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Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Updated: October 31, 1:11 PM ET
Week 9 Rankings: Defense/Special teams

By Fantasy staff
ESPN.com

These rankings are intended to rate how players will perform in Week 9 of the NFL season only and therefore do not include players on a bye week (Chargers, Panthers, Saints, 49ers). 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 9 can be viewed by clicking here.

Week 9 defense/special teams rankings
RankNameOpponent
Berry

Harris

Kuselias

Karabell
Average
1Tampa Bay Buccaneers D/ST@KC44122.8
2New York Giants D/STDal51353.5
3Tennessee Titans D/STGB73514.0
4Chicago Bears D/STDet17264.0
5Jacksonville Jaguars D/ST@Cin29645.3
6Philadelphia Eagles D/ST@Sea35976.0
7Baltimore Ravens D/ST@Cle126436.3
8Pittsburgh Steelers D/ST@Was827137.5
9Buffalo Bills D/STNYJ1081189.3
10Minnesota Vikings D/STHou61481711.3
11Cleveland Browns D/STBal917101111.8
12Indianapolis Colts D/STNE1512131513.8
13Washington Redskins D/STPit161022914.3
14New England Patriots D/ST@Ind1116181214.3
15Arizona Cardinals D/ST@StL1720141015.3
16Green Bay Packers D/ST@Ten1413172216.5
17New York Jets D/ST@Buf2315161417.0
18Atlanta Falcons D/ST@Oak2121121617.5
19Houston Texans D/ST@Min1911202117.8
20Miami Dolphins D/ST@Den2019151918.3
21Oakland Raiders D/STAtl2418211820.3
22Denver Broncos D/STMia1324252421.5
23Kansas City Chiefs D/STTB1826282023.0
24Dallas Cowboys D/ST@NYG2222232523.0
25Seattle Seahawks D/STPhi2723192623.8
26St. Louis Rams D/STAri2525242725.3
27Cincinnati Bengals D/STJac2627272325.8
28Detroit Lions D/ST@Chi2828262827.5