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2010 Player Rankings: Linebackers
Updated: August 26, 2010   Print this page Print 
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Patrick Willis - SFO YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 1
Comments: No reason to think he'll slow down even in the somewhat-limting 3-4 scheme.
2007 SFO 16 127 127 38 4 2 1   5  
2008 SFO 16 127 109 32 1 1 1 1 10 1
2009 SFO 16 127 114 38 3 3   3 8 1
Avg   16 127 117 36 3 2 1 1 8 1
Proj SFO   152 115 37 3.5 3 1 2 9  
Jon Beason - NYG YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 2
Comments: Seemingly always healthy and a lock for 110+ solos. Has 3 INTs in each of past 2 seasons too.
2007 CAR 16 127 104 33     1 1 8  
2008 CAR 16 127 110 28     1 3 8  
2009 CAR 16 127 111 30 3 1 2 3 7  
Avg   16 127 108 30 1 0 1 2 8 0
Proj NYG   142 111 31 2.0 1 2 3 8  
Barrett Ruud - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 3
Comments: "2 seasons of 100+ solos and decent ""other"" numbers. Should improve in 2010."
2007 TBB 15 114 83 31   3 3 2 3  
2008 TBB 16 127 102 35 3   1 2 6  
2009 TBB 16 127 107 35   1   1 7  
Avg   16 123 97 34 1 1 1 2 5 0
Proj FA   143 108 35 2.0 2 1 1 6  
DJ Williams - CHI YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 4
Comments: "May break 100 solos once again and the ""big play"" stats are always there."
2007 DEN 16 127 106 35 1 2 2 1 5  
2008 DEN 11 93 68 25 2   1   2  
2009 DEN 16 122 100 22 3 3 2   7  
Avg   14 114 91 27 2 2 2 0 5 0
Proj CHI   125 100 25 3.0 2 2 1 6  
Terrell Suggs - BAL YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 5
Comments: Suggs contends last season was an anomaly and he's due for a huge season. We shall see. I wouldn't bet against it.
2007 BAL 16 78 52 26 5 1     6  
2008 BAL 16 69 54 15 8 2   2 9 2
2009 BAL 13 59 44 15 5 1 1   5  
Avg   15 69 50 19 6 1 0 1 7 1
Proj BAL   62 51 11 9.0 2 1 1 6  
Curtis Lofton - NOS YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 5
Comments: "Now as an every-down LB he'll be up there with Willis and Beason in terms of solos. Needs to (and could) improve on the ""big plays"" though."
2007                      
2008 ATL 16 87 60 27 1 1     2  
2009 ATL 16 127 103 27   2     2  
Avg   16 107 82 27 1 2 0 0 2 0
Proj NOS   135 106 29 1.0 2     4  
Trent Cole - PHI YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 6
Comments: Rarely hurt and can be a tackling beast on the edge. Arrival of Darryl Tapp and Brandon Graham could mean more opportunities.
2007 PHI 16 70 49 21 12 4 1   2  
2008 PHI 16 77 59 18 9 2     2  
2009 PHI 16 56 48 8 12 2        
Avg   16 68 52 16 11 3 0 0 1 0
Proj PHI   64 52 12 9.5 2 1   3  
James Laurinaitis - STL YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 6
Comments: The Rams' D is beyond questionable with little pass pressure. Laurinaitis will easily duplicate his solid rookie season.
2007                      
2008                      
2009 STL 16 120 107 13 2 1 1 2 5  
Avg   16 120 107 13 2 1 1 2 5 0
Proj STL   124 106 18 2.0 1 1 2 6  
Paul Posluszny - JAC YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 7
Comments: Like Willis he's good enough to excel in the 3-4 scheme. Will near 100 solos and peppers in the other playmaking stats.
2007 BUF 3 25 16 9            
2008 BUF 16 110 87 23   1 1 1 6  
2009 BUF 12 110 87 23 1 3   3 4  
Avg   10 82 63 18 0 1 0 1 3 0
Proj JAC   122 98 24 1.0 3 1 2 6  
London Fletcher - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 8
Comments: He may be approaching 40 but the guy just gobbles tackles up left and right. And never ever gets hurt.
