The Fantasy Flavor Positional Power Rankings Week 6 (D/ST & K)

October 10, 2008 | Thyrl Nelson

Here’s a look at the top 20 D/STs and Ks so far, and a look ahead to their week 6 match ups. Last week’s rankings are in parenthesis.

 

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Fantasy Defense / Special Teams Power Rankings Week 6

 

  1. Tennessee Titans (3) – 2 TD, 15 sacks, 10 int, 4 fum. rec., 56 pts allowed

 

  1. Chicago Bears (10) – 3 TD, 12 sacks, 6 int, 4 fum. rec., 1 safety, 81 pts allowed

 

  1. Philadelphia Eagles (4) – 2 TD, 18 sacks, 4 int, 5 fum. rec.,  1 safety, 97 pts allowed

 

  1. Baltimore Ravens (5) – 1 TD, 9 sacks, 7 int, 1 fum. rec., 44 pts allowed

 

  1. Green Bay Packers (1) – 4 TD, 9 sacks, 9 int, 1 fum. rec., 120 pts allowed

 

  1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2) – 3 TD, 11 sacks, 8 int, 2 fum. rec., 88 pts allowed

 

  1. Pittsburgh Steelers (8) – 1 TD, 18 sacks, 6 int, 3 fum. rec., 71 pts allowed

 

  1. New York Giants (11) – 1 TD, 15 sacks, 2 int, 49 pts allowed

 

  1. Minnesota Vikings (14) – 2 TD, 8 sacks, 4 int, 5 fum. rec., 109 pts allowed

 

  1. New Orleans Saints – 3 TD, 11 sacks, 4 int, 3 fum. rec., 1 safety, 112 pts allowed

 

  1. San Diego Chargers (9) – 2 TD, 13 sacks, 5 int, 4 fum. rec., 1 safety, 115 pts allowed

 

  1. Arizona Cardinals (19) – 0 TD, 15 sacks, 3 int, 7 fum. rec., 114 pts allowed

 

  1. Carolina Panthers (17) – 1 TD, 10 sacks, 3 int, 4 fum. rec., 64 pts allowed

 

  1. New York Jets (7) – 2 TD, 13 sacks, 5 int, 4 fum. rec., 110 pts allowed

 

  1. San Francisco 49ers (12) – 1 TD, 13 sacks, 7 int, 2 fum. rec., 121 pts allowed

 

  1. Buffalo Bills (6) – 2 TD, 10 sacks, 3 int, 3 fum. rec., 104 pts allowed

 

  1. Jacksonville Jaguars (NR) – 2 TD, 8 sacks, 5 int, 1 fum. rec., 111 pts allowed

 

  1. Dallas Cowboys (20) – 1 TD, 14 sacks, 1 int, 3 fum. rec., 105 pts allowed

 

  1. Atlanta Falcons (NR) – 1 TD, 5 sacks, 1 int, 1 fum. rec., 107 pts allowed

 

  1. Cleveland Browns (15) – 0 TD, 6 sacks, 6 int, 2 fum. rec., 72 pts allowed

 

Dropped from Rankings: Seattle Seahawks; Oakland Raiders

 

Best Week 6 D/ST Value Plays: Minnesota Vikings vs. DET; Green Bay Packers @ SEA; Baltimore Ravens @ IND; New York Giants @ CLE; Philadelphia Eagles @ SF; San Diego Chargers vs. NE; New York Jets vs. CIN

 

Week 6 D/ST Sleepers: Detroit Lions @ MIN; Miami Dolphins @ HOU; Washington Redskins vs. ST.L

 

Tough Week 6 D/ST Draws: Chicago Bears @ ATL; Jacksonville Jaguars @ DEN; Arizona Cardinals vs. DAL; Dallas Cowboys @ AZ; Cleveland Browns vs. NYG; San Francisco 49ers vs. PHI; New England Patriots @ SD

 

D/STs to Avoid in Week 6: Houston Texans vs. MIA; St. Louis Rams @ WAS; Denver Broncos vs. JAX

 

Fantasy Kicker Power Rankings Week 6

 

 

