Pre-Season Rankings: Defenses

NOTE: Rankings do not necessarily reflect the order we think the players will finish (in terms of fantasy points scored), but instead these rankings reflect the order we believe the players ought to be drafted.

(Updated 8/23/2016)

1 Carolina
2 Denver
3 Arizona
4 Houston
5 Kansas City
6 Seattle
7 Los Angeles
8 Minnesota
9 New York Jets
10 Philadelphia
11 Buffalo
12 Pittsburgh
13 New England
14 Cincinnati
15 Green Bay
16 Tampa Bay
17 San Francisco
18 Washington
19 New York Giants
20 Indianapolis
21 Atlanta
22 Baltimore
23 Detroit
24 Cleveland
25 Tennessee
26 Oakland
27 Miami
28 Jacksonville
29 Chicago
30 San Diego
31 Dallas
32 New Orleans