Marcell Dareus
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. Buffalo Bills
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Kansas City Chiefs
4. Indianapolis Colts
5. San Diego Chargers
6. Green Bay Packers
7. Seattle Seahawks
8. Denver Broncos
9. San Francisco 49ers
10. Houston Texans
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Stephen Gostkowski Throwback
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football kicker rankings.
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1. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
2. Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis Colts
3. Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys
4. Steven Hauschka, Seattle Seahawks
5. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
6. Phil Dawson, San Francisco 49ers
7. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers
8. Cody Parkey, Philadelphia Eagles
9. Nick Novak, San Diego Chargers
10. Dan Carpernter, Buffalo Bills
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Demaryius Thomas stiff arm
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
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1. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Demaryius Thomas is averaging 110.5 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He has topped 100 yards in seven straight games. He faces the Miami Dolphins.
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2. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Jordy Nelson is averaging 99.8 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He has eight touchdowns in the past seven games. Jordy had 66 yards and a touchdown in the last meeting with the Minnesota Vikings.
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3. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Randall Cobb is averaging 77.9 yards and a touchdown per game. He has scored and/or topped 100 yards in nine of ten games. He also scored in the first meeting with the Vikings.
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4. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez Bryant is averaging 79.3 yard and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He travels to New York to faces the Giants. Dez abused them for 151 yards in the first meeting. He is averaging 103.3 yards and a touchdown in four road starts.
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5. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Calvin Johnson is averaging 86 yards and 0.5 touchdowns in the past two games. He should stay busy against the Patriots. The Pats have allowed 241.9 yards and 1.8 touchdowns per game.
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6. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mike Evans is averaging 88.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns on the year and 152.7 yards and 1.7 touchdowns in the past three games. It stands to reason that he should stay hot against the Chicago Bears. The Bears have allowed 256.4 yards and 2.4 touchdowns per game.
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7. Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Brandon Marshall is averaging 58.6 yards and 0.8 touchdowns on the year with 202 yards and three scores in his last two games. He should stay hot against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 266.1 yards and a pair of scores per game.
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8. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Alshon Jeffery is averaging 76.1 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game on the year with 257 yards and a pair of touchdowns in his past three games. He should also produce against the Bucs.
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9. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
A.J. Green is averaging 64.7 yards and 0.7 touchdowns in his past three games, including 127 yards and a score last week. He faces the Houston Texans. Houston has allowed 278.1 yards and 1.9 touchdowns.
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10. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
T.Y. Hilton is averaging 96.1 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He had 80 yards in the first meeting with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 261.9 yards and 1.8 touchdowns per game.
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11. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Julio Jones is averaging 91.2 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He hasn’t scored since Week 3, which hurts his value. He remains a solid WR1 against the Cleveland Browns.
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12. Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles
Jeremy Maclin is averaging 92.1 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He has five touchdowns in the past four games. He should rock against the Tennessee Titans.
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13. DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins
DeSean Jackson is averaging 81.9 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. In the past six games he’s averaging 102 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He faces the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners have allowed 1.8 touchdown passes per game.
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14. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
DeAndre Hopkins is averaging 76.4 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game on the year and 99.5 yards in his past four games. He faces the Bengals.
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15. Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants
Odell Beckham Jr. is averaging 97.8 yards and 0.5 touchdowns in his past four games. He scored a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with Dallas.
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16. Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns
The Browns should not waste any time getting Josh Gordon in the mix. He had 1, 646 yards and nine touchdowns in 14 games last year. The Falcons are a good team to start off against. Atlanta is allowing a league-worst 281.2 passing yards per game.
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17. Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons
Roddy White is averaging 78.3 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in the past four games.
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18. Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills
Sammy Watkins is averaging 64.9 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He played on Thursday so he should be well-rested for his game against the New York Jets. He had 157 yards and a touchdown in his first meeting with them. The Jets have allowed 2.5 touchdowns per game.
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19. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions
Golden Tate is averaging 95 yards per game. He should be busy against the Patriots.
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20. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Vincent Jackson is averaging 68 yards over the past three games. He gets a bump in value against the Bears.
