- Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin had another big game with nine catches for 109 yards and a touchdown and should be a WR1 in dynasty going forward.
- Falcons receiver Roddy White continues to put off age with eight catches for 75 yards and a touchdown. White is still a solid WR3 option in dynasty despite his age.
- Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly had another big day with 11 tackles and two passes defended. Even in a lost season, Kuechly continues to be the top LB in dynasty leagues.
- Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had a QB1 day with 284 yards passing, two passing touchdowns and an interception plus 107 yards rushing and another touchdown. If he can string more of these together, he’ll be in the top-tier again.
- On the other side of the field, Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton lit it up with 323 passing yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions and threw in 25 yards rushing. Dalton can be a low-end QB1 in dynasty formats.
- Meanwhile, Bengals running back Gio Bernard had another RB1 day with 137 yards and a touchdown plus four catches for 20 yards. He’s entering the top RB conversation in dynasty formats.
- Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly had a boring day with 13 tackles. He continues to be a LB1 in dynasty formats.
- Bears quarterback Jay Cutler continued his low-end QB1 ways with 289 yards and two touchdowns plus 22 yards rushing and a rushing touchdown. As long as the Bears are playing in close games or from behind, they’ll have a reason to pass.
- Bears running back Matt Forte continued his RB1 ways with 61 yards rushing plus 12 catches for 105 yards receiving and a touchdown. There’s just no stopping Forte as one of the most consistent backs out there.
- Panthers tight end Greg Olsen may have had some additional motivation playing against his old team with six catches for 72 yards and two touchdowns. Olsen will never have as much upside as the elite tight ends in dynasty but his floor is higher than most.
- Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly dominated the middle with 15 tackles, his best output of the season, Kuechly is picking up where he left off last year.
- Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco went off for 327 yards and three touchdowns against a very good offense. Still, he’s no more than a low-end QB2 in dynasty leagues.
- Ravens receiver Steve Smith turned back the clock with seven catches for 139 yards and two touchdowns. It’s a renaissance for Smith but his age limits his dynasty value. Only use him if you’re in win-now mode.
- On the other side of the field, Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin led the team in targets with nine and hauled in five catches for 76 yards and a touchdown. Despite the attention he continues to deliver as a WR2/3 as a rookie. His dynasty arrow is pointing up.
- Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly racked up 12 tackles and a pass defended, turning in another LB1 day. He’s squarely in the top-tier.
- Panthers rookie receiver Kelvin Benjamin had a nice debut with six catches for 92 yards and a touchdown. He looks like he’s a keeper and should start shooting up dynasty rankings.
- Panthers tight end Greg Olsen continues to consistently perform as a low-end dynasty TE with eight catches for 83 yards and a touchdown.
- Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly turned in a solid performance with nine tackles and a sack. He’s clearly in the top-tier of linebackers for IDP dynasty.
Complete dynasty linebacker rankings can be found here.
- With the injury to Kiko Alonso, we have a new entry to the top five. The order now goes Luke Kuechly, Lavonte David, Vontaze Burfict, NaVorro Bowman, and new to the list, Bobby Wagner.
- Couple injury drops include Kiko Alonso from 4 to 10 and Sean Weatherspoon from 23 to 37.
- Rookie risers include C.J. Mosley from 32 to 22; Christian Kirksey from 44 to 38; and Khalil Mack from off the list to 41.
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- A new top five in dynasty linebacker rankings: Luke Kuechly, Lavonte David, NaVorro Bowman, Kiko Alonso, and Vontaze Burfict.
- Rookies entering the rankings include Ryan Shazier at 15; C.J. Mosley at 32; Christian Kirksey at 44; and Tevin Smith at 46.
- Some notable movers include Alec Ogletree to 8 from 24; fresh off his suspension, Daryl Washington to 22 from 7; and on the flip side, Kevin Minter to 21 from 44; thanks to his latest injury, Sean Lee drops to 26 from 6.