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Week 12 Rankings: Defense/Special Teams

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The following list comprises the top 20 team defense/special team rankings for Week 12 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.

Week 12 Rankings: Defense & Special Teams
Yahoo! Sports
Composite
Brandon
Funston
Andy
Behrens
Brad
Evans
Scott
Pianowski
Dalton
Del Don
FantasyPros
All Experts
1. Carolina Panthers51132view
2. Baltimore Ravens12228view
3. Kansas City Chiefs34345view
4. Houston Texans49611view
5. San Francisco 49ers75476view
6. New Orleans Saints1261054view
7. Cleveland Browns2108812view
8. Green Bay Packers61551111view
9. Tennessee Titans10371614view
10. Detroit Lions15121367view
11. Arizona Cardinals13179133view
12. Indianapolis Colts17811913view
13. New York Jets18716109view
14. St. Louis Rams813191415view
15. Dallas Cowboys9111817view
16. Pittsburgh Steelers1916122010view
16. Chicago Bears1114141518view
18. Oakland Raiders201219view
19. Minnesota Vikings14view
20. Denver Broncos181519view
21. Washington Redskins162017view
21. New York Giants16view
21. Miami Dolphins19181720view
21. San Diego Chargers20view

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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