NFL Week 16: Top 20 Fantasy Football Defense and Special Teams Rankings

Zach Greubel@@ZachGreubelCorrespondent IIDecember 21, 2010

The Chargers will continue to roll against the Bengals this week.
The Chargers will continue to roll against the Bengals this week.Harry How/Getty Images

For fantasy football owners, Week 16 is either the semifinal or championship matchup, vitally important either way.

Here are my top 20 defense and special teams rankings that I think will take owners one step closer to that coveted championship.

1. Steelers vs. CAR

2. Chargers at CIN

3. Eagles vs. MIN

4. Jets at CHI

5. Buccaneers vs. SEA

6. Dolphins vs. DET

7. Ravens at CLE

8. Rams vs. SF

9. Bears vs. NYJ

10. Giants at GB

11. Packers vs NYG

12. Patriots at BUF

13. Cowboys at ARI

14. Saints at ATL

15. 49ers at STL

16. Lions at MIA

17. Chiefs vs. TEN

18. Panthers at PIT

19. Colts at OAK

20. Seahawks at TB

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