2012 Fantasy Football DEF Rankings – Week 10

Nov 6, 2012


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With an exciting ninth week under our belts, here are the LestersLegends 2012 Week 10 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers rank first in scoring defense (12.9 points per game allowed) and second in total defense (271.4 yards per game allowed). The Rams rank 28th in both scoring offense (17.1 points per game) and total offense (316.5 yards per game).
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2. Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh leads the league in total defense (262.6) and ranks ninth in scoring defense (20.5). The Chiefs are averaging 13.0 points during their five-game losing streak.
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3. Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks rank fourth in total defense (309.2) and third in scoring defense (17.1). The Jets rank 27th in total offense (317.4) and 21st in scoring offense (21.0).
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4. Chicago Bears
The Bears rank second in scoring defense (15.0) and sixth in total defense (318.1). The Texans have a powerful offense, but the Bears are always a threat for a defensive touchdown.
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5. Detroit Lions
The Lions rank seventh in total defense (320.5). The Vikings have been getting the worst quarterback play in the league the past few weeks.
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6. Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore is dealing with injuries on defense, but Oakland has running back injury issues.
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7.Dallas Cowboys
The Cowboys rank fifth in total defense (312.5). The Eagles are turnover prone and rank 29th in scoring offense (16.6).
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8. Houston Texans
The Texans rank third in total defense (286.1) and fourth in scoring defense (17.1). The Bears can be explosive on offense, but Jay Cutler can struggle if pressured. J.J. Watt has the ability to do that.
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9. Indianapolis Colts
The Colts have allowed 15.3 points per game during their three-game winning streak. The Jaguars rank last in total offense (254.4) and scoring offense (14.6)
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10. Denver Broncos
The Broncos rank tenth in total defense (325.1) and 13th in scoring defense (21.9). The Panthers rank 20th in total offense (344.9) and 27th in scoring offense (18.6).
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10 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Dave
    November 6th, 2012 at 9:49 am #

    Thoughts for week 10… Dallas or Baltimore? Need big points

  2. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2012 at 10:16 am #

    Coin flip. Eagles seem more likely to throw a pick six though.

  3. Grant
    November 6th, 2012 at 2:49 pm #

    I am taking Miami against a putrid Titans offense. Detroit is the only one of your top-10 teams available and I just can’t trust them.

  4. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    i hear ya.

  5. Dr Mel
    November 7th, 2012 at 10:48 am #

    I know NE was on a bye last week, where do you rate the Patriots’s defense? Thanks as always!

  6. LestersLegends
    November 7th, 2012 at 11:17 am #

    Bills are pretty explosive. I don’t love them this week. The first meeting they gave up 28 points, 438 yards. They did have three sacks and six turnovers though.

  7. Rudy
    November 7th, 2012 at 11:29 am #

    Where’s New England? How would you rank the Patriots?

  8. LestersLegends
    November 7th, 2012 at 11:47 am #

    11-12ish

  9. Dr Mel
    November 7th, 2012 at 5:05 pm #

    I know Colts have been proclaimed to be a big sleeper D this week. You never know with Thursday night games. Last week saved me getting 25.0 pts from the Chargers D. Should I play the Colts or the Cowboys against a struggling Eagles Offense? Thanks!

  10. LestersLegends
    November 8th, 2012 at 12:51 pm #

    Sorry for missing this. It’s kind of a 50-50. The Eagles have the potential to snap out at any time so going with Indy against a horrible Jags offense isn’t a bad call.

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