Top 30 LB Rankings for IDP – Week 5

Here are my Week Five, top 30 linebacker rankings, for your IDP leagues. Good luck everyone and you can reach me on Twitter @KBellf54.

Bye Weeks : DET, MIA

RankPlayerPositionWeek 5 Opponent
1Luke Kuechly, CARLBJacksonville Jaguars
2Blake Martinez, GBLBDallas Cowboys
3Bobby Wagner, SEALBLA Rams
4Corey Littleton, LARLBSeattle Seahawks
5Darius Leonard, INDLBKansas City Chiefs
6Devin Bush, PITLBBaltimore Ravens
7Jordan Hicks, ARILBCincinnati Bengals
8Leighton Vander Esch, DALLBGreen Bay Packers
9Joe Schobert, CLELBSan Francisco 49ers
10Deion Jones, ATLLBHouston Texans
11Tremaine Edmunds, BUFLBTennessee Titans
12Zach Cunningham, HOULBAtlanta Falcons
13C.J. Mosley, NYJLBPhiladelphia Eagles
14Lavonte David, TBLBNew Orleans Saints
15Danny Trevathan, CHILBOakland Raiders
16Jaylon Smith, DALLBGreen Bay Packers
17Shaq Thompson, CARLBJacksonville Jaguars
18Jayon Brown, TENLBBuffalo Bills
19Kwon Alexander, SFLBCleveland Browns
20Jamie Collins, NEPLBWashington Redskins
21Eric Kendricks, MINLBNew York Giants
22Devin White, TBLBNew Orleans Saints
23Patrick Onwuasor, BALLBPittsburgh Steelers
24Myles Jack, JACLBCarolina Panthers
25Thomas Davis, LACLBDenver Broncos
26Demario Davis, NOLBTampa Bay Buccaneers
27Fred Warner, SFLBCleveland Browns
28Khalil Mack, CHILBOakland Raiders
29Anthony Hitchens, KCLBIndianapolis Colts
30Todd Davis, DENLBLA Chargers

Situations To Watch :

  • Darius Leonard has missed the last two games due to a concussion he suffered against the Tennessee Titans in Week Two. Monitor his practice participation throughout the week as he works to clear the league’s concussion protocol. If Leonard were to be absent again, Anthony Walker would vault into the top 30 after another solid outing in Week Four.
  • Roquan Smith was a surprise inactive for the Chicago Bears on Sunday. At the moment, Smith is considered out indefinitely as the team says he is dealing with a personal issue. Nick Kwiatkoski is the linebacker to grab should Smith miss considerable time. Kwiatkoski only played 55% of the snaps in Week Four, but produced an impressive stat line of 10 total tackles (9 solo), two tackles for loss, one sack, and a forced fumble.
  • Rookie, Devin White, has missed the past two weeks after suffering a MCL sprain early in his Week Two contest. Watch his practice participation as the week progresses. Veteran, Kevin Minter, would draw another start in White’s absence.
  • After suffering a groin injury in the season opener, C.J. Mosley missed the next two games and is still not ready to return to practice, according to head coach, Adam Gase. Mosley is currently ranked, but watch his situation closely as more information is released. If Mosley were to be out, Neville Hewitt would be the man in the middle and rookie Blake Cashman has filled in admirably with his added snaps.

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