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Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Updated: October 24, 1:12 PM ET
Week 8 Rankings: Defense/Special teams

By Fantasy staff

These rankings are intended to rate how players will perform in Week 8 of the NFL season only and therefore do not include players on a bye week (Bears, Broncos, Packers, Vikings). They are a composite of Matthew Berry's, Christopher Harris', Erik Kuselias' and Eric Karabell's personal rankings for the week. ESPN's official fantasy projections and profiles for Week 8 can be viewed by clicking here.

Week 8 defense/special teams rankings



1Baltimore Ravens D/STOak14122.0
2Tennessee Titans D/STInd51312.5
3Tampa Bay Buccaneers D/ST@Dal33273.8
4Philadelphia Eagles D/STAtl276106.3
5New York Jets D/STKC1010436.8
6New York Giants D/ST@Pit721097.0
7Washington Redskins D/ST@Det129547.5
8Buffalo Bills D/ST@Mia115988.3
9Pittsburgh Steelers D/STNYG667179.0
10New England Patriots D/STStL91181410.5
11Carolina Panthers D/STAri414111912.0
12Jacksonville Jaguars D/STCle1512121112.5
13San Francisco 49ers D/STSea82413612.8
14Oakland Raiders D/ST@Bal191318513.8
15Houston Texans D/STCin238141515.0
16Seattle Seahawks D/ST@SF1315162216.5
17Indianapolis Colts D/ST@Ten1720231218.0
18San Diego Chargers D/ST@NO1417172518.3
19Miami Dolphins D/STBuf1618192018.3
20Dallas Cowboys D/STTB2023151618.5
21New Orleans Saints D/STSD1819212119.8
22Arizona Cardinals D/ST@Car2221201820.3
23Cleveland Browns D/ST@Jac2425251321.8
24St. Louis Rams D/ST@NE2116242722.0
25Atlanta Falcons D/ST@Phi2522222323.0
26Cincinnati Bengals D/ST@Hou2727262426.0
27Kansas City Chiefs D/ST@NYJ2626282626.5
28Detroit Lions D/STWas2828272827.8