With fantasy playoff season upon us, it is time to shore up your IDP ranks. There are some defensive players worth your consideration profiled below, as well as some you might be best served to forget about or drop if you have the misfortune of having them on your roster. If you are competing for a championship, adjust your team(s) wisely and judiciously.

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Linebackers

Alec Ogletree NYG

Ogletree has seen the most snaps of all his fellow linebackers on the Giant defense by a large margin, but until recently has not been putting up the stats to reflect that circumstance. He did have 10 total tackles (TT) in Week 13, and has been contributing a larger share of big plays of late, with a sack, three interceptions (INT) and four pass deflections (PD) over the past three games. If he is going to turn up the burners, this is a perfect time with fantasy playoffs on tap.

L.J. Fort PIT

Fort contributed big time against the visiting Chargers this past week,...