IDP Rankings Week 2: Top defensive fantasy football players to start

    As we process and learn from the first week of the 2021 NFL season, what are the PFN IDP rankings for Week 2 to help you win your matchup?

    After learning a lot last week, what are PFN’s fantasy football IDP rankings for Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season? Which players can you trust in your starting lineup, and which IDP options are lower down the rankings in Week 2?

    These Week 2 IDP rankings are intended as a guide and do not consider the nuances of different scoring systems. Use them as a guide to set your own Week 2 IDP rankings for your specific league format.

    Week 2 IDP rankings | 1-20

    1) Darius Leonard | LB | IND vs. LAR
    2) Devin White | LB | TB vs. ATL
    3) Roquan Smith | LB | CHI vs. CIN
    4) Blake Martinez | LB | NYG @ WAS
    5) Bobby Wagner | LB | SEA vs. TEN
    6) Zach Cunningham | LB | HOU @ CLE
    7) Lavonte David | LB | TB vs. ATL
    8) Jamal Adams | S | SEA vs. TEN
    9) Fred Warner | LB | SF @ PHI
    10) Budda Baker | S | ARI vs. MIN

    11) Joe Schobert | LB | PIT vs. LV
    12) Eric Kendricks | LB | MIN @ ARI
    13) Tremaine Edmunds | LB | BUF @ MIA
    14) Demario Davis | LB | NO @ CAR
    15) Patrick Queen | LB | BAL vs. KC
    16) Deion Jones | LB | ATL @ TB
    17) Jayon Brown | LB | TEN @ SEA
    18) Jeremy Chinn | S | CAR vs. NO
    19) Derwin James Jr. | S | LAC vs. DAL
    20) Jerome Baker | LB | MIA vs. BUF

    DL, LB, and DB rankings | 21-40

    21) Myles Jack | LB | JAC vs. DEN
    22) Jessie Bates III | S | CIN @ CHI
    23) T.J. Watt | LB | PIT vs. LV
    24) Jordan Poyer | S | BUF @ MIA
    25) Chase Young | DE | WAS vs. NYG
    26) Landon Collins | S | WAS vs. NYG
    27) Micah Parsons | LB | DAL @ LAC
    28) Myles Garrett | DE | CLE vs. HOU
    29) Vonn Bell | S | CIN @ CHI
    30) Kenneth Murray Jr. | LB | LAC vs. DAL

    31) Devin Bush Jr. | LB | PIT vs. LV
    32) Jabrill Peppers | S | NYG @ WAS
    33) John Johnson III | S | CLE vs. HOU
    34) Aaron Donald | DT | LAR @ IND
    35) Justin Simmons | S | DEN @ JAC
    36) Foyesade Oluokun | LB | ATL @ TB
    37) Joey Bosa | DE | LAC vs. DAL
    38) Kevin Byard | S | TEN @ SEA
    39) C.J. Mosley | LB | NYJ vs. NE
    40) Harrison Smith | S | MIN @ ARI

    Week 2 IDP rankings | 41-60

    41) Isaiah Simmons | LB | ARI vs. MIN
    42) Antoine Winfield Jr. | S | TB vs. ATL
    43) Kamren Curl | S | WAS vs. NYG
    44) Minkah Fitzpatrick | S | PIT vs. LV
    45) Nick Bosa | DE | SF @ PHI
    46) Jamie Collins Sr. | LB | DET @ GB
    47) Johnathan Abram | S | LV @ PIT
    48) Shaq Thompson | LB | CAR vs. NO
    49) Cameron Jordan | DE | NO @ CAR
    50) Tracy Walker | S | DET @ GB

    51) Cory Littleton | LB | LV @ PIT
    52) Zaven Collins | LB | ARI vs. MIN
    53) Alex Singleton | LB | PHI vs. SF
    54) Matt Milano | LB | BUF @ MIA
    55) Chandler Jones | LB | ARI vs. MIN
    56) Malcolm Jenkins | S | NO @ CAR
    57) Taylor Rapp | S | LAR @ IND
    58) Danielle Hunter | DE | MIN @ ARI
    59) Alexander Johnson | LB | DEN @ JAC
    60) Anthony Walker Jr. | LB | CLE vs. HOU

    DL, LB, and DB rankings | 61-80

    61) Jamin Davis | LB | WAS vs. NYG
    62) Justin Reid | S | HOU @ CLE
    63) Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah | LB | CLE vs. HOU
    64) Adrian Amos | S | GB vs. DET
    65) Jaylon Smith | LB | DAL @ LAC
    66) Marlon Humphrey | CB | BAL vs. KC
    67) Eric Wilson | LB | PHI vs. SF
    68) Bobby Okereke | LB | IND vs. LAR
    69) DeForest Buckner | DT | IND vs. LAR
    70) Rashaan Evans | LB | TEN @ SEA

    71) Christian Kirksey | LB | HOU @ CLE
    72) Khari Willis | S | IND vs. LAR
    73) Shaquil Barrett | LB | TB vs. ATL
    74) Keanu Neal | S | DAL @ LAC
    75) Khalil Mack | LB | CHI vs. CIN
    76) Cameron Heyward | DE | PIT vs. LV
    77) Montez Sweat | DE | WAS vs. NYG
    78) Jordyn Brooks | LB | SEA vs. TEN
    79) Adrian Phillips | S | NE @ NYJ
    80) Chuck Clark | S | BAL vs. KC

    Week 2 IDP rankings | 81-100

    81) Logan Wilson | LB | CIN @ CHI
    82) Dre Greenlaw | LB | SF @ PHI
    83) DeMarcus Lawrence | DE | DAL @ LAC
    84) J.J. Watt | DE | ARI vs. MIN
    85) Logan Ryan | CB | NYG @ WAS
    86) Marcus Maye | S | NYJ vs. NE
    87) Kareem Jackson | S | DEN @ JAC
    88) Leighton Vander Esch | LB | DAL @ LAC
    89) Terrell Edmunds | S | PIT vs. LV
    90) Jordan Hicks | LB | ARI vs. MIN

    91) Sam Hubbard | DE | CIN @ CHI
    92) Darnell Savage Jr. | S | GB vs. DET
    93) Eddie Jackson | S | CHI vs. CIN
    94) Kenny Moore II | CB | IND vs. LAR
    95) Jordan Fuller | S | LAR @ IND
    96) Chris Jones | DT | KC @ BAL
    97) Xavier McKinney | S | NYG @ WAS
    98) Matt Judon | LB | NE @ NYJ
    99) Leonard Williams | DE | NYG @ WAS
    100) Donovan Wilson | S | DAL @ LAC

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