Below are the fifth and final sets of our weekly updated IDP rankings. As of next week, the IDP Report will return to the format you have become accustomed to over the past several years. For now, though, the three categories-DL, LB, DB-include the 50 top IDP players based on current projections. Within each category, the defensive players are designated at their primary position, although depending on the platform hosting your league, some of the players will qualify at two positions (e.g., Olivier Vernon qualifies at both LB and DE on Yahoo), so study your league settings well to get a leg up on your competition.

This week’s rankings have the largest number of changes in the defensive linesman category, with linebacker and defensive back rankings staying more static. If you are coming up on your draft, study the permutations. Injuries are a constant source of frustration in fantasy football, and it behooves you to keep up to date on the depth charts before populating your...