Week 8 Rankings: Defense

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The following list comprises the top 15 team defense rankings for Week 8 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 8 Defense Rankings

Brandon
Funston

Andy
Behrens

Brad
Evans

Scott
Pianowski

Composite
Ranking
FantasyPros
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Baltimore Ravens 2 3 1 1 1
San Francisco 49ers 5 1 2 4 2
New York Giants 1 7 4 2 3
New Orleans Saints 4 2 3 5 4
Detroit Lions 8 5 6 3 5
Houston Texans 3 8 5 6 6
Cincinnati Bengals 7 4 9 9 7
Tennessee Titans 9 14 7 7 8
Philadelphia Eagles 11 6 14 8 9
Buffalo Bills 6 10 10 10
San Diego Chargers 10 9 13 13 11
Seattle Seahawks 12 8 11 12
Dallas Cowboys 13 12 10 12 13
Cleveland Browns 14 13 12 14
Kansas City Chiefs 11 14 15
Pittsburgh Steelers 11 16
Minnesota Vikings 15 15 17
Carolina Panthers 15 18
Washington Redskins 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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