The following 2015 fantasy football defense/special teams 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 2015 Fantasy Football Draft Kit, which includes position previews, impact rookies, sleepers, busts, bounce-backs, and much more.

2015 Rankings QB | RB | WR | TE | DEF | K

TierRankPlayerTeamBye
11Buffalo BillsBUF8
12Seattle SeahawksSEA9
13Houston TexansHOU9
24St. Louis RamsSTL6
25Denver BroncosDEN7
26Miami DolphinsMIA5
27Arizona CardinalsARI9
38New England PatriotsNE4
39Kansas City ChiefsKC9
310New York JetsNYJ5
311Baltimore RavensBAL9
412Carolina PanthersCAR5
413Green Bay PackersGB7
414Cincinnati BengalsCIN7
415Detroit LionsDET9
416San Francisco 49ersSF10
517Philadelphia EaglesPHI8
518Minnesota VikingsMIN5
519Pittsburgh SteelersPIT11
520Cleveland BrownsCLE11