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Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Updated: November 21, 2:41 PM ET
Week 12 Rankings: Defense/Special teams

By Fantasy staff
ESPN.com

These rankings are intended to rate how players will perform in Week 12 of the NFL season only and does not account for future matchups or season-long performance They are a composite of Matthew Berry's, Christopher Harris', Eric Karabell's and Erik Kuselias' personal rankings for the week. ESPN's official fantasy projections and profiles for Week 12 can be viewed by clicking here.

Rankings updated through Friday. Players who participated in Thursday's game have been removed.

Week 12 defense/special teams rankings
RankNameOpponent
Berry

Harris

Kuselias

Karabell
Average
1Tampa Bay Buccaneers D/ST@Det11111.0
2Tennessee Titans D/STNYJ32322.5
3Chicago Bears D/ST@StL25433.5
4Philadelphia Eagles D/ST@Bal63295.0
5New York Giants D/ST@Ari765107.0
6Baltimore Ravens D/STPhi108667.5
7Dallas Cowboys D/STSF9412119.0
8Minnesota Vikings D/ST@Jac4141089.0
9Jacksonville Jaguars D/STMin81316510.5
10New York Jets D/ST@Ten12981711.5
11Carolina Panthers D/ST@Atl131191411.8
12Washington Redskins D/ST@Sea111815412.0
13Green Bay Packers D/ST@NO22771913.8
14Miami Dolphins D/STNE1712191215.0
15Atlanta Falcons D/STCar1422111515.5
16New England Patriots D/ST@Mia2010132116.0
17Cleveland Browns D/STHou1624141316.8
18Denver Broncos D/STOak182023717.0
19Buffalo Bills D/ST@KC2315171617.8
20Kansas City Chiefs D/STBuf526222018.3
21Arizona Cardinals D/STNYG1517182619.0
22Oakland Raiders D/ST@Den2516212321.3
23Seattle Seahawks D/STWas2421202422.3
24San Diego Chargers D/STInd1923242723.3
25Indianapolis Colts D/ST@SD2119262823.5
26San Francisco 49ers D/ST@Dal2625281824.3
27Houston Texans D/ST@Cle2828252225.8
28New Orleans Saints D/STGB2727272526.5
29St. Louis Rams D/STChi2929293029.3
30Detroit Lions D/STTB3030302929.8