Week 1 Rankings: Defense/Special Teams

Yahoo Sports Staff
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The following list comprises the top 20 team defense/special team rankings for Week 1 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/special teams that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list.

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Week 1 Rankings: Defense & Special Teams
Yahoo! Sports
Composite
Brandon
Funston
Andy
Behrens
Brad
Evans
Scott
Pianowski
Dalton
Del Don
FantasyPros
All Experts
1. New England Patriots 1 1 6 1 2 view
2. Houston Texans 2 2 2 2 5 view
3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 4 4 1 3 4 view
4. Seattle Seahawks 3 3 3 6 10 view
5. St. Louis Rams 5 9 4 4 6 view
6. Pittsburgh Steelers 6 8 10 7 1 view
6. Indianapolis Colts 8 7 9 5 3 view
8. Chicago Bears 7 6 5 8 8 view
9. San Francisco 49ers 11 10 7 10 9 view
10. Cincinnati Bengals 10 5 11 9 13 view
11. Arizona Cardinals 12 19 8 11 14 view
12. Cleveland Browns 16 16 18 13 7 view
13. Denver Broncos 15 18 15 12 11 view
14. Detroit Lions 11 12 18 view
15. Kansas City Chiefs 9 17 17 15 view
16. Miami Dolphins 17 13 13 15 16 view
17. New York Jets 14 19 18 12 view
18. Minnesota Vikings 18 12 16 16 view
18. Dallas Cowboys 14 14 20 view
20. Washington Redskins 13 19 view
20. Baltimore Ravens 15 20 14 17 view
22. New York Giants 20 17 19 view
22. Green Bay Packers 19 20 view
22. Atlanta Falcons 20 view


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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