2013 Fantasy Football DEF Rankings – NFL Week 10

Nov 6, 2013


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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2013 Week 10 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks rank second in the league in total defense with 296 yards per game allowed and third in scoring defense with 16.6 points per game allowed. Seattle has 29 sacks and 21 takeaways. They face the struggling Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have just 23 points in their past two games. They have turned the ball over 15 times.
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2. Tennessee Titans
The Tennessee Titans rank 11th in total defense (340.3 ypg allowed) and ninth in scoring defense (20.9 ppg allowed). The Titans have 22 sacks and have forced 15 turnovers. They take on the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags rank last in total offense (286.5 ypg) and scoring offense (10.8 ppg). They have allowed 28 sacks and have 15 turnovers. Jacksonville also lost their best player (Justin Blackmon).
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3. Indianapolis Colts
The Indianapolis Colts rank seventh in scoring defense (19.4 ppg allowed). They have 22 sacks and 13 takeaways. The Colts face the St. Louis Rams. The Rams rank 30th in total offense (310.3 ypg) and 23rd in scoring offense (20.7 ppg). The Rams have allowed 22 sacks and have turned the ball over 13 times.
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4. Houston Texans
The Houston Texans lead the league in total defense with 273.5 yards per game allowed. They have 20 sacks The Texans take on the Arizona Cardinals. The Cards rank 29th in total offense (314.5 ypg) and 24th in scoring offense (20 ppg). They have allowed 23 sacks and have 18 turnovers.
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5. San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers rank sixth in total defense (325.1 ypg allowed) and fourth in scoring defense (18.1 ppg allowed). They have forced 16 turnovers. Aldon Smith’s return could help immensely against the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers rank 20th in total offense (332.8 ypg). They have allowed 22 sacks and have turned the ball over 11 times.
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6. Carolina Panthers
The Panthers rank third in total defense (299.9 ypg allowed) and second in scoring defense (13.3 ppg allowed). They have 23 sacks and have 19 takeaways. The Panthers square off with the Niners.
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7. Miami Dolphins
The Miami Dolphins are a mediocre defensive unit, but they have a favorable matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs rank 31st in total offense (304.3 ypg) and scoring offense (15.5 ppg).
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8. Cincinnati Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals rank fifth in total defense (325 ypg allowed) and sixth in scoring defense (18.4 ppg allowed). They have 25 sacks and 13 takeaways. The Bengals face the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens rank 23rd in total offense (322.4 ypg) and 21st in scoring offense (21 ppg).
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9. Baltimore Ravens
The Ravens rank 10th in total defense (339.5 ypg allowed) and scoring defense (21.5 ppg allowed). They have 28 sacks. They square off with the Bengals. The Bengals have turned the ball over 17 times.
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10. Tampa Bay Buccaneerst
The Bucs are a mediocre defensive unit, but they face a Dolphins team that is without two staring offensive lineman. The Dolphins rank 28th in total offense (315.3 ypg) and 19th in scoring offense (21.8 ppg). They have been sacked more times (35) than any other team. They have also turned the ball over 15 times.
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12 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Rozay
    November 6th, 2013 at 7:21 am #

    Would philly’s D make for a good play this week given that they are facing Seneca Wallace?

  2. D
    November 6th, 2013 at 7:24 am #

    Picked up Arizona, I think they are a top 10 D at home this week vs Keenum and most likely no Foster + banged up Tate. More picked them up for their matchup next week vs JAX but I like this week OK too. I would put them ahead of Miami.

  3. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2013 at 7:57 am #

    Rozay – depends on what your alternatives are
    D – i can see that. Keenum sure looked good last week

  4. Rozay
    November 6th, 2013 at 9:22 am #

    I have been rolling with Carolina the past few weeks, but am hesitant to start them against the 49ers.

  5. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2013 at 9:50 am #

    I’d start Carolina over Philly, but that’s just me.

  6. Grant
    November 6th, 2013 at 10:02 am #

    I went with Miami this week to fill in for KC. They sure seem to be on the right track, after shutting down a Bengals team that exploded against the Jets the week before. Hopefully they will step it up. :)

  7. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2013 at 10:20 am #

    Not a bad play

  8. D
    November 6th, 2013 at 11:00 am #

    Tannehill takes a ton of sacks and has 14 turnovers on the season. Under the bright lights of MNF during the Incognito scandal, missing 2 O lineman I see turnovers leading to points.

  9. Jerry
    November 6th, 2013 at 12:22 pm #

    Picked up Cards D for Chiefs bye for one league.
    Have the Packers D in another, probably going with Texans.
    Question: Patriots D was dropped and I have roster space, worth grabbing for week 11 and going forward?

  10. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2013 at 2:30 pm #

    D – It’s possible. They are also facing a winless team. The scandal could actually work in their favor as they take on an us against the world mentality.
    Jerry – Pats aren’t a bad D Weeks 13-16.

  11. nick
    November 6th, 2013 at 10:20 pm #

    I have the Texans and Cardinals defense. What would be a better starter.

  12. LestersLegends
    November 7th, 2013 at 8:06 am #

    Nick – I have the Texans ranked 4th and the Cards unranked

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