2007 WAS 16 127 101 28     1 3 10 1
2008 WAS 16 127 96 37   1 1   6  
2009 WAS 16 127 95 47 2 1   1 6  
Avg   16 127 97 37 1 1 1 1 7 0
Proj FA   136 96 40 1.0 1   1 5  
Robert Mathis - IND YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 9
Comments: A steady talent who will likely reach double digit sacks yet again. May not tackle much but makes big plays.
2007 IND 13 33 27 6 7 4 1      
2008 IND 15 47 36 11 12 5 3   3 1
2009 IND 14 37 24 13 8 5     2  
Avg   14 39 29 10 9 5 1 0 2 0
Proj IND   48 35 13 10.5 5 2   3  
Rolando McClain - DAL YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 9  
Comments: He's lining up in the nickel packages meaning he's sure to be an every-down-linebacker and will put up big big stats.
2007                      
2008                      
2009                      
Avg   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Proj DAL   124 102 22 1.0 2 1 1 5  
David Harris - NYJ YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 10
Comments: "Can he become the ""Ray Lewis"" of Rex Ryan's young Jet defense? Don't expect 100 solos but good all-around stats."
2007 NYJ 16 121 86 35 5 2 1   3  
2008 NYJ 11 76 53 23 1   1   1  
2009 NYJ 16 126 81 45 5 2   2 3  
Avg   14 108 73 34 4 1 1 1 2 0
Proj NYJ   120 90 30 4.5 2 1 2 4  
DeMeco Ryans - PHI YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 11
Comments: Despite the dip in production over the past two seasons he's still a solid LB1 with the upside to reach top 3 or 4 fantasy LB.
2007 HOU 16 127 98 29 2 1 3 1 7 1
2008 HOU 16 112 86 26 1 2 3   4  
2009 HOU 16 123 93 30 1 1 1   2  
Avg   16 121 92 28 1 1 2 0 4 0
Proj PHI   124 95 29 2.0 2 1 1 5  
Ray Lewis - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 12
Comments: This guy is a machine. He may not rack up 100+ solos but he'll knock on the door of the top-10 when it's all said and done.
2007 BAL 14 121 83 38 2 2 1 2 10 1
2008 BAL 16 117 84 33 4 2 2 3 9  
2009 BAL 16 127 95 39 3 2 1   7  
Avg   15 122 87 37 3 2 1 2 9 0
Proj FA   120 89 31 3.0 2 1 2 8  
Jonathan Vilma - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 13
Comments: The solos took a bit of a dip in the Saints' aggressive scheme but he'll add in a good mix of pass defenses and other big plays.
2007 NYJ 7 43 32 11       1 4  
2008 NOS 16 127 98 34 1 2 3 1 6  
2009 NOS 15 110 87 23 2     3 8  
Avg   13 93 72 23 1 1 1 2 6 0
Proj FA   120 92 28 2.5 1 1 2 8  
Karlos Dansby - CLE YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 14
Comments: Dansby's a playmaker that will excel in the Dolphin defensive scheme. The solos may take a small hit but otherwise expect lots of gravy.
2007 ARI 14 99 78 21 4 4   3 8  
2008 ARI 16 119 95 24 4 2 3 2 5  
2009 ARI 16 109 89 20   1   1 4  
Avg   15 109 87 22 3 2 1 2 6 0
Proj CLE   108 87 21 2.5 2 2 2 5  
Jerod Mayo - NEP YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 15
Comments: Took a small step back in 2009 but should put it all together in 2010 as the leader of the Pat D.
2007                      
2008 NEP 16 126 98 28   1 1   4  
2009 NEP 13 103 70 33 1 1     1  
Avg   15 115 84 31 1 1 1 0 3 0
Proj NEP   119 88 31 2.0 1 1   4  
Lance Briggs - CHI YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 16  
Comments: With Urlacher 100% healthy and prime for a bounce-back Briggs' numbers could suffer (albeit very slightly).
