DT Fantasy Football Rankings 2021: Top Team Defense Draft Picks

Last Updated: Jul 14, 2023

Nate Hamilton ranks his top DT fantasy football rankings heading into the 2021 season. Which team defenses have the most value this season? Nate ranks all 32 teams for 2021 fantasy football leagues.

DT Fantasy Football Rankings 2021: League Settings

  • Lineup: 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 RB/WR/TE Flex, 1 PK, 1 DT
  • 0.5 PPR scoring
    • 1 point per 10 Rush/Receiving yards
    • 4 pts Pass TD
    • -1 pt Interception
    • 6 points all other TDs

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Check out the rest of Nate Hamilton’s fantasy previews for detailed tier breakdowns and positional rankings:

DT Fantasy Football Rankings 2021

RkTierPlayerPosTmByePosRkAuction $
11Pittsburgh SteelersDSTPIT7DST12
21Washington Football TeamDSTWAS9DST21
31Los Angeles RamsDSTLAR11DST32
42Baltimore RavensDSTBAL8DST42
52Tampa Bay BuccaneersDSTTB9DST51
62Indianapolis ColtsDSTIND14DST61
72San Francisco 49ersDSTSF6DST71
82Buffalo BillsDSTBUF7DST81
92New England PatriotsDSTNE14DST91
102New Orleans SaintsDSTNO6DST101
112Kansas City ChiefsDSTKC12DST111
123Chicago BearsDSTCHI10DST120
133Cleveland BrownsDSTCLE13DST130
143Los Angeles ChargersDSTLAC7DST140
153Miami DolphinsDSTMIA14DST150
163Seattle SeahawksDSTSEA9DST160
173Denver BroncosDSTDEN11DST170
183Minnesota VikingsDSTMIN7DST180
194Tennessee TitansDSTTEN13DST190
204Green Bay PackersDSTGB13DST200
214Dallas CowboysDSTDAL7DST210
224Philadelphia EaglesDSTPHI14DST220
234Arizona CardinalsDSTARI12DST230
244New York GiantsDSTNYG10DST240
254Carolina PanthersDSTCAR13DST250
264Jacksonville JaguarsDSTJAC7DST260
275New York JetsDSTNYJ6DST270
285Las Vegas RaidersDSTLV8DST280
295Atlanta FalconsDSTATL6DST290
305Houston TexansDSTHOU10DST300
315Cincinnati BengalsDSTCIN10DST310
325Detroit LionsDSTDET9DST320


Nate Hamilton

Nate Hamilton is a regular contributor to the fantasy football industry. He has produced content for some of the top fantasy football sites including FantasyPros, The Fantasy Footballers, Fantasy Data, FantraxHQ, and currently The Game Day! He is a co-author of Amazon's #1 Best Selling "The Fantasy Football Black Book" with Joe Pisapia. Nate is a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA).

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