The following 2018 fantasy football defense/special teams (D/ST) rankings are based on a standard scoring format and take into account projected total points as well as upside and risk. These rankings will be updated throughout the preseason so be sure to check back often. Also, be sure to check out our 2018 Fantasy Football Draft Kit, which includes position previews, impact rookies, sleepers, busts, bounce-backs, and much more.

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Tier
Rank
Player
Team
11JacksonvilleJAX
22MinnesotaMIN
23LA ChargersLAC
34PhiladelphiaPHI
35New EnglandNE
36BaltimoreBAL
37PittsburghPIT
38AtlantaATL
49ChicagoCHI
410New OrleansNO
411CarolinaCAR
412LA RamsLAR
513DallasDAL
514SeattleSEA
515Kansas CityKC