2007 CHI 14 103 84 19 2 2 1   3  
2008 CHI 16 110 90 20   1 2 3 11 1
2009 CHI 15 118 93 25 2     1 5  
Avg   15 110 89 21 1 1 1 1 6 0
Proj CHI   107 88 19 2.0 2 1 2 7  
E.J. Henderson - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 17
Comments: If the rehab keeps ahead of schedule he'll return in time to start the regular season and could be a candidate to outplay this ranking.
2007 MIN 16 119 94 25 4 3 2   4  
2008 MIN 4 27 23 4 1 1 1      
2009 MIN 12 83 63 20 2   1   1  
Avg   11 76 60 16 2 1 1 0 2 0
Proj FA   113 88 25 3.0 2 1   3  
D'Qwell Jackson - IND YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 18  
Comments: Suffered what could be a potentially huge injury. If he misses no time he's a top-15 LB. Keep on top of this one.
2007 CLE 14 101 75 26 1   1 1 3  
2008 CLE 16 127 95 59 2     3 6  
2009 CLE 6 58 45 13   1     2  
Avg   12 95 72 33 1 0 0 1 4 0
Proj IND   118 89 29 1.0   1 1 4  
DeAndre Levy - DET YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 19
Comments: No more Ernie Sims talk and the coaching staff feels set at MLB with Levy who had 85 total tackles in 2009.
2007                      
2008                      
2009 DET 16 79 55 24   1 2 1 5  
Avg   16 79 55 24 0 1 2 1 5 0
Proj DET   116 90 26 0.0 1 1   6  
Kirk Morrison - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 20
Comments: The move to Jacksonville could mean less time on the field. Still a very good LB2 with potential for LB1 numbers.
2007 OAK 16 120 95 25 1   1 4 10  
2008 OAK 16 127 100 36 1 2   1 1  
2009 OAK 16 127 109 24 2 3 1   1  
Avg   16 125 101 28 1 2 1 2 4 0
Proj FA   112 89 23 1.0 1 1   2  
Brian Urlacher - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 21  
Comments: The wrist is completely healed and he feels as good as ever. Consider him a big time IDPer once again.
2007 CHI 16 123 93 30 5   2 5 12 1
2008 CHI 16 93 79 14     1 2 10  
2009 CHI 1 3 3              
Avg   11 73 58 15 2 0 1 2 7 0
Proj FA   103 82 21 3.0 1 1 1 7  
Geno Hayes - JAC YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 22
Comments: Stepping into the very productive WLB spot for the Tampa D meant great things for Hayes in 2009. Look for the same in 2010.
2007                      
2008 TBB 9 5 4 1         1  
2009 TBB 15 98 80 18 3 1 1 2 6  
Avg   12 52 42 10 2 1 1 1 4 0
Proj JAC   102 82 20 2.5 1 1 1 7  
Matt Shaughnessy - ARI YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 22
Comments: Was on fire over the last few weeks of the 2009 season and should start for the troubled Raiders. Sleeper potential.
2007                      
2008                      
2009 OAK 16 29 26 3 4   1      
Avg   16 29 26 3 4 0 1 0 0 0
Proj ARI   51 39 12 5.5 2 1   1  
Chad Greenway - MIN YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 23
Comments: Doesn't really matter if Henderson is back both LBs can produce. He can top 80 solos and add a good number of pass defenses.
2007 MIN 16 99 73 26   2 4 2 4 1
2008 MIN 16 113 84 29 6 3     5  
2009 MIN 16 98 79 19   1 3 3 6  
Avg   16 103 79 25 2 2 2 2 5 0
Proj MIN   102 81 21 2.0 1 2 1 6  
John Abraham - ARI YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 24  
Comments: Signs point to a slide in production (again) with a couple of decent young ends in tow for the Falcons.
