Week 12 Rankings: Defense

Rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | K | D

The following list comprises the top 15 team defense rankings for Week 12 of each Yahoo! Sports fantasy expert. The list is ordered by the overall top 15 composite ranking of the four experts, with the remaining team defenses that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list. For comparison’s sake, the last column links to player pages that compare the rankings from over 60 top fantasy football analysts, compiled by our friends at FantasyPros. (Defenses that played on Thursday have been removed)

Week 12 Defense Rankings

Brandon
Funston

Andy
Behrens

Brad
Evans

Scott
Pianowski

Composite
Ranking
FantasyPros
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Pittsburgh Steelers 1 1 1 4 1
New York Jets 5 2 2 1 2
Houston Texans 2 3 3 3 3
Cincinnati Bengals 3 5 4 2 4
Seattle Seahawks 4 9 5 7 5
Chicago Bears 6 4 6 10 6
Atlanta Falcons 8 10 7 5 7
Oakland Raiders 10 6 8 8 8
Arizona Cardinals 7 13 11 6 9
Denver Broncos 12 7 10 9 10
St. Louis Rams 11 11 9 11 11
Washington Redskins 8 13 12
Carolina Panthers 13 12 12 13
San Diego Chargers 9 14 14
Buffalo Bills 12 15
New York Giants 13 16
Tennessee Titans 14 15 17
Cleveland Browns 14 18
New Orleans Saints 14 19
New England Patriots 15 15 20
Jacksonville Jaguars 15 21

Scoring System:
Sack = 1; INT = 2; FR = 2; TD = 6; Safety = 2; Block Kick = 2
Pts Allowed – 0 = 10; 1-6 = 7; 7-13 = 4; 14-20 = 1; 21-27 = 0; 28-34 = -1; 35+ = -4
Return TD = 6

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