Week 1 Ranks: Defense/Special Teams

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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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2014 Rankings: Defense & Special Teams - Week 1

1. New York Jets

3

4

7

1

1

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2. Kansas City Chiefs

5

2

5

5

4

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3. St. Louis Rams

1

3

13

2

3

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3. New England Patriots

11

1

1

4

5

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5. Detroit Lions

2

6

2

7

7

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6. Philadelphia Eagles

15

11

3

8

2

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7. Houston Texans

12

5

8

10

6

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8. Seattle Seahawks

7

8

10

6

12

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9. Cincinnati Bengals

9

12

4

9

14

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10. Pittsburgh Steelers

14

17

12

3

8

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11. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

18

9

6

14

11

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11. Carolina Panthers

10

10

15

11

10

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13. Chicago Bears

6

18

12

9

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14. Denver Broncos

13

7

9

16

15

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15. Baltimore Ravens

4

15

16

15

13

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16. San Francisco 49ers

8

13

17

13

16

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17. Arizona Cardinals

16

19

11

18

18

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18. New Orleans Saints

19

14

18

19

17

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18. Minnesota Vikings

14

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20. Washington Redskins

16

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20. Cleveland Browns

17

19

17

19

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20. San Diego Chargers

20

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20. Buffalo Bills

20

20

20

20

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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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