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Fantasy Football IDP Rankings for Week 14 (Top 100)


The fantasy playoffs are here for most of us, so every position matters that much more. IDP spots often become an afterthought or a set-it-and-forget-it situation but it could be that linebacker who has a monster game or that key interception that makes the difference between winning or going home. Look to our streamer suggestions for some players that could benefit you in deeper IDP leagues.

Serious fantasy football players know that the game isn't played on offense alone. While team defenses are a staple of the game, being able to identify value with individual defensive players (IDP) takes it to the next level. RotoBaller has you covered when it comes to IDP rankings. Expert analysts Pierre Camus and Justin Carter will bring you their top-100 consensus IDP rankings throughout the 2019 season, so check here for the latest weekly updates.

Players are classified by major position group (DL, LB, DB) to simplify things for you. We've also tiered these rankings to give you an idea of relative importance and will analyze a few key players to watch. Check out our rankings page for the offensive players right here.

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Top 100 Individual Defensive Players - Week 14

Tier Rank Player Name Position
1 1 Cory Littleton LB
1 2 Darius Leonard LB
1 3 Joe Schobert LB
1 4 Blake Martinez LB
1 5 Bobby Wagner LB
1 6 Deion Jones LB
2 7 Fred Warner LB
2 8 Devin White LB
2 9 Jaylon Smith LB
2 10 Roquan Smith LB
2 11 Eric Reid DB
2 12 Luke Kuechly LB
3 13 Joey Bosa DL
3 14 Danielle Hunter DL
3 15 Devin Bush LB
3 16 Budda Baker DB
3 17 Landon Collins DB
3 18 Zach Cunningham LB
3 19 Aaron Donald DL
3 20 Jordan Hicks LB
3 21 Demario Davis LB
3 22 Jayon Brown LB
4 23 Shaq Thompson LB
4 24 Cameron Heyward DL
4 25 Logan Ryan DB
4 26 Vonn Bell DB
4 27 Brandon Graham DL
4 28 T.J. Watt LB
4 29 Nick Bosa DL
4 30 Calais Campbell DL
4 31 Cameron Jordan DL
4 32 Matt Milano LB
5 33 Lavonte David LB
5 34 A.J. Johnson LB
5 35 Tremaine Edmunds LB
5 36 Todd Davis LB
5 37 Jessie Bates III DB
5 38 De'Vondre Campbell LB
5 39 Justin Houston DL
5 40 Maxx Crosby DL
5 41 Nick Vigil LB
5 42 Melvin Ingram DL
5 43 DeForest Buckner DL
5 44 Eric Kendricks LB
5 45 Shawn Williams DB
5 46 Harrison Smith DB
5 47 Derwin James DB
6 48 Jamal Adams DB
6 49 Rashaan Evans LB
6 50 Taylor Rapp DB
6 51 Tracy Walker DB
6 52 Jamie Collins LB
6 53 Demarcus Lawrence DL
6 54 Jerome Baker LB
7 55 Sean Lee LB
7 56 Khalil Mack LB
7 57 Yannick Ngakoue DL
7 58 K.J. Wright LB
7 59 Thomas Davis LB
7 60 Jarrad Davis LB
7 61 Minkah Fitzpatrick DB
7 62 Robert Quinn DL
7 63 Jason Pierre-Paul DL
7 64 Arik Armstead DL
7 65 Justin Simmons DB
7 66 Dre Greenlaw LB
7 67 Jordan Poyer DB
8 68 Drue Tranquill LB
8 69 Sam Hubbard DL
8 70 Kyle Fuller DB
8 71 Jonathan Allen DL
8 72 Carlos Dunlap DL
8 73 Preston Smith LB
8 74 James Burgess LB
8 75 Bud Dupree LB
8 76 Antoine Bethea DB
8 77 Neville Hewitt LB
8 78 Harold Landry LB
8 79 Anthony Walker LB
8 80 Taco Charlton DL
8 81 Za'Darius Smith LB
8 82 Nick Kwiatkoski LB
9 83 Benardrick McKinney LB
9 84 Donald Payne LB
9 85 Kevin Byard DB
9 86 Mario Addison DL
9 87 Shaquil Barrett LB
9 88 Tahir Whitehead LB
9 89 Josh Allen DL
9 90 Chandler Jones LB
9 91 Derek Barnett DL
9 92 Matt Ioannidis DL
9 93 Everson Griffen DL
9 94 Kenny Moore DB
9 95 Chris Jones DL
9 96 Jadeveon Clowney DL
9 97 Tavon Wilson DB
9 98 Frank Clark DL
9 99 Grady Jarrett DL
9 100 Ryan Kerrigan LB

 

Streamers/Key Players to Watch

Danielle Hunter (DE, MIN) vs Detroit - This season hasn't been quite as dominant for Hunter, coming off 14.5 sacks a year ago. He did pick one up last Monday after a three-week dry spell. With Everson Griffen questionable for this contest, it would seem that Hunter is a strong bet to be the one that takes quarterback David Blough down.

Maxx Crosby (DE, OAK) vs Tennessee - I don't need to tell you that the Titans are still allowing the most sacks in the NFL. I do need to tell you that last week was the first time in three weeks that Crosby didn't register at least a partial sack and he accumulated 5.5 sacks between Weeks 10-12. Also, he's been on the field for over 90% of the team's defensive snaps in three of the last five weeks. The Raiders offense may have disappeared but this rookie should make an appearance on the stat sheet in Week 14.

Derwin James (S, LAC) @ Jacksonville - In case you didn't notice, the second-year safety out of FSU returned last week. He only picked up two solo tackles but it was encouraging to see that he was not restricted, playing 98% of the snaps. Aside from the fact he resumes his position as a top-10 safety in all IDP leagues, this is a great matchup against rookie QB Gardner Minshew. James is only owned in 19% of Yahoo leagues, so grab him before the competition remembers that he's available.

De'Vondre Campbell (LB, ATL) vs Carolina - After back-to-back weeks with an interception and six combined tackles, Campbell was quiet in Week 13 with just one solo tackle. This is an ideal chance to resume his dominance though, as the Carolina Panthers allow the most fantasy points to linebackers of any team. Campbell averages almost five solo tackles and eight combined tackles per game as the Falcons' leading total tackler. Deion Jones gets more attention and is higher-owned but Campbell is just as good of a play.

Matt Milano (LB, BUF) vs Baltimore - First of all, let's admire the fact that Milano has played 100% of the snaps in all but one game in which he's appeared this year. Milano will get plenty of action against the Ravens, who run the second-most rushing plays and fourth-most total plays per game. He's collected at least four solo stops and one QB hit in each of the past four games along with a total of seven passes defended. There's a high floor that can't be ignored in leagues that require two LBs.

Taco Charlton (DE, MIA) @ NY Jets - It's Taco Sunday. The former Cowboy castoff has made himself into a respectable pass-rusher with the rebuilding Dolphins, including a sack and a forced fumble last week. If anyone knows how to give up sacks, it's the Jets, who are allowing the third-most sacks in the league. For streaming purposes in deeper leagues, Charlton is a solid pick.

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