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The Next Batch
21. Percy Harvin, New York Jets at Buffalo Bills
22. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans vs. Cincinnati Bengals
23. Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Tennessee Titans
24. Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins at Denver Broncos
25. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers vs. St. Louis Rams
26. Brandon LaFell, New England Patriots vs. Detroit Lions
27. Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
28. Kenny Stills, New Orleans Saints vs. Baltimore Ravens
29. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks
30. Steve Smith, Sr., Baltimore Ravens at New Orleans Saints
31. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots vs. Detroit Lions
32. Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens at New Orleans Saints
33. Mohamed Sanu, Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans
34. Anquan Boldin, San Francisco 49ers  vs. Washington Redskins
35. Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins
36. Malcom Floyd, San Diego Chargers vs. St. Louis Rams
37. Cecil Shorts, Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts
38. Eric Decker, New York Jets at Buffalo Bills
39. Kendall Wright, Tennessee Titans at Philadelphia Eagles
40. Kenny Britt, St. Louis Rams at San Diego Chargers
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 73.4 yards and 0.9 touchdowns on the year and 97.8 yards and a touchdown in his past six games. He’ll be a tough cover even against a tough Detroit Lions defense.
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 62.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. Before last week’s stinker he scored four touchdowns in three games. He faces the Baltimore Ravens.
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3. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas is averaging 42.6 yards and 1.2 touchdowns. Monitor his ankle injury, but he is trending in the right direction. If he can go he’s a big-time touchdown threat against the Miami Dolphins.
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4. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 47.7 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He faces the St. Louis Rams at home. Gates is averaging 55.8 yards and 1.2 touchdowns in five home starts.
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5. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 59.1 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He’s a strong play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 266.1 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game.
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6. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs 
Travis Kelce is averaging 47.5 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He faces the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders have allowed 1.8 touchdown passes per game.
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7. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener is averaging 72.3 yards in his past four games. With Dwayne Allen (ankle) hurting, he should continue to play a prominent role for the Colts against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He had 49 yards and a touchdown against the Jags in Week 3. Jacksonville has allowed six touchdowns to tight ends.
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8. Larry Donnell, New York Giants
Larry Donnell is averaging 43.7 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. He faces the Dallas Cowboys. Donnell had 90 yards against them in Week 7. The Boys have allowed eight touchdowns to tight ends.
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9. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten is averaging 43.2 yards and 0.6 touchdowns in his past five games. The Giants have allowed 252.7 yards and 1.5 touchdowns per game.
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10. Mychal Rivera, Oakland Raiders
Mychal Rivera is averaging 56.3 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his past four games. He faces the Chiefs. Kansas City has allowed eight touchdowns to tight ends.
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The Next Batch
11. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins
12. Jared Cook, St. Louis Rams
13. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
14. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens
15. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
DeMarco Murray is averaging 151.40 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He has reached 100 yards in nine out of ten games. Murray’s legs will be fresh after coming off a bye. The New York Giants are the next victim. The G-Men have allowed 145 yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game.
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2. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 120.4 total yards and 1.4 touchdowns in his past five games. He should dominate the Oakland Raiders. Oakland has allowed 129.8 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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3. Arian Foster, Houston Texans
Arian Foster is averaging 131.4 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. Monitor his availability (groin), but if he’s good to go you need to get him back into your lineup against the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati has allowed 136.2 yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game.
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4. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Matt Forte is averaging 130.8 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 146.7 total yards and 0.9 touchdowns in his last seven games. Forte should continue to roll against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 118.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game.
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5. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch is averaging 106 total yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game. Lynch had 170 total yards and a touchdown in two games against the Arizona Cardinals last year. Lynch faces them at home this week. He’s averaging 124 total yards and a pair of touchdowns in five home starts.
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6. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 99.4 total yards in his past five games. He should stay hot against the Tennessee Titans. The Titans have allowed 143.5 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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7. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram is averaging 130.3 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He faces the Baltimore Ravens at home. Ingram is averaging 137 total yards in three home starts.
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8. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is averaging 121.8 total yards and a touchdown in his past four games. He’s really dialed it up during that stretch with 61.5 receiving yards per game. He had 132 total yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with the Minnesota Vikings. Minnesota has allowed 115.3 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game.
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9. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
Jeremy Hill has averaged 129.7 total yards in his past three games. This ranking is assuming that Giovani Bernard’s injury keeps him out against the Texans. If Bernard plays, it will shake things up.
