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2022 IDP Rankings - Top 125 Defensive Players for Fantasy Football

Aaron Donald - Fantasy Football Rankings, IDP Draft Sleepers, Defense (DST)

Welcome RotoBallers to more fantasy football rankings! In this article you'll see our NFL team's updated 2022 fantasy football IDP rankings (top 125) for IDP formats. For anyone who may not be familiar with fantasy football IDP leagues, this type of league format requires that individual defensive players (IDP) get drafted by fantasy football managers. Linebackers, defensive linemen, and defensive backs all rack up fantasy points for their defensive stats including tackles, sacks, interceptions, touchdowns, etc.

Now let's get to the good stuff. Two of RotoBaller's lead fantasy football analysts - Pierre Camus and Chris Gregory - have put together their individual 2022 IDP rankings, which we have aggregated into a consensus ranking. These IDP rankings have been put together after the NFL Draft, so they will contain the 2022 NFL rookie class. The IDP rankings will be tweaked all throughout the preseason, so make sure check back regularly for updates.

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IDP Fantasy Football Rankings

Rankings table below last updated on July 12th, 2022. Don't play in IDP leagues? You can also find our updated Best Ball rankings, PPR rankings, Half-PPR rankings, Non-PPR (Standard) rankingsDynasty League rankings and 2022 NFL Rookie rankings.

Tier Rank Player Name Pos
1 1 T.J. Watt LB/DL
1 2 Roquan Smith LB
1 3 Darius Leonard LB
1 4 Devin White LB
1 5 Derwin James DB
1 6 Micah Parsons LB
2 7 Jordyn Brooks LB
2 8 Bobby Wagner LB
2 9 Myles Garrett DL
2 10 Nick Bosa DL
2 11 Eric Kendricks LB
2 12 De'Vondre Campbell LB
3 13 Blake Martinez LB
3 14 Logan Wilson LB
3 15 Jamal Adams DB
3 16 Jeremy Chinn DB/LB
3 17 Jordan Poyer DB
3 18 Aaron Donald DL
3 19 Fred Warner LB
4 20 C.J. Mosley LB
4 21 Budda Baker DB
4 22 Deion Jones LB
4 23 Joey Bosa DL
4 24 Kenny Moore II DB
4 25 Antoine Winfield Jr. DB
4 26 Danielle Hunter DL
4 27 Foyesade Oluokun LB/DB
4 28 Isaiah Simmons LB
4 29 Harrison Smith DB
4 30 Kyle Hamilton DB
5 31 Minkah Fitzpatrick DB
5 32 Cole Holcomb LB
5 33 Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah LB
5 34 Denzel Perryman LB
5 35 Demario Davis LB
5 36 Jessie Bates III DB
5 37 Chase Young DL
5 38 Jevon Holland DB
5 39 Vonn Bell DB
5 40 Haason Reddick DL/LB
5 41 Justin Simmons DB
5 42 Trey Hendrickson DL
5 43 Zach Cunningham LB
5 44 Trevon Diggs LB
6 45 Johnathan Abram DB
6 46 Jeffery Simmons DL
6 47 Shaq Thompson LB
6 48 Bobby Okereke LB
6 49 Nakobe Dean LB
6 50 Brian Burns DL
6 51 Kamren Curl DB
6 52 Alex Singleton LB
7 53 Micah Hyde DB
7 54 Cameron Heyward DL
7 55 Lavonte David LB
7 56 Demarcus Lawrence DL
7 57 Jerome Baker LB
7 58 Maxx Crosby DL
7 59 Nick Bolton LB
7 60 Kevin Byard DB
7 61 Taylor Rapp DB
7 62 Kyle Dugger DB
7 63 Za'Darius Smith LB/DL
7 64 Jaelen Phillips DL/LB
7 65 Andre Cisco DB
7 66 Shaquil Barrett LB/DL
7 67 Jordan Hicks LB
7 68 Azeez Ojulari DL/LB
7 69 Zaven Collins LB
7 70 Jamin Davis LB
7 71 Devin Lloyd LB
7 72 T.J. Edwards LB
8 73 Tracy Walker III DB
8 74 Jalen Thompson DB
8 75 Chandler Jones LB/DL
8 76 Cody Barton LB
8 77 Jayron Kearse DB
8 78 Rashan Gary DL/LB
8 79 Cameron Jordan DL
8 80 Tremaine Edmunds LB
8 81 Marcus Davenport DL
8 82 Josh Allen DL
8 83 Myles Jack LB
8 84 Devin Bush LB
8 85 Logan Ryan DB
8 86 Kyzir White LB
8 87 Patrick Queen LB
8 88 Shaq Barrett LB
8 89 Chris Jones DL
8 90 Robert Quinn DL
8 91 Xavier McKinney DB
8 92 Khalil Mack LB/DL
8 93 Quincy Williams LB
8 94 DeForest Buckner DL
8 95 Marlon Humphrey DB
9 96 Leonard Williams DL
9 97 Carlton Davis DB
9 98 Tyrann Mathieu DB
9 99 Christian Kirksey LB
9 100 Matt Milano LB
9 101 Harold Landry III DL/LB
9 102 Marcus Maye DB
9 103 Aiden Hutchinson DL
9 104 Christian Wilkins DL
9 105 Kamu Grugier-Hill LB
9 106 Anthony Walker DB
9 107 Jalen Pitre DB
9 108 Jayon Brown LB
9 109 Jonathan Allen DL
9 110 Troy Andersen LB
9 111 Jermaine Johnson II DL
9 112 Justin Reid DB
9 113 Brandon Jones DB
9 114 Dre Greenlaw LB
9 115 Leonard Floyd LB
9 116 Jordan Whitehead DB
9 117 Lewis Cine DB
10 118 A.J. Terrell DB
10 119 Terrell Edmunds DB
10 120 John Johnson III DB
10 121 Ernest Jones LB
10 122 Joe Tryon-Shoyinka DL/LB
10 123 Jordan Fuller DB
10 124 Germaine Pratt LB

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