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Here’s my Week 17 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo (NE):  169 tackles. Had 16 tackles in first meeting with Miami.
2. Paul Posluszny (BUF):  13 tackles last week gives him 139 despite missing two games.
3. Stephen Tulloch (TEN):  Ten tackles last week to give him 155 on the season.
4. Ray Lewis (BAL):  Seven tackles would give him his highest total since 2004.
5. Dhani Jones (CIN):  121 tackles on the year. Had nine in the first meeting with Baltimore.
6. Donte Whitner (BUF):  12 tackles last week to give him 136.
7. Brian Urlacher (CHI):  120 tackles on the year, 53 in his last five games.
8. Paris Lenon (ARI):  120 tackles on the year, 46 in last five games.
9. Chad Greenway (MIN):  136 tackles. Steady tackler has slowed, but should finish strong.
10. Lawrence Timmons (PIT):  126 tackles. Had 11 in the first meeting with the Browns.
11. London Fletcher (WAS):  Quiet last week, but should respond. Has 127 tackles.
12. T.J. Ward (CLE):  116 tackles. Had 11 in the first meeting with Pittsburgh.
13. John Abraham (ATL):  13 sacks on the year, including two against the Panthers in the first meeting.
14. James Harrison (PIT):  11 tackles and two sacks in first meeting with the Browns.
15.  James Laurinaitis (STL):  26 tackles in last three games.

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Here’s my Week 16 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo (NE):  Mayo has 19 more tackles than the second-leading tackler (Tulloch).
2. Paul Posluszny (BUF):  Averaging 10.5 tackles per game.
3. Stephen Tulloch (TEN):  Averaging 12.3 tackles the past four games.
4. Ray Lewis (BAL):  Averaging 10.2 tackles the past five games.
5. London Fletcher (WAS):  11 tackles in each of his last two games.
6. Donte Whitner (BUF):  Averaging 8.9 tackles. Had ten the last time they faced they Pats.
7. Dhani Jones (CIN):  Averaging 8.1 tackles this season.
8. Brian Urlacher (CHI): Averaging 11.3 tackles the past four games.
9. Lawrence Timmons (PIT):  13 tackles last week give him 121 on the year.
10. Patrick Willis (SF):  Averaging 8.3 tackles per game with five sacks.
11. Chad Greenway (MIN):  Averaging 9.1 tackles this season.
12. T.J. Ward (CLE):  22 tackles the past two games give him 114 on the year.
13. Paris Lenon (ARI):  Averaging 9.5 tackles the past four games.
14. Cameron Wake (MIA):  Should add to league high 14 sacks against Detroit.
15. James Harrison (PIT):  89 tackles and ten sacks on the year.

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Here’s my Week 15 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo (NE):  Down week against the Bears, but still has 148 tackles.
2. Paul Posluszny (BUF): 82 tackles in last seven games (11.7/gm).
3. Stephen Tulloch (TEN):  123 tackles in last eleven games (11.2/gm).
4. Ray Lewis (BAL):  Averaging 11 tackles over last four games.
5. Brian Urlacher (CHI):  38 tackles in past three games (12.7/gm).
6. Patrick Willis (SF):  108 tackles and five sacks on the year.
7. Dhani Jones (CIN):  57 tackles in past six games (9.5/gm).
8. Cameron Wake (MIA):  14 sacks (5.5 in last four weeks) on 49 tackles on the year.
9. Chad Greenway (MIN):  Numbers are sliding, but still 120 tackles on the year.
10. James Anderson (CAR):  112 tackles and 3.5 sacks on the year.
11. Paris Lenon (ARI):  29 tackles in past three games (9.7/gm).
12. London Fletcher (WAS):  113 tackles on the year, including 11 last week.
13. Donte Whitner (BUF):  116 tackles on the year.
14. James Harrison (PIT):  79 tackles and 10 sacks on the year.
15. D.J. Williams (DEN):  25 tackles in past three games (8.3/gm).

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Here’s my Week 14 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo (NE):  Averaging 12.0 tackles per game. Sick.
2. Paul Posluszny (BUF):  15 tackles last week brings his average up to 11.1 per game.
3. Stephen Tulloch (TEN):  31 tackles in past two games.
4. Chad Greenway (MIN):  Should add to his 115 tackles against run-heavy Giants.
5. Patrick Willis (SF):  Only player with 100+ tackles and five sacks.
6. Donte Whitner (BUF):  Should add to his 111 tackles helping bring Peyton Hillis down.
7. Ray Lewis (BAL):  Eyes set on Arian Foster. 35 tackles in past three games.
8. Dhani Jones (CIN):  9.8 tackles per game in past five games.
9. Brian Urlacher (CHI):  27 tackles in past two games. Pats will keep him busy.
10. James Anderson (CAR):  Slowing, but still at 106 tackles on the year.
11. Paris Lenon (ARI):  20 tackles in past two games. 94 on the year.
12. Clay Matthews (GB):  A good bet to add to his 11.5 sacks against Detroit.
13. James Harrison (PIT):  79 tackles and ten sacks. Six tackles and a sack the last time he played Cincy.
14. Bradie James (DAL):  18 tackles in past two games. 94 on the year.
15. Curtis Lofton (ATL):  95 tackles. Should be busy as Carolina looks to run.

