It bears repeating: If you are in a position to vie for a fantasy football championship, now is the time to shore up your IDP rosters with rising players that can replace those defensive options that are underperforming or have hit the IR for short or long-term stints. Below are some options in all three of the primary position categories, including one defensive tackle for those who play in mandatory DT leagues.

Bye Weeks coming up: Week 10-Atlanta, Dallas, Kansas City, New York Jets; Week 11-Buffalo, Chicago; Week 12-None; Week 13- Carolina, Tampa Bay

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Linebackers

Malik Harrison BAL

Even playing just under 50% of the snaps on defense, Harrison collected double digit tackles last week against the host...