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Week 1 Ranks: Defense/Special Teams

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The following list comprises the top 15 team defense/special team rankings for Week 1 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/special teams that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list.

Week 1 DST Rankings

Brandon
Funston
Andy
Behrens
Brad
Evans
Scott
Pianowski
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Sports
Composite
Ranking
FantasyPros
All
Experts
Houston Texans 1 3 2 2 1 view
Seattle Seahawks 4 1 1 3 2 view
Philadelphia Eagles 2 2 3 5 3 view
Detroit Lions 6 4 5 1 4 view
New York Jets 3 9 8 7 5 view
Chicago Bears 7 10 6 4 6 view
Buffalo Bills 12 5 4 9 7 view
New England Patriots 11 7 9 8 8 view
Baltimore Ravens 8 8 11 10 9 view
Minnesota Vikings 14 6 14 6 10 view
Pittsburgh Steelers 10 12 7 14 11 view
Green Bay Packers 9 11 13 11 12 view
San Francisco 49ers 5 14 12 15 13 view
San Diego Chargers 13 10 13 14 view
Atlanta Falcons 16 12 15 view
Denver Broncos 13 17 16 view
New Orleans Saints 15 15 17 view
Jacksonville Jaguars 15 18 view
Oakland Raiders 18 19 view
Cincinnati Bengals 19 20 view
Arizona Cardinals 20 21 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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