Week 14 Rankings: Defense/Special teams

Updated: December 5, 2008, 2:25 PM ET
By Fantasy staff |

These rankings are intended to rate how players will perform in Week 14 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 14 can be viewed by clicking here.

Rankings were updated Friday to remove players from the Thursday Raiders/Chargers game, as well as to adjust for the latest injury news and emerging trends.

Week 14 defense/special teams rankings



1Tennessee TitansCle11111.0
2Indianapolis ColtsCin44523.8
3Minnesota Vikings@Det29244.3
4Baltimore RavensWas112334.8
5New York GiantsPhi83655.5
6Pittsburgh SteelersDal511867.5
7Arizona CardinalsStL351677.8
8New York Jets@SF1081089.0
9Tampa Bay Buccaneers@Car667199.5
10Chicago BearsJac713111110.5
11Green Bay PackersHou121041710.8
12Carolina PanthersTB167121312.0
13New England Patriots@Sea91891412.5
14Dallas Cowboys@Pit1416141013.5
15Miami Dolphins@Buf1512181214.3
16Buffalo BillsMia2114151516.3
17Washington Redskins@Bal171923917.0
18Philadelphia Eagles@NYG1315172617.8
19Jacksonville Jaguars@Chi2222131818.8
20Denver BroncosKC1823211619.5
21Atlanta Falcons@NO2021192120.3
22San Francisco 49ersNYJ1920202220.3
23Seattle SeahawksNE2817252022.5
24New Orleans SaintsAtl2329222524.8
25Houston Texans@GB2524242725.0
26Cleveland Browns@Ten2628272326.0
27Kansas City Chiefs@Den2426262926.3
28Cincinnati Bengals@Ind2730292427.5
29Detroit LionsMin3025302828.3
30St. Louis Rams@Ari2927283028.5