2007 ATL 16 32 31 1 10 4     4  
2008 ATL 16 38 37 1 16 4     1  
2009 ATL 16 35 30 5 5 1     1  
Avg   16 35 33 2 10 3 0 0 2 0
Proj ARI   46 37 9 8.0 2     2  
Clint Session - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 24
Comments: "In the highly-productive WLB spot for the Colts will amass a good number of solos and a good mix of ""other"" stats."
2007 IND 13 19 14 5   1   2 2  
2008 IND 16 90 72 18   3        
2009 IND 14 100 81 19   1   2 5 1
Avg   14 70 56 14 0 2 0 1 2 0
Proj FA   104 85 19 0.0 2 1 1 5  
Bradie James - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 25
Comments: Will get 80 solos and a crazy number of assists. Has the potential for a big game here and there. A solid LB3 with LB2 potential.
2007 DAL 16 101 64 37 3   3      
2008 DAL 16 117 81 36 8 3 2   4  
2009 DAL 16 113 80 33 2 1 1   5  
Avg   16 110 75 35 4 1 2 0 3 0
Proj FA   107 80 27 2.0 1 1   3  
Stephen Tulloch - DET YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 26  
Comments: Solos jumped up to 94 last season. Expect them to dip back down into the upper 70's or low 80's. A solid LB2.
2007 TEN 16 36 29 7            
2008 TEN 16 77 59 18 1   2   2  
2009 TEN 16 120 93 27 2   1   1  
Avg   16 78 60 17 1 0 1 0 1 0
Proj DET   109 84 25 1.0   1   2  
Brian Cushing - HOU YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 27
Comments: Suspended for the first four contests Cushing will jump back in and produce. Temper your expectations obviously.
2007                      
2008                      
2009 HOU 16 127 86 47 3 2   4 10  
Avg   16 127 86 47 3 2 0 4 10 0
Proj HOU   95 74 21 4.5 2 1 1 6  
James Harrison - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 28
Comments: Didn't put up the ridiculous 2009-like numbers but was still a force finishing in the top 10 in most scoring formats.
2007 PIT 16 86 66 20 8 7 3 1 2  
2008 PIT 15 92 59 33 16 7   1 3  
2009 PIT 16 79 60 19 10 5 2   2  
Avg   16 86 62 24 11 6 2 1 2 0
Proj FA   86 64 22 9.5 4 2   3  
Dwight Freeney - SDC YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 29
Comments: If one of the best pass rushers in the game could just log a few more tackles he'd be elite.
2007 IND 9 21 18 3 4 4        
2008 IND 15 28 24 4 10 4        
2009 IND 14 24 19 5 14 1     1  
Avg   13 24 20 4 9 3 0 0 0 0
Proj SDC   30 24 6 12.0 3 1 1 3  
Nick Barnett - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 29
Comments: Bounced back in 2010 to post solid numbers. Won't ever wow you with big plays but a very solid fantasy LB.
2007 GBP 16 127 102 29 4   1 2 4  
2008 GBP 9 49 41 8   1     2  
2009 GBP 16 106 83 23 4       7  
Avg   14 94 75 20 3 0 0 1 4 0
Proj FA   104 82 22 2.5       5  
Stewart Bradley - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 30
Comments: Didn't have the chance to build on his solid sophomore campaign last season. He's back in the middle and ready to gobble up tackles.
2007 PHI 16 10 8 2 1     1 1  
2008 PHI 16 108 86 22 1 1 1 1 6  
2009                      
Avg   16 59 47 12 1 1 1 1 4 0
Proj FA   100 80 20 1.0 1 1 1 5  
David Hawthorne - NOS YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 31
Comments: LeRoy Hill's absence from camp means Hawthorne runs with the first team as their WLB. Good news.
2007                      
2008 SEA 14                  
2009 SEA 16 116 93 23 4 2 1 3 5  
Avg   15 58 47 12 2 1 1 2 3 0
Proj NOS   100 75 25 1.5 2 1 1 5  
Will Witherspoon - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 32
Comments: Witherspoon comes over to take Keith Bulluck's spot as the Titan WLB. Expect solid stats with some upside.