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Here’s my Week 13 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo (NE) vs. NYJ:  Averaging 12 tackles per game for the season.
2. Paul Posluszny (BUF) @ MIN:  Averaging 10.7 tackles per game for the season.
3. Chad Greenway (MIN) vs. BUF:  Slowing a bit, but still averaging 9.8 tackles per game.
4. Patrick Willis (SF) @ GB:  Tackling machine has four sacks in past three games.
5. Stephen Tulloch (TEN) vs. JAX:  Averaging 10.7 tackles in his past nine games.
6. London Fletcher (WAS) @ NYG:  Slowing, but still averaging 8.9 tackles per game.
7. James Anderson (CAR)@ SEA:  Ten tackles last week puts him at 9 per game on the year.
8. Donte Whitner (BUF) vs. MIN:  Back on track after monster 18 tackle Week 12.
9. Lawrence Timmons (PIT) @ BAL:  Had 15 tackles in the first meeting with the Ravens.
10. Ray Lewis (BAL) vs. PIT:  22 tackles in past 2 games. Should reach 100 tackles for the 13th time.
11. Dhani Jones (CIN) vs. NO:  Averaging 10.3 tackles in past four games.
12. Derrick Johnson (KC) vs. DEN:  Had 12 tackles in first meeting with Broncos.
13. James Harrison (PIT) @ BAL:  75 tackles and 10 sacks on the year.
14. Keith Brooking (DAL) @ IND:  Averaging 9.4 tackles the past five games.
15.    Curtis Lofton (ATL) @ TB:  Averaging 7.8 tackles per game on the year.

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Here’s my Week 12 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo (NE) @DET:  Averaging 13.3 tackles over past seven games.
2. Paul Posluszny (BUF) vs. PIT:  Averaging 12.5 tackles over past four games.
3. Chad Greenway (MIN) @WAS:  Averaging 9.9 tackles per game this year.
4. Stephen Tulloch (TEN) @HOU:  Averaging 10.4 tackles over past eight games.
5. Patrick Willis (SF) @ ARI:  Averaging 11 tackles over past four games.
6. London Fletcher (WAS) vs. MIN:  Averaging 9.2 tackles per game this year.
7. James Anderson (CAR) @CLE:  Should bounce back trying to stop Peyton Hillis.
8. Ray Lewis (BAL) vs. TB:  Averaging 9.5 tackles over past four games.
9. Dhani Jones (CIN) @ NYJ:  Averaging 10.0 tackles over past three games.
10. Donte Whitner (BUF) vs. PIT:  Averaging 8.6 tackles this year.
11. Curtis Lofton (ATL) vs. GB:  Averaging 8.8 tackles over past five games.
12. Derrick Johnson (KC) @ SEA:  Averaging 8.1 tackles for the year.
13. Karlos Dansby (MIA) @ OAK:  Averaging 8.8 tackles over past five games.
14. E.J. Henderson (MIN) @ WAS:  Averaging 8.0 tackles over past three games.
15. James Harrison (PIT) @ BUF:  Averaging 6.3 tackles and a sack over past four games.

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Here’s my Week 11 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo (NE) vs. IND:  Simply a beast. 78 tackles in his past six games.
2. Chad Greenway (MIN) vs. GB:  Mr. Consistency has had between 8-12 tackles every game.
3. Paul Posluszny (BUF) @ CIN:  40 tackles in past three games, 78 on the year.
4. Stephen Tulloch (TEN) vs. WASH:  74 tackles in his past seven games.
5. London Fletcher (WAS) @ TENN:  39 tackles in past four games. CJ will keep him busy.
6. Lawrence Timmons (PIT) vs. Oakland:  Raiders rushing attack and use of TE will make him active.
7. James Anderson (CAR) vs. BAL:  Averaging 9.3 tackles per game with 2.5 sacks and a pick.
8. D.J. Williams (DEN) @ SD:  Should bounce back from benching. 74 tackles and 3.5 sacks on the year.
9. Derrick Johnson (KC) vs. ARI:  12 tackles last week, 77 on the season.
10. Ray Lewis (BAL) @ CAR:  Long week to rest and get ready for the Panthers.
11. Patrick Willis (SF) vs. TB:  31 tackles in past three games, 78 on the year.
12. LaRon Landry (WAS) @ TEN:  46 tackles in past five games, 85 on the year.
13. Dhani Jones (CIN) vs. BUF:  22 tackles in past two games, 73 on the year.
14. Barrett Ruud (TB) @ SF:  34 tackles the past four games, 70 on the year.
15. Clay Matthews (GB) @ MIN:  10.5 sacks. 9 tackles, 2 sacks, and INT in past two games.

