Week 1: IDP Rankings and sleepers

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Week 1: IDP Rankings and sleepers

Highlighting those key tacklers, sackers and defensive backers

Studs and sleepers, just what every IDP owner seeks. Here's our top-15 rankings at each positional unit plus five overlooked players that can help in the season's opening week..


1. J.J. Watt, HOU

2. Jared Allen, MIN

3. Charles Johnson, CAR

4. Robert Quinn, STL

5. Cameron Wake, MIA

6. Greg Hardy, CAR

7. Mario Williams, BUF

8. Geno Atkins, CIN

9. Chris Long, STL

10. Derrick Morgan, TEN

11. DeMarcus Ware, DAL

12. Jason Pierre-Paul, NYG

13. Calaisis Campbell, ARI

14. Muhammad Wilkerson, NYJ

15. Chandler Jones, NE


1. Luke Kuechly, CAR

2. Paul Posluszny, JAX

3. Brian Cushing, HOU

4. Lavonte David, TB

5. Wesley Woodyard, DEN

6. James Laurinaitis, STL

7. Navorro Bowman, SF

8. Sean Lee, DAL

9. Chad Greenway, MIN

10. Vontaze Burfict, CIN

11. Derrick Johnson, KC

12. London Fletcher, WAS

13. Jerod Mayo, NE

14. D'Qwell Jackson, CLE

15. Lawrence Timmons, PIT