Here’s my Week 1 IDP rankings.
1. Patrick Willis—He’s a machine. Plays Seattle.
2. Jon Beason—Should get plenty of tackles vs. G-Men.
3. D.J. Williams—Plenty of tackles on MJD.
4. Jonathan Vilma—Adrian Peterson should keep him busy.
5. Ray Lewis—Hard Knocks and MNF should have Ray hungry.
6. London Fletcher—He had 21 tackles against Dallas last year.
7. James Laurinaitis—I expect him to be all over the field against Arizona.
8. DeMeco Ryans—Peyton Manning and company will keep him active.
9. Karlos Dansby—Should pile up the tackles against the Bills.
10. Lance Briggs—Licking his chops facing Detroit.
11. Jerod Mayo—Should get a lot of tackles against Bengals.
12. Brian Urlacher—He’s baaaaaaack.
13. David Harris—Jets will lean on him even more.
14. DeMarcus Ware—Skins will have a hard time containing him.
15. Barrett Ruud—Solid matchup against Browns.