2007 STL 16 110 92 18 7 2 1   7  
2008 STL 16 72 57 15 1   1 1 3  
2009 STL 17 90 79 11 1 1   1 5 1
Avg   16 91 76 15 3 1 1 1 5 0
Proj FA   95 77 18 1.0 2 1 1 5  
Gary Brackett - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 34  
Comments: Already hurt and getting up there in age. All he does is tackle so his upside is extremely limited.
2007 IND 16 116 86 30   1 1 4 7 1
2008 IND 12 100 71 29   1 1   1 1
2009 IND 14 99 80 19 1   1 1 5  
Avg   14 105 79 26 0 1 1 2 4 1
Proj FA   95 75 20 1.0 1 1 1 6  
Ernie Sims - ARI YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 35
Comments: The move to the blitz-happy Eagles may mean Sims has new life in fantasy circles. Definitely worth a shot.
2007 DET 16 127 97 37 1 3   1 2  
2008 DET 16 113 71 42 1       1  
2009 DET 11 49 32 17     1   1  
Avg   14 96 67 32 1 1 0 0 1 0
Proj ARI   97 77 20 2.0 1     4  
Michael Boley - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 36
Comments: Inked in at the WLB spot for the G-men. Could approach 100 total tackles and always gets his mitts on passed balls.
2007 ATL 16 103 86 17 3 4   2 7  
2008 ATL 16 72 62 10     1 1 9  
2009 NYG 11 84 65 19 1       8  
Avg   14 86 71 15 1 1 0 1 8 0
Proj FA   91 71 20 2.5 1 1 1 8  
Derrick Morgan - TEN YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 36
Comments: Will have an opportunity to outproduce William Hayes if given an opportunity from the get-go.
2007                      
2008                      
2009                      
Avg   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Proj TEN   46 30 16 5.5 2 1   2  
Stephen Cooper - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 37
Comments: Seems to have limited upside but is good for 70+ solos and a good number of pass defenses.
2007 SDC 16 108 73 35 2 2 2 2 6  
2008 SDC 12 98 72 26 2     4 6  
2009 SDC 16 102 71 31   3 2   8  
Avg   15 103 72 31 1 2 1 2 7 0
Proj FA   97 70 27 1.0 2 1   7  
Kroy Biermann - ATL YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 37
Comments: Improved dramatically in 2009 and could produce similar results in 2010 for the Falcons.
2007                      
2008 ATL 16 14 11 3 2          
2009 ATL 16 37 29 8 5 1 2     1
Avg   16 26 20 6 4 1 1 0 0 1
Proj ATL   43 33 10 6.5 1 1   1  
Aaron Curry - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 38  
Comments: Leroy Hill's injury doesn't appear to be seroius but Curry's stats could bump up a bit if Hill misses any time this season.
2007                      
2008                      
2009 SEA 14 60 53 7 2 2     6  
Avg   14 60 53 7 2 2 0 0 6 0
Proj FA   89 71 18 3.0 2 1   6  
Daryl Washington - ARI YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 39  
Comments: Longshot to return but if he does he could gobble up some tackles for you in December/January.
2007                      
2008                      
2009                      
Avg   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Proj ARI   93 73 20 1.0 1 1 1 5  
Lawrence Timmons - PIT YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 40
Comments: Can rack up the sacks and his solo tackle numbers should steadily rise in 2010.
2007 PIT 16 2 1 1     2      
2008 PIT 16 57 35 22 5 1 1 1 3  
2009 PIT 14 76 55 21 7 4     4  
Avg   15 45 30 15 4 2 1 0 2 0
Proj PIT   88 66 22 6.0 2     4  
Lofa Tatupu - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 41
Comments: With the talented David Hawthorne and Aaron Curry on the either side Tatupu's value may take a hit.
2007 SEA 16 109 83 26 1 3   4 9  
2008 SEA 15 94 69 25   1   1 4  
2009 SEA 5 32 21 11 1       2  
Avg   12 78 58 21 1 1 0 2 5 0
Proj FA   95 70 25 1.0 1 1   4  
Gerald Hayes - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 42
Comments: "Can he replace Karlos Dansby's numbers? If his bad back doesn't hold up the answer is ""no"" and look to Darryl Washington."
