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Fantasy Team Power Rankings

Michael Salfino
Yahoo Sports

Environment is the major key to fantasy football production. These rankings, updated weekly throughout the season, assess the foundation upon which fantasy football statistics rise (or fall). NFL offenses are ranked 1-through-32 based solely on 2010 performance in the following categories: red zone trips per game, third down conversion percentage, yards per rush attempt, yards per pass attempt, sack percentage allowed, rushing TDs per game and passing TDs per game. Also use these rankings to target weak offenses when selecting a fantasy defense for the coming week.

Fantasy Team Offense Power Rankings
Rank Team RZ/Game 3rd% YPC YPA Sack% TD/Run TD/Pass Total
1 NY Giants (6-2) 3 21 6 4 6 2 1 43
2 San Diego (4-5) 2 3 18 1 19 5 2 50
3 New England (6-2) 3 5 15 14 10 5 8 60
4 Indianapolis (5-3) 8 6 25 10 1 10 3 63
5 Atlanta (6-2) 6 2 13 20 7 10 13 71
6 New Orleans (6-3) 1 1 23 13 2 30 3 73
7 Houston (4-4) 13 10 1 7 24 1 20 76
8 Philadelphia (5-3) 13 7 2 11 28 5 13 79
9 Tennessee (5-3) 16 17 11 5 22 3 8 82
10 Green Bay (6-3) 15 16 10 6 14 15 12 88
11 Minnesota (3-5) 11 18 7 12 21 5 20 94
12 Baltimore (6-2) 10 12 26 9 13 10 15 95
13 NY Jets (6-2) 16 20 5 26 8 10 18 103
14 Kansas City (5-3) 11 27 3 24 12 16 15 108
15 Oakland (5-4) 5 26 4 17 30 5 25 112
16 Cleveland (3-5) 23 14 14 16 16 3 30 116
16 Dallas (1-7) 21 13 28 8 9 31 6 116
18 Denver (2-6) 8 23 32 3 18 18 15 117
18 Detroit (2-6) 16 19 31 27 3 18 3 117
20 Pittsburgh (6-2) 23 25 19 2 26 10 20 125
20 Tampa Bay (5-3) 27 8 17 15 17 21 20 125
22 Jacksonville (4-4) 23 15 12 22 23 25 6 126
23 Cincinnati (2-6) 16 24 24 25 5 25 8 127
24 Buffalo (0-8) 30 9 9 28 20 25 8 129
25 Miami (4-4) 29 4 21 21 4 25 27 131
26 St Louis (4-4) 6 11 27 30 15 25 18 132
27 San Francisco (2-6) 26 22 20 23 11 21 20 143
28 Washington (4-4) 27 31 16 18 25 16 28 161
29 Chicago (5-3) 16 32 22 19 32 21 26 168
30 Arizona (3-5) 30 30 8 31 31 18 30 178
31 Seattle (4-4) 21 28 30 29 27 21 28 184
32 Carolina (1-7) 30 29 29 32 29 31 30 210

NFL defenses are ranked 1-through-32 in the following categories based only on 2010 actual performance: red zone trips per game, third down conversion percentage, yards per rush attempt, yards per pass attempt, sack percentage allowed, rushing TDs per game and passing TDs per game. Use these rankings when assessing fantasy matchups for the upcoming week. When doing that, look at the run- and pass-oriented stats individually. They are not designed for fantasy point production because turnovers and return touchdowns are almost completely random and thus not predictable.

Fantasy Team Defense Power Rankings
Rank Team RZ/Game 3rd% YPC YPA Sack% TD/Run TD/Pass Total
1 NY Giants (6-2) 8 1 3 1 3 9 12 37
2 New Orleans (6-3) 1 4 18 2 12 15 2 54
3 Pittsburgh (6-2) 12 11 1 15 9 3 4 55
4 St Louis (4-4) 8 8 20 5 10 2 7 60
5 San Diego (4-5) 14 12 5 6 2 21 3 63
6 NY Jets (6-2) 4 14 2 11 18 3 15 67
7 Kansas City (5-3) 4 9 10 10 16 12 10 71
8 Chicago (5-3) 2 5 4 4 30 27 1 73
9 Green Bay (6-3) 3 25 25 8 5 8 4 78
10 Baltimore (6-2) 8 7 19 14 21 12 4 85
11 Tennessee (5-3) 31 18 16 9 7 3 7 91
12 Miami (4-4) 19 13 9 21 6 9 15 92
13 Philadelphia (5-3) 6 20 11 7 8 17 24 93
14 Oakland (5-4) 18 3 26 12 1 15 26 101
15 Minnesota (3-5) 8 19 7 16 25 17 10 102
16 San Francisco (2-6) 23 16 6 23 15 9 15 107
17 Carolina (1-7) 29 15 8 3 26 12 15 108
18 Detroit (2-6) 15 10 29 20 4 27 15 120
19 Seattle (4-4) 29 6 13 26 13 22 12 121
20 Atlanta (6-2) 6 29 15 29 19 3 21 122
21 Washington (4-4) 25 2 28 18 23 3 24 123
22 Indianapolis (5-3) 15 17 32 13 14 27 7 125
23 Cleveland (3-5) 19 22 12 25 24 1 27 130
24 Cincinnati (2-6) 19 26 23 17 31 22 12 150
25 Dallas (1-7) 26 23 24 30 11 17 31 162
26 Arizona (3-5) 32 21 22 24 17 26 21 163
27 New England (6-2) 19 32 17 27 27 22 21 165
28 Denver (2-6) 13 27 27 28 28 32 15 170
29 Houston (4-4) 23 24 14 31 29 17 32 170
30 Tampa Bay (5-3) 15 31 31 19 32 22 27 177
31 Buffalo (0-8) 26 28 30 22 22 27 29 184
32 Jacksonville (4-4) 28 30 21 32 20 31 29 191


Category Key:
RZ/Game = rank in red zone possessions per game
3rd% = rank in 3rd-down conversion percentage
YPC = rank in yards per carry
YPA = rank in yards per pass attempt
Sack% = rank in sacks allowed percentage
TD/Run = TD rushes per game
TD/Pass = TD passes per game

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