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Here’s my Week 9 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo (NE) @ CLE:  59 tackles in the past four games.
2. Chad Greenway (MIN) vs. ARI:  45 tackles in the past four games.
3. Lawrence Timmons (PIT) @ CIN:  Bounced back with 12 tackles last week.
4. A.J. Hawk (GB) vs. DAL:  Should bounce back from a 5 tackle game against Dallas.
5. James Anderson (CAR) vs. NO:  At least 8 tackles in every game this year.
6. Donte Whitner (BUF):  53 tackles in past five games.
7. Paul Posluszny (BUF) vs. CHI:  17 tackles last week, 47 in last four games.
8. Ray Lewis (BAL) vs. MIA:  24 tackles in the past two weeks.
9. Bernard Pollard (HOU) vs. SD:  Averaging 9.3 tackles per game this year.
10. Paris Lenon (ARI) vs. MIN:  Slowed of late, but heavy dose of AP should bring him back.
11. T.J. Ward (CLE) vs. NE:  Pats’ quick slants should lead to plenty of tackles.
12. Curtis Lofton (ATL) vs. TB:  Averaging 8.3 tackles per game on the year.
13. Derrick Johnson (KC) @ OAK:  Oakland’s ground game should keep him busy.
14. Dawan Landry (BAL) vs. MIA:  22 tackles in past two weeks.
15. James Harrison (PIT) @ CIN:  49 tackles and 6 sacks on the year.

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Here’s my Week 8 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo (NE) vs. MIN:  45 tackles in past three games.
2. Stephen Tulloch (TEN) @ SD:  58 tackles in past five games.
3. Chad Greenway (MIN) vs. NE:  34 tackles in past three games.
4. Brian Cushing (HOU) @ INDY:  17 tackles in past two games.
5. LaRon Landry (WAS) @ DET:  Averaging 9.7 tackles per game this year.
6. Lawrence Timmons (PIT) @ NOL  Averaging 10.3 tackles per game this year.
7. London Fletcher (WAS) @ DET:  Averaging 9.7 tackles per game this year.
8. A.J. Hawk (GB) @ NYJ:  45 tackles in past four games.
9. Patrick Willis (SF) vs. DEN:  Recorded second double-digit tackle game of season.
10. James Anderson (CAR) @ STL:  Averaging ten tackles per game.
11. D.J. Williams (DEN) @ SF:  Averaging nine tackles per game.
12. Jon Beason (CAR) @ STL
13. DeMarcus Ware (DAL) vs. JAX:  Has 27 tackles and eight sacks on the year.
14. Paul Posluszny (BUF) @ KC:  Averaging 9.5 tackles per game this year.
15. James Harrison (PIT) @ NO:  44 tackles and five sacks on the year.

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    Here’s my Week 7 IDP rankings.

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    1. LaRon Landry (WAS) @ Chicago:  63 tackles and an INT on the year.
    2. Jerod Mayo (NE) @ San Diego:  34 tackles the past two weeks.
    3. Lawrence Timmons (PIT) @ Miami:  Double-digit tackles in all but one game.
    4. Stephen Tulloch (TEN) vs. Philly:  46 tackles in last four games.
    5. James Harrison (PIT) @ Miami:  40 tackles and 4.5 sacks on the year.
    6. Chad Greenway (MIN) @ Green Bay:  Averaging 10.2 tackles per game.
    7. London Fletcher (WAS) vs. Chicago:  Averaging 10 tackles per game.
    8. D.J. Williams (DEN) vs. Oakland:  36 tackles in past three weeks.
    9. Paul Posluszny (BUF) @ Baltimore:  25 tackles in past two games.
    10. James Anderson (CAR) vs. SF:  Averaging 10.6 tackles per game.
    11. T.J. Ward (CLE) @ NO:  9 tackles/game. Saints scheme should lead to plenty.
    12. A.J. Hawk (GB) vs. MIN:  Averaging 11.3 tackles in last three games.
    13. Jon Beason (CAR) vs. SF:  Averaging 9 tackles per game.
    14. Curtis Lofton (ATL) vs. CIN:  51 tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 INT on the year.
    15. Jared Allen (MIN) @ GB:  Had 7.5 sacks against Packers last year.

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