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10. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett is averaging 92.3 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. Prior to last week’s bye he toasted the Titans for 112 yards and a pair of scores. He faces the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have allowed 114.7 yards and a touchdown per game.
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11. Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals
Andre Ellington is averaging 98 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. The Seahawks aren’t quite as tough on defense this year. They have allowed 90.8 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game.
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12. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants 
Rashad Jennings is averaging 95.3 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the Cowboys at home. Jennings is averaging 106 total yards in four home starts. Dallas has allowed 109 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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13. Denard Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars
Denard Robinson is averaging 104.8 total yards and a touchdown in the past four games.
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14. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins
Alfred Morris is averaging 80.5 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. In his past three games he’s averaging 108.7 total yards and a touchdown. Morris faces the San Francisco 49ers.
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The Next Batch
15. Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers vs. St. Louis Rams
16. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins
17. Trent Richardson, Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
18. Terrance West, Cleveland Browns at Atlanta Falcons
19. Shane Vereen, New England Patriots vs. Detroit Lions
20. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos vs. Miami Dolphins
21. Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets
22. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions at New England Patriots
23. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins at Denver Broncos
24. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Cleveland Browns
25. Chris Ivory, New York Jets at Buffalo Bills
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football quarterback rankings.
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1. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
Andrew Luck is averaging 338.8 yards and 2.8 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 14.4 yards and 0.2 touchdowns with his feet to bolster his fantasy value. The last time Luck faced the Jacksonville Jaguars he went off for 370 yards and four touchdowns.
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2. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers is averaging 274.8 yards and 2.8 touchdowns per game. He’s adding 14.4 yards per game on the ground. Rogers has an absurd 120.1 passer rating. Look for him to pick apart the Minnesota Vikings.
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3. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
Peyton Manning is averaging 330.1 yards and three touchdowns per game. He has six interceptions in his past three games, which were all on the road. He’ll welcome a return to Denver to face the Miami Dolphins. Peyton has 17 touchdowns and just two interceptions in five home starts.
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4. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
Drew Brees is averaging 307.1 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per game. He has not reached 300 yards in three straight games so he’s due. Brees faces the Baltimore Ravens. Baltimore has allowed 251.2 passing yards per game.
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5. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Tom Brady is averaging 264.9 yards and 2.4 touchdowns per game. In his past six games he’s averaging 309.7 yards with 20 touchdowns to just three interceptions. He faces the Detroit Lions at home. Brady has 15 touchdowns and just one interception in five games at Gillette Stadium.
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6. Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears
Jay Cutler got back on track with 330 yards and three touchdowns last week against the Vikings. Despite all of the bad press, he’s still averaging 269.5 yards and 2.1 touchdowns per game. He faces the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 266.1 yards and a pair of touchdown passes per game.
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7. Mark Sanchez, Philadelphia Eagles 
Mark Sanchez is averaging 293.3 yards and a pair of touchdowns in three games and 339 yards and two scores in his two starts. He wasn’t great against the Packers, but he was productive. Look for a strong showing against the Tennessee Titans.
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8. Josh McCown, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Josh McCown is averaging 294.5 yards and a pair of touchdowns in his past two starts. Mike Evans has emerged as a top threat. McCown should pick apart the Bears’ secondary. Chicago has allowed 256.4 yards and 2.4 touchdowns per game.
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9. Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers
Philip Rivers is averaging 254.4 yards and 2.1 touchdowns per game. He’s facing the St. Louis Rams at home. He has 12 touchdowns and just two interceptions in five home starts. The Rams have allowed 247.8 passing yards per game.
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10. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
Matthew Stafford is averaging 267.9 yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. He’ll look to dial it up against the Patriots.
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The Next Batch
11. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals
12. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons vs. Cleveland Browns
13. Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants
14. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins
15. Eli Manning, New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys
16. Kyle Orton, Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets
17. Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens at New Orleans Saints
18. Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins at San Francisco 49ers
19. Michael Vick, New York Jets at Buffalo Bills
20. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans
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Chargers Defense
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 11 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. San Diego Chargers
2. Denver Broncos
3. Seattle Seahawks
4. Detroit Lions
5. Buffalo Bills
6. Pittsburgh Steelers
7. Houston Texans
8. Cleveland Browns
9. Washington Redskins
10. Chicago Bears
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