  1. John Carney (2) – NYG – FG – 12/12; 1-39 – 10/10; 40-49 – 2/2; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 13/13

 

  1. Matt Prater (1) – DEN – FG – 12/13; 1-39 – 6/7; 40-49 – 2/2; 50+ – 4/4; PAT – 15/15

 

  1. Ryan Longwell (4) – MIN – FG – 13/15; 1-39 – 8/8; 40-49 – 3/5; 50+ – 2/2; PAT – 8/8

 

  1. Jason Elam (7) – ATL – FG – 11/11; 1-39 – 6/6; 40-49 – 4/4; 50+ – 1/1; PAT – 12/12

 

  1. Stephen Gostkowski (15) – NE – FG – 10/10; 1-39 – 7/7; 40-49 – 3/3; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 7/7

 

  1. Olindo Mare (6) – SEA – FG – 9/9; 1-39 – 7/7; 40-49 – 1/1; 50+ – 1/1; PAT – 8/8

 

  1. John Kasay (12) – CAR – FG – 10/10; 1-39 – 4/4; 40-49 – 6/6; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 12/12

 

  1. Josh Scobee (3) – JAX – FG – 10/11; 1-39 – 6/7; 40-49 – 2/2; 50+ – 2/2; PAT – 10/10

 

  1. Sebastian Janikowski (9) – OAK – FG – 9/10; 1-39 – 7/7; 40-49 – 1/1; 50+ – 1/2; PAT – 7/7

 

  1. Shaun Suisham (NR) – WAS – FG – 11/14; 1-39 – 7/8; 40-49 – 3/4; 50+ – 1/2; PAT – 10/10

 

  1. Robbie Gould (18) – CHI – FG – 9/10; 1-39 – 4/4; 40-49 – 5/6; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 13/13

 

  1. Joe Nedney (5) – SF – FG – 10/12; 1-39 – 7/7; 40-49 – 3/5; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 11/11

 

  1. Rian Lindell (10) – BUF – FG – 9/11; 1-39 – 5/5; 4-/49 – 4/5; 50+ – 0/1; PAT – 13/13

 

  1. Jeff Reed (16) – PIT – FG – 9/9; 1-39 – 4/4; 40-49 – 4/4; 50+ – 1/1; PAT – 10/10

 

  1. Matt Bryant (14) – TB – FG – 10/10; 1-39 – 10/10; 40-19 – 0/0; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 12/12

 

  1. Nate Kaeding (8) – SD – FG – 9/11; 1-39 – 7/7; 40-49 – 2/4; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 15/15

 

  1. Rob Bironas (17) – TEN – FG – 8/8; 1-39 – 5/5; 40-49 – 3/3; 50+ – 0/0; PAT – 13/13

 

  1. Nick Folk (19) – DAL – FG – 6/6; 1-39 – 4/4; 40-49 – 1/1; 50+ – 1/1; PAT – 19/19

 

  1. David Akers (11) – PHI – FG – 9/12; 1-39 – 8/8; 40-49 – 1/2; 50+ – 0/2; PAT – 14/14

 

  1. Mason Crosby (20) – GB – FG – 7/9; 1-39 – 5/6; 40-49 – 1/1; 50+ – 1/2; PAT – 16/16

 

 

Dropped from Rankings: Jason Hanson – DET

 

Best Week 6 K Value Plays: Ryan Longwell vs. DET; Olindo Mare vs. GB; David Akers @ SF; Mason Crosby @ SEA; Sebastian Janikowski @ NO; Joe Nedney vs. PHI

 

Week 6 K Sleepers: Matt Stover @ IND; Shaun Suisham vs. ST.L; Neal Rackers vs. DAL; Dan Carpenter @ HOU

 

Tough Week 6 K Draws: Nate Kaeding vs. NE; John Carney @ CLE; Robbie Gould @ ATL; Matt Bryant vs. CAR; Matt Prater vs. JAX; Jason Elam vs. CHI

 

Ks to Avoid in Week 6: Kris Brown vs. MIA; Josh Brown @ WAS; Adam Vinatieri vs. BAL; Phil Dawson vs. NYG

 

Peace,

T

(thyrl@wnst.net)

 

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