Preseason Ranks: Defense

Rankings: Top 40 | QB | RB | WR | TE | K | D

The following list comprises the top 15 team defense rankings for 2009 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.

2009 Defense Rankings 
    
Brandon
Funston
 
Andy
Behrens
 
Brad
Evans
 
Scott
Pianowski

Composite
Ranking
Pittsburgh Steelers 3 1 4 1 1
New York Giants 2 4 3 3 2
Minnesota Vikings 4 5 2 2 3
Baltimore Ravens 8 2 1 4 4
New York Jets 6 6 5 7 5
Tennessee Titans 7 7 7 6 6
Philadelphia Eagles 1 8 10 9 7
San Diego Chargers 5 3 12 8 7
Dallas Cowboys 9 12 8 5 9
Chicago Bears 10 9 6 13 10
Green Bay Packers 14 14 11 10 11
New England Patriots 15 15 9 11 12
Miami Dolphins 11 13 12 13
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 10 14
Buffalo Bills 12 13 15
Washington Redskins 11
Arizona Cardinals 14
Indianapolis Colts 14
Carolina Panthers 15
Seattle Seahawks 15

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