Average draft analysis is a great way to get an edge on your opponents by anticipating when to draft certain players.The following information is compiled from several major sources and represents the fantasy drafts that have taken place starting in May 2016. In addition to the overall draft positions, we have also created separate listings for each position. Please remember to use this information for good and not evil.

2016 Defensive Player Average Draft Position Top 100 IDP -Data thru September 3, 2016

Rank Player Team Position Bye
Week
Average
Ranking
Number
Drafts
Selected
# 1 J.J. Watt DE 9 1.00 857
# 2 Luke Kuechly LB 7 2.00 882
# 3 Lavonte David LB 6 3.00 850
# 4 Navorro Bowman LB 8 4.00 837
# 5 Telvin Smith LB 5 5.00 823
# 6 C.J. Mosley LB 8 6.00 808
# 7 Jamie Collins LB 9 7.00 842
# 8 Aaron Donald DT 8 8.00 778
# 9 Ezekiel Ansah DE 10 9.00 811
# 10 Alec Ogletree LB 8 10.00 801
# 11 Khalil Mack DE 10 11.00 808
# 12 Carlos Dunlap DE 9 12.00 751
# 13 Reshad Jones S 8 13.00 768
# 14 Deandre Levy LB 10 14.00 760
# 15 Bobby Wagner LB 5 15.00 789
# 16 Robert Quinn DE 8 16.00 747
# 17 D'qwell Jackson LB 10 17.00 798
# 18 Derrick Johnson LB 5 18.00 718
# 19 Muhammad Wilkerson DE 11 19.00 716
# 20 Malcolm Smith LB 10 20.00 752
# 21 Sean Lee LB 7 21.00 729
# 22 Paul Posluszny LB 5 22.00 753
# 23 Tyrann Mathieu S 9 23.00 755
# 24 Fletcher Cox DT 4 24.00 700
# 25 Kwon Alexander LB 6 25.00 716
# 26 Everson Griffen DE 6 26.00 681
# 27 Ryan Shazier LB 8 27.00 697
# 28 Deone Bucannon LB 9 28.00 732
# 29 Danny Trevathan LB 9 29.00 651
# 30 Calais Campbell DE 9 30.00 632
# 31 Brandon Marshall LB 11 31.00 641
# 32 Eric Kendricks LB 6 32.00 100
# 33 Jordan Hicks LB 4 33.00 613
# 34 Landon Collins S 8 34.00 663
# 35 Lawrence Timmons LB 8 35.00 637
# 36 Corey Graham S 10 36.00 677
# 37 Thomas Davis LB 7 37.00 689
# 38 Olivier Vernon DE 8 38.00 618
# 39 Harrison Smith S 6 39.00 610
# 40 Cameron Jordan DE 5 40.00 572
# 41 Malcolm Jenkins S 4 41.00 646
# 42 Mark Barron LB 8 42.00 102
# 43 Preston Brown LB 10 43.00 105
# 44 Stephone Anthony LB 5 44.00 101
# 45 Kawann Short DT 7 45.00 104
# 46 Mychal Kendricks LB 4 46.00 105
# 47 Karlos Dansby LB 9 47.00 103
# 48 Jabaal Sheard DE 9 48.00 100
# 49 Geno Atkins DT 9 49.00 101
# 50 Jason Pierre-Paul DE 8 50.00 103
# 51 Michael Bennett DE 5 51.00 596
# 52 Denzel Perryman LB 11 52.00 104
# 53 Morgan Burnett S 4 53.00 488
# 54 Jerrell Freeman LB 9 54.00 104
# 55 Kenny Vaccaro S 5 55.00 512
# 56 Johnathan Cyprien S 5 56.00 523
# 57 Eric Weddle S 8 57.00 362
# 58 Ndamukong Suh DT 8 58.00 101
# 59 Cameron Heyward DE 8 59.00 102
# 60 K.J. Wright LB 5 60.00 102
# 61 Anthony Barr LB 6 61.00 104
# 62 Von Miller LB 11 62.00 669
# 63 Kiko Alonso LB 8 63.00 104
# 64 Mario Williams DE 8 64.00 102
# 65 Vontaze Burfict LB 9 65.00 100
# 66 Chandler Jones LB 9 66.00 103
# 67 Hasean