NFL 2020 Safety Rankings

NFL 2020 Safeties

Okay, two things first, this is the top 30 Safeties for IDP fantasy football leagues. There are safeties who are top NFL safeties that may not be fantasy football demons.

For instance, Jamal Adams is perhaps the top safety in the league. Yet the way the Jets play him he will not be a tackling demon. But he is really…really good.

Second, remember to always check your league’s scoring. Are they putting more emphasis on tackles or big plays? It matters!

So without further ado:

Top 30 Fantasy Football Safeties NFL 2020

1. Budda Baker, Arizona Cardinals

2019 stats: 104 solo tackles, 43 assisted tackles, .5 sacks, 6 passes defended, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery

2. Jamal Adams, New York Jets

2019 stats:61 solo tackles, 14 assisted tackles, 6.5 sacks, 1 interception, 7 passes defended, 2 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery

3. Tracy Walker, Detroit Lions

2019 stats: 79 solo tackles, 21 assisted tackles, 1 interception, 8 passes defended, 1 forced fumble

4. Shawn Williams, Cincinnati Bengals

2019 stats: 79 solo tackles, 33 assisted tackles, 1 sack, 1 interception, 3 passes defended

5. Derwin James, Los Angeles Chargers

2019 stats: 34 solo tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1 pass defended

6. Landon Collins, Washington

2019 stats: 78 solo tackles, 39 assisted tackles, 1 sack, 4 passes defended, 2 forced fumbles

7. Jordan Poyer, Buffalo Bills

2019 stats: 68 solo tackles, 36 assisted tackles, 1 sack, 2 interceptions, 3 passes defended, 3 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries

8. Harrison Smith, Minnesota Vikings

2019 stats: 65 solo tackles, 20 assisted tackles, 1 sack, 3 interceptions, 11 passes defended, 3 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries

9. Justin Simmons, Denver Broncos

2019 stats: 65 solo tackles, 28 assisted tackles, 4 interceptions, 15 passes defended

10. Tyrann Mathieu, Kansas City Chiefs

2019 stats: 63 solo tackles, 12 assisted tackles, 2 sacks, 4 interceptions, 12 passes defended

11. Minkah Fitzpatrick, Pittsburgh Steelers

2019 stats: 43 solo tackles, 25 assisted tackles, 5 interceptions, 9 passes defended, 2 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries

12. Malcolm Jenkins, New Orleans Saints

2019 stats Philadelphia: 62 solo tackles, 18 assisted tackles, 2.5 sacks, 8 passes defended, 4 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery

13. Vonn Bell, Cincinnati Bengals

2019 stats: 63 solo tackles, 23 assisted tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 interception, 5 passes defended, 2 forced fumbles, 5 fumble recoveries

14. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Dallas Cowboys

2019 stats: 62 solo tackles, 16 assisted tackles, 2 interceptions, 5 passes defended, 2 fumble recoveries

15. Marcus Williams, New Orleans Saints

2019 stats: 38 solo tackles, 15 assisted tackles, 4 interceptions, 13 passes defended, 1 forced fumble

16. Jeremy Chinn, Carolina Panthers

Drafted 64th pick in 2020 NFL Draft

17. Taylor Rapp, Los Angeles Rams

2019 stats: 61 solo tackles, 38 assisted tackles, 2 interceptions, 8 passes defended, 1 fumble recovery

18. Khari Willis, Indianapolis Colts

2019 stats: 53 solo tackles, 18 assisted tackles, 1 pass defended

19. Jabrill Peppers, New York Giants

2019 stats: 51 solo tackles, 25 assisted tackles, 1 interception, 5 passes defended, 3 forced fumbles

20. Keanu Neal, Atlanta Falcons

2019 stats: 11 solo tackles, 3 assisted tackles

21. John Johnson, Los Angeles Rams

2019 stats: 24 solo tackles, 27 assisted tackles, 2 interceptions, 2 passes defended

22. Ronnie Harrison, Jacksonville Jaguars

2019 stats: 43 solo tackles, 27 assisted tackles, 2 sacks, 2 interceptions, 9 passes defended, 1 fumble recovery

23. Terrell Edmunds, Pittsburgh Steelers

2019 stats: 71 solo tackles, 34 assisted tackles, 3 passes defended

24. Jessie Bates, Cincinnati Bengals

2019 stats: 71 solo tackles, 29 assisted tackles, 3 interceptions, 9 passes defended, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery

25. Chuck Clark, Baltimore Ravens

2019 stats: 43 solo tackles, 25 assisted tackles, 1 sack, 1 interception, 9 passes defended, 2 forced fumbles

26. Karl Joseph, Cleveland Browns

2019 stats: 37 solo tackles, 11 assisted tackles, 1 interception, 3 passes defended, 1 fumble recovery

27. Jaquiski Tartt, San Francisco 49ers

2019 stats: 31 solo tackles, 13 assisted tackles, 5 sacks, 2 passes defended, 1 forced fumble, 2 fumble recovery

28. Damarious Randall, Las Vegas Raiders

2019 stats: 45 solo tackles, 16 assisted tackles, 2.5 sacks, 6 passes defended

29. Adrian Amos, Green Bay Packers

2019 stats: 65 solo tackles, 16 assisted tackles, 1 sack, 2 interceptions, 8 passes defended

30. Johnathan Abram, Las Vegas Raiders

2019 stats: 1 solo tackles, 4 assisted tackles 1 pass defended

Safeties can bring you fantasy gold but remember check how your league scores.

Now with no pre-season, experience will be paramount the first part of the season.

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