Forecasting 2021 NFL Rookie LB Success: 3-Year Model

Jun 14, 2021
Forecasting 2021 NFL Rookie LB Success: 3-Year Model

The 2021 NFL Draft is now in the books, giving us dozens of new offensive players to consider for our fantasy teams. In this article, I will discuss some of the key rookie linebackers to focus on going into fantasy drafts.

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While we don't have great ADP for IDP leagues, it seems clear that the consensus top pick is Jamin Davis, who was drafted by the Washington Football Team. Davis does not score at the very top in the models described below. However, he does score quite well, and more importantly, those models do not take landing spot into account. Davis's landing spot looks fantastic, with no real competition and a defense-minded head coach. When you consider landing spot as well, it does seem clear that Davis is worthy of the top pick.

Below, we will look at some of the linebackers you can get later in the draft that also have a good chance to turn into productive assets for your dynasty team.

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