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Week 5 Rankings: Defense/Special teams

Updated: October 3, 2008, 6:19 PM ET
By Fantasy staff | ESPN.com

These rankings are intended to rate players for Week 5 of the NFL season only and therefore do not include players on a bye week (Browns, Jets, Raiders and Rams). 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 5 can be viewed by clicking here.

Week 5 defense/special teams rankings
RankNameOpponent
Berry

Harris

Kuselias

Karabell
Average
1Tennessee Titans D/ST@Bal11111.0
2Dallas Cowboys D/STCin56334.3
3Baltimore Ravens D/STTen75445.0
4New York Giants D/STSea341055.5
5Carolina Panthers D/STKC68926.3
6Green Bay Packers D/STAtl4112106.8
7San Diego Chargers D/ST@Mia1035117.3
8Pittsburgh Steelers D/ST@Jac291388.0
9Chicago Bears D/ST@Det182668.0
10Philadelphia Eagles D/STWas871499.5
11Jacksonville Jaguars D/STPit1212879.8
12New England Patriots D/ST@SF171571513.5
13Buffalo Bills D/ST@Ari1613151314.3
14Indianapolis Colts D/ST@Hou1516161214.8
15Washington Redskins D/ST@Phi1319181416.0
16Minnesota Vikings D/ST@NO1414112616.3
17Tampa Bay Buccaneers D/ST@Den920122516.5
18San Francisco 49ers D/STNE2210191717.0
19New Orleans Saints D/STMin2117201618.5
20Seattle Seahawks D/ST@NYG1921172119.5
21Miami Dolphins D/STSD1126252421.5
22Arizona Cardinals D/STBuf2518212321.8
23Denver Broncos D/STTB2027231922.3
24Atlanta Falcons D/ST@GB2322261822.3
25Houston Texans D/STInd2723272024.3
26Kansas City Chiefs D/ST@Car2424222724.3
27Detroit Lions D/STChi2828242225.5
28Cincinnati Bengals D/ST@Dal2625282826.8

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