Fantasy Football: Top 15 Defense and Special Teams for 2017

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Fantasy Football: Top 15 D/ST

#13 Baltimore Ravens

I originally had the Ravens a little bit higher on this list, but this looks like a team that may already be done in 2017. Injuries have just ravaged this roster so far, and Fantasy Football owners should think long and hard before investing in anyone from Baltimore. They may be able to play through it all, but this is one to be careful with.

2016 Ranking: 8th

The Ravens defense is still going to be good, just not that dominant force we were once used to. The Baltimore front office needs to figure some things out to get this unit back on track. Of course, that may be something they can help if Zach Orr re-signs with the team.

Sometimes teams just have to take a season to rebuild a little bit. I see that happening with the Ravens this year, though not through design. The injuries this team has suffered early on will put a lot of stress on them in 2017. That’s a tough scenario to invest in for Fantasy Football.