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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
Yahoo! Sports
Composite
Brandon
Funston
Andy
Behrens
Brad
Evans
Scott
Pianowski
Dalton
Del Don
FantasyPros
All Experts
1. New York Jets 3 4 7 1 1 view
2. Kansas City Chiefs 5 2 5 5 4 view
3. St. Louis Rams 1 3 13 2 3 view
3. New England Patriots 11 1 1 4 5 view
5. Detroit Lions 2 6 2 7 7 view
6. Philadelphia Eagles 15 11 3 8 2 view
7. Houston Texans 12 5 8 10 6 view
8. Seattle Seahawks 7 8 10 6 12 view
9. Cincinnati Bengals 9 12 4 9 14 view
10. Pittsburgh Steelers 14 17 12 3 8 view
11. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 18 9 6 14 11 view
11. Carolina Panthers 10 10 15 11 10 view
13. Chicago Bears 6 18 12 9 view
14. Denver Broncos 13 7 9 16 15 view
15. Baltimore Ravens 4 15 16 15 13 view
16. San Francisco 49ers 8 13 17 13 16 view
17. Arizona Cardinals 16 19 11 18 18 view
18. New Orleans Saints 19 14 18 19 17 view
18. Minnesota Vikings 14 view
20. Washington Redskins 16 view
20. Cleveland Browns 17 19 17 19 view
20. San Diego Chargers 20 view
20. Buffalo Bills 20 20 20 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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