Preseason Ranks: Defense

Rankings: Top 100 | QB | RB | WR | TE | K | D

The following list comprises the top 20 team defense rankings for 2011 of each Yahoo! Sports fantasy expert. The list is ordered by the overall top 20 composite ranking of the four experts, with the remaining team defenses that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list.

2011 Defense Rankings 
    
Brandon
Funston
 
Andy
Behrens
 
Brad
Evans
 
Scott
Pianowski

Composite
Ranking
Green Bay Packers 1 1 2 1 1
Philadelphia Eagles 3 2 1 3 2
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 3 3 2 3
New York Jets 4 4 4 5 4
Baltimore Ravens 6 7 6 7 5
New York Giants 9 6 8 4 6
New Orleans Saints 8 8 9 8 7
Chicago Bears 11 5 5 12 8
New England Patriots 7 11 7 9 9
San Diego Chargers 12 13 10 6 10
Detroit Lions 14 10 12 10 11
Dallas Cowboys 10 15 11 11 12
San Francisco 49ers 13 12 13 16 13
Kansas City Chiefs 5 20 18 17 14
Atlanta Falcons 18 14 16 13 15
Houston Texans 15 17 19 14 16
Minnesota Vikings 9 14 17
Miami Dolphins 16 16 17 18
Arizona Cardinals 18 15 18 19
St. Louis Rams 19 15 20
Oakland Raiders 19 19
Tennessee Titans 17
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20
Indianapolis Colts 20
Cleveland Browns 20

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