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Here at Pro Football Network, we do the research so you can walk into your fantasy football drafts prepared to dominate your league this season! With that in mind, here are the PFN fantasy football staff’s consensus D/ST rankings for 2023.
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These rankings are a consensus from our Fantasy Football Director Kyle Yates, and Fantasy Analysts Jason Katz, Kyle Soppe, and Derek Tate. If you want to ask the analysts questions about why they ranked the players the way they did, be sure to join the free PFN Discord Server.
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The Dallas Cowboys are coming off of an impressive 2022 campaign where they ended the year as the No. 2 D/ST in all of fantasy football.
Heading into 2023, not much has changed as Dan Quinn remains the defensive coordinator, and key players like Micah Parsons and Trevon Diggs will be on the field yet again this season. However, the addition of Stephon Gilmore should help push Dallas’ lineup over the top and help keep them a top-tier option this year.
Yes, the loss of Jalen Ramsey until December certainly hurts the Miami Dolphins’ defense, but this unit should still be capable of some powerful things in 2023. With star names littered all over the defense, Miami should be able to hang with the best offenses the NFL has to offer.
However, the addition of Vic Fangio as the defensive coordinator allows this already talented Dolphins defense to potentially ascend to one of the top units in the entire league. As a current value in drafts right now, Miami is a fantastic D/ST to target.