2011 Fantasy Football IDP Rankings

Aug 9, 2011

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Here’s a look at my 2011 fantasy football IDP rankings.
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1.  Jerod Mayo, New England Patriots:  Mayo collected 175 tackles last year with two sacks. Simply a beast.
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2.  Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers:  Willis had 128 tackles and six sacks in a “down” year.
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3.  James Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers:  As long as he escapes a suspension for his comments (or hits), he’s a beast. Only player with double-digit sacks and 80+ tackles (100 to be exact).
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4.  Justin Tuck, New York Giants:  Tuck registered 11.5 sacks and 76 tackles.
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5.  Ndamukong Suh, Detroit Lions:  As a rookie he managed ten sacks and 66 tackles. That ladies and gentlemen is frightening.
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6.  DeMarcus Ware, Dallas Cowboys:  15.5 sacks and 66 tackles. Unbelievable.
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7.  Trent Cole, Philadelphia Eagles:  The Eagles have beefed up their defense, but Cole (10 sacks, 65 tackles last year) has averaged 11 sacks and 67.3 tackles over the past four years.
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8.  Paul Posluszny, Jacksonville Jaguars:  Poz returns to a 4-3 where he should simply rack up the tackles like it’s nobody’s business.
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9.  Lawrence Timmons, Pittsburgh Steelers:  135 tackles, 3.0 sacks, two interceptions, two fumble recoveries. He can do it all.
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10.  James Laurinaitis, St. Louis Rams:  Laurinaitis has averaged 117 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and 1.5 interceptions in his two years in the league.
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11. Stephen Tulloch, Detroit Lions: Tulloch had 160 tackles last year for the Titans. Time will tell how the switch to the Lions affects his fantasy value.
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12.  Brian Urlacher, Chicago Bears:  Urlacher had 125 tackles and four sacks last year.
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13.  Tamba Hali, Kansas City Chiefs:  Collected 14.5 sacks and 51 tackles last year.
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14.  Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers:  Impossible to block it seemed.  13.5 sacks and 60 tackles.
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15.  Chad Greenway, Minnesota Vikings:  With a weakened defensive line, more tackles could come from the linebackers. Greenway had 144 last year.
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