Streaming Defenses: Week 3 Options
Streaming Defenses: Week 3 Options

This article is part of our Streaming Defenses series.

Week 2 was a top-notch showing for this space as well as a fine illustration of the benefits of streaming defenses. Four of the five teams highlighted finished among the top 10 for weekly scoring at the position, with our No. 1 option (Chicago) pacing the league at 17 fantasy points in Yahoo standard scoring. Meanwhile, the Jaguars, Vikings, Broncos, Ravens, Eagles and Texans — defenses that were drafted in nearly every league — combined for just 19 points.

It will admittedly be tough to repeat the feat in Week 3, as there's a pretty strong alignment between the top defensive units and the best matchups. With the exception of Denver, the list of teams mentioned above are all playing at home against vulnerable opponents. This means we'll need to dig a bit deeper, but it still shouldn't be too hard to find a defense that can reach 5-to-8 points with the upside for more.

Note: These recommendations are limited to D/ST units with under 60 percent ownership on Yahoo

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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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