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Fantasy football rankings 2017: Defense/special teams for NFL Week 10

The SB Nation fantasy football team reveals which defense/special teams rank in the top 25 heading into Week 10. Positions: QB | RBS | RBP | WRS | WRP | TE | DST

NFL: Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The push for the playoffs is really heating up now that Week 10 has arrived.

Unfortunately, some of the top fantasy defenses are hitting their bye weeks, including the Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, and Baltimore Ravens. Thankfully, there are still plenty of good defenses for you to stream based on their ability to produce, or simply because of a promising matchup.

That includes the Detroit Lions, who will look to feast on the floundering Cleveland Browns. The Chicago Bears also look promising at home with the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers coming to town.

Will normal defense standouts like the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings do well with tough road matchups in Buffalo and Washington?

Now, it’s time for a new set of rankings for the top defenses and special teams heading into Week 10.

Defense/Special Teams rankings, Week 10

(SK: Scott Kaliska; JG Jeff Goldberg; DG: Derek Gordon; KB: Kyle Bennett; ZS: Zach Senvisky; JM: Jason Marcum)

D/ST rankings, Week 10

Rk Consensus Opp SK JG DG AW ZS JM
Rk Consensus Opp SK JG DG AW ZS JM
1 Seattle Seahawks @ ARI 2 1 1 1 1 1
2 Detroit Lions vs. CLE 5 2 2 2 2 2
3 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. LAC 1 4 4 4 4 4
4 Carolina Panthers vs. MIA 6 3 3 3 5 3
5 Pittsburgh Steelers @ IND 4 7 7 5 3 7
6 Chicago Bears vs. GB 7 5 5 6 7 5
7 Los Angeles Rams vs. HOU 3 8 8 8 8 8
8 New York Giants @ SF 15 6 6 7 6 6
9 Cincinnati Bengals @ TEN 13 9 9 9 10 9
10 Minnesota Vikings @ WAS 8 12 12 13 12 11
11 Buffalo Bills vs. NO 17 11 10 10 9 12
12 New England Patriots @ DEN 9 13 13 12 13 13
13 Denver Broncos vs. NE 20 10 11 11 11 10
14 New Orleans Saints @ BUF 11 14 14 14 14 14
15 Tennessee Titans vs. CIN 10 16 16 15 16 15
16 Washington vs. MIN 16 15 15 16 17 16
17 New York Jets @ TB 12 17 18 18 18 17
18 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. NYJ 25 18 17 17 15 18
19 Arizona Cardinals vs. SEA 19 19 19 19 20 19
20 Los Angeles Chargers @ JAC 18 23 23 23 22 22
21 Atlanta Falcons vs. DAL -- 21 20 21 19 24
22 Houston Texans @ LAR 24 20 22 22 23 21
23 Miami Dolphins @ CAR 22 24 24 24 24 20
24 Dallas Cowboys @ ATL 23 22 21 29 21 23
25 Green Bay Packers @ CHI 14 -- -- -- -- --
-- San Francisco 49ers vs. NYG 21 25 25 25 25 25