Clinton-Dix S 4 67.00 101
# 68 Rob Ninkovich DE 9 68.00 105
# 69 Barry Church S 7 69.00 396
# 70 Marcus Peters CB 5 70.00 612
# 71 Dante Fowler DE 5 71.00 103
# 72 Kurt Coleman S 7 72.00 101
# 73 Myles Jack LB 5 73.00 100
# 74 Jelani Jenkins LB 8 74.00 102
# 75 Haha Clinton-Dix S 4 75.00 619
# 76 Bashaud Breeland CB 9 76.00 101
# 77 Joey Bosa DE 11 77.00 102
# 78 Demario Davis LB 13 78.00 104
# 79 Malik Jackson DE 5 79.00 101
# 80 James Laurinaitis LB 5 80.00 105
# 81 Stephon Tuitt DE 8 81.00 100
# 82 De'vondre Campbell LB 11 82.00 105
# 83 Jurrell Casey DT 13 83.00 100
# 84 Cameron Wake DE 8 84.00 103
# 85 Eric Berry S 5 85.00 103
# 86 Reggie Nelson S 10 86.00 104
# 87 T.J. Mcdonald S 8 87.00 102
# 88 Keenan Robinson LB 8 88.00 100
# 89 Justin Houston LB 5 89.00 103
# 90 Jerry Hughes LB 10 90.00 102
# 91 Leonard Williams DE 11 91.00 104
# 92 Danielle Hunter DE 6 92.00 102
# 93 Gerald Mccoy DT 6 93.00 105
# 94 Ben Heeney LB 10 94.00 101
# 95 Karl Joseph S 10 95.00 103
# 96 Will Compton LB 9 96.00 102
# 97 Darron Lee LB 11 97.00 102
# 98 David Harris LB 11 98.00 100
# 99 Deforest Buckner DE 8 99.00 101
#100 Earl Thomas S 5 100.00 102
#101 Isa Abdul-Quddus S 8 101.00 103
#102 Vinny Curry DE 4 102.00 101
#103 Josh Norman CB 9 103.00 102
#104 Su'a Cravens S 9 104.00 102
#105 Charles Johnson DE 7 105.00 102
#106 Ron Parker S 5 106.00 102
#107 Stephen Tulloch LB 4 107.00 104
#108 Robert Ayers DE 6 108.00 103
#109 Deion Jones LB 11 109.00 105
#110 Sheldon Richardson DT 11 110.00 100
#111 Demarcus Lawrence DE 7 111.00 100
#112 Nigel Bradham LB 4 112.00 102
#113 Devin Taylor DE 10 113.00 102
#114 Trumaine Johnson CB 8 114.00 101
#115 Brian Cushing LB 9 115.00 104
#116 Ibraheim Campbell S 13 116.00 104
#117 Connor Barwin DE 4 117.00 105
#118 T.J. Ward S 11 118.00 104
#119 Calvin Pryor S 11 119.00 104
#120 Clay Matthews LB 4 120.00 102
#121 Mike Adams S 10 121.00 102
#122 Melvin Ingram LB 11 122.00 105
#123 Antoine Bethea S 8 123.00 100
#124 Marcell Dareus DT 10 124.00 105
#125 Anthony Hitchens LB 7 125.00 102
#126 Clayton Geathers S 10 126.00 101
#127 Derek Wolfe DE 11 127.00 101
#128 Reggie Ragland LB 10 128.00 102
#129 Dont'a Hightower LB 9 129.00 101
#130 Ronald Darby CB 10 130.00 102
#131 Corey Liuget DT 11 131.00 100
#132 Cliff Avril DE 5 132.00 102
#133 Kam Chancellor S 5 133.00 103
#134 Kony Ealy DE 7 134.00 102
#135 Jason Mccourty CB 13 135.00 102
#136 Antwon Blake CB 13 136.00 101
#137 Jalen Ramsey CB 5 137.00 101
#138 Michael Griffin S 6 138.00 103
#139 Benardrick Mckinney LB 9 139.00 105
#140 Sheldon Rankins DT 5 140.00 100
#141 Deangelo Hall S 9 141.00 102
#142 Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie CB 8 142.00 102
#143 Keanu Neal S 11 143.00 104
#144 Avery Williamson LB 13 144.00 102
#145 Tony Jefferson S 9 145.00 102
#146 Chris Long DE 9 146.00 103
#147 Logan Ryan CB 9 147.00 102