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2012 Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings: Week 15

Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team leagues, those that can start two QBs, two TEs, three RBs and four WRs. We cut out the rest, because if you're looking at who the 50th-best running back or the 17th-best kicker is for that week, you need more help than any Web site can give you.

2012 NFL Week 15 Fantasy Football Rankings — Defense/Special Teams

1 Seattle Seahawks at BUF
2 Cincinnati Bengals at PHI (Thurs.)
3 Denver Broncos at BAL
4 New York Jets at TEN (Mon.)
5 Chicago Bears vs. GB
6 St. Louis Rams vs. MIN
7 Houston Texans vs. IND
8 San Francisco 49ers at NE
9 New England Patriots vs. SF
10 Pittsburgh Steelers at DAL
11 Detroit Lions at ARI
12 Green Bay Packers at CHI
13 San Diego Chargers vs. CAR
14 Miami Dolphins vs. JAC
15 Arizona Cardinals vs. DET
16 Cleveland Browns vs. WAS

Rankings are based upon Athlon Sports' standard scoring system:

0 points allowed = 12 points
1-6 points allowed = 10 points
7-13 points allowed = 8 pts
14-20 points allowed = 6 points
21-27 points allowed = 2 pts
28+ points allowed = 0 points
Safeties = 2 points
Fumbles recovered = 2 points
Interceptions = 2 points
Sacks = 1 point
Defensive/Special Teams TDs = 6 points

Additional Week 15 Positional Rankings

Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Tight Ends

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