DT29 7 258 258 258.0 0.0
258 Vernon Hargreaves TB CB36 1 259 259 259.0 0.0
259 T.J. Green IND S51 11 260 260 260.0 0.0
260 Akeem Ayers FA LB84 261 261 261.0 0.0
261 Miles Killebrew DET S52 7 262 262 262.0 0.0
262 Alan Branch NE DT30 9 263 263 263.0 0.0
263 Robert Alford ATL CB37 5 264 264 264.0 0.0
264 Craig Robertson NO LB85 5 265 265 265.0 0.0
265 Jason McCourty CLE CB38 9 266 266 266.0 0.0
266 Blake Martinez GB LB86 8 267 267 267.0 0.0
267 Elandon Roberts NE LB87 9 268 268 268.0 0.0
268 Jonathan Casillas NYG LB88 8 269 269 269.0 0.0
269 Casey Hayward LAC CB39 9 270 270 270.0 0.0
270 Duke Riley ATL LB89 5 271 271 271.0 0.0
271 Darian Stewart DEN S53 5 272 272 272.0 0.0
272 Demario Davis NYJ LB90 11 273 273 273.0 0.0
273 Michael Johnson CIN DE61 6 274 274 274.0 0.0
274 Dee Ford KC LB91 10 275 275 275.0 0.0
275 Junior Siavii SEA DT31 6 276 276 276.0 0.0
276 Travis Johnson LAC DE62 9 277 277 277.0 0.0
277 Alex Anzalone NO LB92 5 278 278 278.0 0.0
278 Pernell McPhee CHI LB93 9 279 279 279.0 0.0
279 J.J. Wilcox PIT S54 9 280 280 280.0 0.0
280 Frostee Rucker ARI DE63 8 281 281 281.0 0.0
281 Terrell Suggs BAL LB94 10 282 282 282.0 0.0
282 Anthony Bryant WAS DT32 5 283 283 283.0 0.0
283 Marcus Gilchrist HOU S55 7 284 284 284.0 0.0
284 Cam Thomas FA DE64 285 285 285.0 0.0
285 Wesley Woodyard TEN LB95 8 286 286 286.0 0.0
286 Tank Johnson CIN DT33 6 287 287 287.0 0.0
287 Kendell Beckwith TB LB96 1 288 288 288.0 0.0
288 Lorenzo Alexander BUF LB97 6 289 289 289.0 0.0
289 Deangelo Hall WAS S56 5 290 290 290.0 0.0
290 Dion Jordan SEA DE65 6 291 291 291.0 0.0
291 Buster Skrine NYJ CB40 11 292 292 292.0 0.0
292 Terence Newman MIN CB41 9 293 293 293.0 0.0
293 Darryl Tapp NO DE66 5 294 294 294.0 0.0
294 Marcus Cooper CHI CB42 9 295 295 295.0 0.0

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