The following 2017 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 2017 Fantasy Football Draft Kit, which includes position previews, impact rookies, sleepers, busts, bounce-backs, and much more.

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Rank
Player
Team
1Denver BroncosDEN
2Houston TexansHOU
3New England PatriotsNE
4Seattle SeahawksSEA
5Minnesota VikingsMIN
6Arizona CardinalsARI
7Kansas City ChiefsKC
8New York GiantsNYG
9Carolina PanthersCAR
10Los Angeles ChargersLAC
11Jacksonville JaguarsJAC
12Oakland RaidersOAK
13Philadelphia EaglesPHI
14Atlanta FalconsATL
15Baltimore RavensBAL