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DFW-IDP Rankings Week 9

Remember to always check the injury reports before finalizing your rosters. The new NFL injury rules are creating a lot of issues for figuring out who is playing and how hurt they are. If you have any last minute roster questions please feel free to ask @BillLatin.

Defensive End

1-Khalil Mack OAK vs DEN… He is the “Mack-Daddy” of #IDP right now

2-Leonard Williams NYJ @ MIA… Supposedly Tannehill will be running more.. Good luck with that!

3-Muhammad Wilkerson NYJ @ MIA… Figuring out who will go off in NY is rough.  Both DL1

4-Everson Griffen MIN vs DET…  He is a locked DL1 coming off a great week last week.

5-Aaron Donald LA vs CAR… Panthers O-line is not stellar.  Should pick up some tackles also.

6-Frank Clark SEA vs BUF… Knocking on the door.  Snap count over 80% last week

7-Jason Pierre-Paul NYG vs PHI… Playing at a high level, but not elite

8-Sheldon Richardson NYJ @ MIA… Odd man out but still a low end DL1

9-Fletcher Cox PHI @ NYG… The most steady Eagle IDP player

10-Cameron Jordan NO @ SF… Been rough this year.  Should have good week vs bad SF offense

11-Cliff Avril SEA vs BUF… Lack of passing game will be tough sledding for the Bills

12-Joey Bosa SD vs TEN… My first time sliding him into low end DL1 rank.  Due for good game

13-Ndamukong Suh MIA vs NYJ… Which Fitzpatrick will we see?

14-Devin Taylor DET @ MIN… Should have a nice floor but not a big ceiling

15-Ezekiel Ansah DET @ MIN… Hard to sit him.  He should be gaining steam.

16-Linval Joseph MIN vs DET… One of the best DT’s in the league

17-Robert Quinn LA vs CAR… He has to bounce back at some point.  Doesn’t he?

18-Marcell Dareous BUF vs SEA… Seahawks O-line is rough.  Lots of rush attempts.  Solid day

19-Kawaan Short CAR @ LA… Game script could alter this.  Close game gives Short a nice outing

20-Jurrell Casey TEN @ SD… Boom/Bust

21-Cameron Heyward PIT @ BAL…  He’s back and should be a safe DL2

22-Brandon Graham PHI @ NYG… Has been a bit quiet but has a decent floor

23-DeForest Buckner SF vs NO… I am bias to him.  He is going to be great

24-Derek Wolfe DEN @ OAK… Has only had one monster game.  Feels like he is due.

Others:  Demarcus Lawrence DAL @ CLE; Timmy Jernigan BAL vs PIT; Stephon Tuitt PIT @ BAL; Olivier Vernon NYG vs PHI; Mike Daniels GB vs IND; Danny Shelton CLE vs DAL; Conner Barwin PHI @ NYG; Dante Fowler Jr JAC @ KC; Kerry Hyder DET @ MIN; Damon Harrison NYG vs PHI; Nick Fairly NO @ SF; Jaye Howard KC vs JAC

Linebacker 

1-Luke Kuechly CAR @ LA… Should feast on Gurley

2-Alec Ogletree LA vs CAR… Game script could affect this flow.  I like his floor

3-Sean Lee DAL @ CLE… Steady Eddie!

4-Telvin Smith JAC @ KC… Coming off a monster week.  Should be solid

5-Paul Posluszny JAC @ KC… Chiefs want to run even with Ware out.

6-Derrick Johnson KC vs JAC… Pieces around him are weak

7-Tahir Whitehead DET @ MIN… He’s moving up my rankings.  LB1.

8-Kiko Alonso MIA vs NYJ… He’s been rock solid!  Still gets hate, but is solid!

9-CJ Mosely BAL vs PIT… A little nervous about coming off injury, but great matchup

10-Zach Orr BAL vs PIT… Has outperformed CJ.  Should have a nice floor

11-Avery Williamson TEN @ SD… Really coming on strong this season

12-Thomas Davis CAR @ LA… Shaq is out.  Davis should do well next to Luke.

