Week 5 Rankings: Defense

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

The following list comprises the top 15 team defense rankings for Week 5 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.

Week 5 Defense Rankings

Brandon
Funston

Andy
Behrens

Brad
Evans

Scott
Pianowski

Composite
Ranking
FantasyPros
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New York Giants 2 1 1 1 1
Detroit Lions 1 2 2 2 2
San Diego Chargers 4 5 5 3 3
Minnesota Vikings 3 9 4 4 4
Tennessee Titans 7 3 3 11 5
Houston Texans 5 10 6 7 6
New Orleans Saints 6 4 11 10 7
Cincinnati Bengals 8 8 8 9 8
Green Bay Packers 9 6 13 6 9
San Francisco 49ers 10 13 7 5 10
Chicago Bears 7 12 13 11
Pittsburgh Steelers 14 11 8 12
Philadelphia Eagles 11 14 14 12 13
Jacksonville Jaguars 15 9 14
Kansas City Chiefs 10 14 15
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12 15 15 16
New England Patriots 12 17
Indianapolis Colts 13 18
New York Jets 15 19

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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