2007 ARI 16 98 82 16 4 1   1 3 1
2008 ARI 16 87 66 21   4 2   4  
2009 ARI 14 63 50 13   1        
Avg   15 83 66 17 1 2 1 0 2 0
Proj FA   90 70 20 1.0 1 1 1 5  
Derrick Johnson - KCC YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 43
Comments: Big dropoff in 2009 but may return to solid LB3 status here this season.
2007 KCC 16 93 82 11 4 3   2 6  
2008 KCC 14 85 68 17 2 4   1 6  
2009 KCC 15 32 26 6 1 1   3 5 2
Avg   15 70 59 11 2 3 0 2 6 1
Proj KCC   86 68 18 2.0 2   1 5  
Demorrio Williams - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 44
Comments: He won't get close to the ridiculous solo tackle numbers that he had in 2009 but is a good option at a backup LB.
2007 ATL 16 77 63 14       2 2  
2008 KCC 16 55 42 13   1 2   1  
2009 KCC 16 117 95 22         6  
Avg   16 83 67 16 0 0 1 1 3 0
Proj FA   85 64 21 0.0 1 1 1 5  
Rey Maualuga - CIN YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 45
Comments: Will Dhani Jones hold him off from taking the MLB spot? Likely not. Expect a bump up in production for 2010.
2007                      
2008                      
2009 CIN 15 59 35 24 1 2     2  
Avg   15 59 35 24 1 2 0 0 2 0
Proj CIN   84 64 20 1.0 2     3  
Keith Rivers - BUF YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 46
Comments: If his coverage skills improve his value skyrockets. Still he's good for 50-60 solos.
2007                      
2008 CIN 7 36 24 12   1   1 1  
2009 CIN 13 71 45 26 1     1 2  
Avg   10 54 35 19 1 1 0 1 2 0
Proj BUF   84 59 25 1.0 1 1 1 3  
Clay Matthews - GBP YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 47  
Comments: The hammy shouldn't create much of a problem in the season but it's the kind of injury that could linger.
2007                      
2008                      
2009 GBP 16 49 36 13 10 1 3   7 1
Avg   16 49 36 13 10 1 3 0 7 1
Proj GBP   63 48 15 9.0 1 2   8  
Keith Bulluck - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 49  
Comments: He's just too good to keep off the field. We like Jonathan Goff too but Bulluck should have some value this season.
2007 TEN 16 88 68 20   1 1 5 7  
2008 TEN 16 98 75 23   1 1   6  
2009 TEN 14 108 81 27     1 3 7  
Avg   15 98 75 23 0 1 1 3 7 0
Proj FA   77 59 18 0.0 2 1   5  
Bryan Scott - FA YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 50
Comments: With Donte Whitner and George Wilson vying for time at SS Scott (who can play LB) is a risky DB pick.
2007 BUF 15 25 19 6   1     1  
2008 BUF 16 65 52 13 1 1 1   3  
2009 BUF 9 75 53 22 2 1   1 3  
Avg   13 55 41 14 1 1 0 0 2 0
Proj FA   68 51 17 1.0 1   1 4  
Brian Orakpo - WAS YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 50
Comments: Pretty much a Dumervil clone with limited tackles but potential for big sack totals.
2007                      
2008                      
2009 WAS 16 50 37 13 11 1     2  
Avg   16 50 37 13 11 1 0 0 2 0
Proj WAS   60 46 14 10.5 1 1   2  
Connor Barwin - PHI YEAR TM GMS TKLS SOLO ASST SACKS FFUM RFUM IND PDEF TD
Huddle Rank: 50
Comments: Even in spot duty he looked better than incumbent starter Antonio Smith. Look for the 2nd year player to get more playing time in 2010.
2007                      
2008                      
2009 HOU 16 15 11 4 4   1   3  
Avg   16 15 11 4 4 0 1 0 3 0
Proj PHI   37 25 12 4.5 1 1   3  
   
 
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