13-Bobby Wagner SEA vs BUF… “Batman and Robin” should both have good days

14-KJ Wright SEA vs BUF… “Bam” “Kaboom”

15-Mark Baron LA vs CAR… He has been a bit boom or bust

16-Craig Robertson NO @ SF…  An uninspiring option that just gets it done

17-Zach Brown BUF @ SEA… Brown & Brown have been stellar!

18-Preston Brown BUF @ SEA… Hard to figure 1A to 1B but both solid!

19-Nigel Bradham PHI @ NYG… Opportunity and snap count is there

20-Lawrence Timmons PIT @ BAL… More of an LB2 but a good start

21-Korey Toomer SD vs TEN… Great streaming option while in

22-Nick Perry GB vs IND… Has been a low LB2 and is consistent

23-Jordan Hicks PHI @ NYG… My guy!  Snap count is finally there

24-Malcolm Smith OAK vs DEN… Someone has to step up there

Others:  David Harris NYJ @ MIA; D’Qwell Jackson IND @ GB; Jamie Collins CLE vs DAL; Christian Kirksey CLE vs DAL; Nick Bellore SF vs NO; Jonathan Casillas NYG vs PHI; Von Miller DEN @ OAK; Dee Ford KC vs JAC; Nate Stupar NO @ SF; Blake Martinez GB vs IND; Jake Ryan GB vs IND; Josh Perry SD vs TEN

Defensive Back 

1-Landon Collins NYG vs PHI… The best!

2-Morgan Burnett GB vs IND… Will be a busy day for him

3-Karl Joseph OAK vs DEN… He and Neal are destined to be great!

4-TJ Ward DEN @ OAK…  He is moving up my dynasty rankings!

5-Jonathan Cyprien JAC @ KC… He’s super steady!

6-Harrison Smith MIN vs DET… Lions throw a ton underneath

7-Rodney McCleod PHI @ NYG… Quietly having a great year!

8-Eric Reid SF vs NO… One of the best FS in the league

9-Clayton Geathers IND @ GB… Turning into a DB1

10-Eric Weddle BAL vs PIT… Bit of a disappointment.  Due for good game

11-Kenny Vaccarro NO @ SF… Niners will have to pass the ball #Scary

12-Daniel Sorensen KC vs JAC… I’m riding the wave.

13-Antoine Bethea SF vs NO… Old man gets it done.

14-Marcus Peters KC vs JAC… One of the best CBs in the league

15-Reggie Nelson OAK vs DEN… S7 thus far this year

16-Robert Blanton BUF @ SEA… I have always liked Blanton

17-LaMarcus Joyner LA vs CAR… Great CB required option

18-Jason McCourty TEN @ SD… Even dinged up SD will toss the rock

19-Kurt Coleman CAR @ LA… The S29 this year.  Rams will be behind

20-Troy Hill LA vs CAR… Look for Superman to get going

21-Malcolm Jenkins PHI @ NYG… Is the S9 on the season.  I know right?

22-DeShawn Shead SEA vs BUF… Has put up some decent IDP stats

23-Casey Hayward SD vs TEN… Titans pass game is so up and down

24-HaHa Clinton-Dix GB vs IND… I think Burnett takes the day here

Others:  Isa Abdul-Qudus MIA vs NYJ; David Amerson OAK vs DEN; Vonn Bell NO @ SF; Andrew Sendejo MIN vs DET; Corey Graham BUF @ SEA; Tramaine Brock SF vs NO; Earl Thomas SEA vs BUF; TJ McDonald LA vs CAR; Chris Harris DEN @ OAK; Eric Berry KC vs JAC; Jamar Taylor CLE vs DAL; Perish Cox TEN @ SD

Be sure and check the injury news RIGHT before game time!  There have been a lot of late scratches the past two weeks!  Any questions hit me up @BillLatin Best of luck to you all this week!