’17-’18 Preseason Team Defense Rankings

Team Bye PPR ADP STD ADP
KC 10 78 78
DEN 5 82 82
MIN 9 93 93
HOU 7 101 101
CAR 11 133 133
PHI 10 195 195
NYG 8 123 123
ATL 5 171 171
SEA 6 88 88
NE 9 96 96
LAC 9 246 246
ARI 8 114 114
PIT 9 166 166
BAL 10 175 175
GB 8 200 200
TB 11 209 209
TEN 8 264 264
BUF 6 260 260
LAR 8 164 164
MIA 11 261 261
JAX 8 196 196
DAL 6 208 208
CIN 6 240 240
OAK 10 205 205
NO 5  –  –
DET 7  –  –
WAS 5  –  –
IND 11  –  –
CLE 9  –  –
CHI 9  –  –
SF 11  –  –
NYJ 11  –  –

Regarding the rankings above, Philadelphia would be the last Def I would be willing to trust as my every week starter regardless of match-up.  After them, the last Def I would be willing to have as my starter would be New England.  Any team listed between New England and (including) Jacksonville should only be used for bye weeks or based on favorable match-ups.  These rankings were made assuming the following format: 1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE, 2 FLEX, 1 K, 1 Def, 6 bench slots, 0.5 PPR, 4 pt passing TDs, and otherwise standard scoring.  It is recommended to add your own tiers for use during your draft.  Studs are listed in bold print.

* ADP data was collected from www.fantasyguru.com.  This list was last updated on 8/23/2017.

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