Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 12 Team Defense
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 12 Team Defense

This article is part of our Streaming Defenses series.

Week 12 brought another mix of hits and misses for this space, though I will give myself some credit for identifying the highest scoring defense (Los Angeles Chargers) that was available on waivers in competitive leagues heading into the week. The Bengals also came through with 10 fantasy points, but the Packers (five points) Cardinals (four) and Saints (one) were all disappointing.

Once again left to search for that elusive consistency, I'm looking at a Week 12 slate that features an unusual alignment of solid teams playing at home against weak opponents. The Bengals, Steelers, Ravens, Eagles, Chiefs, Patriots and Falcons are all comfortable favorites in matchups against teams with struggling offenses. While the Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Kansas City defenses are owned in the vast majority of leagues, Cincinnati and New England are available in many formats, while Atlanta is widely available. For those willing to take a shot on a road team that brings a solid d

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Jerry Donabedian
Donabedian is an Assistant Football Editor at RotoWire. He writes and edits articles and covers breaking news. A Baltimore native, Donabedian roots for the Ravens and watches "The Wire" in his spare time.
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