Rotter's tier rankings: Defense/Special teams

Rotter's Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Draft Tier Rankings: Roger Rotter ranks the top 32 fantasy defense/special teams (D/ST) by classes to help owners draft well for their team.

Rankings: Overall | QB | RB | WR | TE | K | D/ST

Tier rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | K | D/ST

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Tier rankings: Defense/Special teams
Rk Tier Round Player Bye
1 Tier 1 Rounds 9-10 New York Jets 7
2 Tier 2 Rounds 11-12 Minnesota 4
3 Tier 2 Rounds 11-12 Baltimore 8
4 Tier 2 Rounds 11-12 Philadelphia 8
5 Tier 3 Rounds 11-12 Chicago 8
6 Tier 3 Rounds 11-12 Dallas 4
7 Tier 3 Rounds 11-12 Green Bay 10
8 Tier 3 Rounds 11-12 New England 5
9 Tier 3 Rounds 11-12 Pittsburgh 5
10 Tier 4 Rounds 15-16 San Diego 10
11 Tier 4 Rounds 15-16 New York Giants 8
12 Tier 4 Rounds 15-16 Arizona 6
13 Tier 4 Rounds 15-16 Indianapolis 7
14 Tier 4 Rounds 15-16 New Orleans 10
15 Tier 4 Rounds 15-16 Miami 5
16 Tier 4 Rounds 15-16 Cincinnati 6
17 Tier 4 Rounds 15-16 San Francisco 9
18 Tier 5   Denver 9
19 Tier 5   Tennessee 9
20 Tier 5   Washington 9
21 Tier 5   Carolina 6
22 Tier 5   Atlanta 8
23 Tier 5   Buffalo 6
24 Tier 5   Houston 7
25 Tier 5   Oakland 10
26 Tier 6   Seattle 5
27 Tier 6   Kansas City 4
28 Tier 6   Detroit 7
29 Tier 6   Tampa Bay 4
30 Tier 7   Cleveland 8
31 Tier 7   St. Louis 9
32 Tier 7   Jacksonville 9