Chargers Defense
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 4 fantasy football kicker rankings.
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1. San Diego Chargers
2. Miami Dolphins
3. New England Patriots
4. Houston Texans
5. Carolina Panthers
6. Pittsburgh Steelers
7. Baltimore Ravens
8. Indianapolis Colts
9. Buffalo Bills
10. Detroit Lions
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Darrelle Revis Patriots
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 3 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. New England Patriots
2. Houston Texans
3. Cincinnati Bengals
4. Carolina Panthers
5. San Francisco 49ers
6. Seattle Seahawks
7. Baltimore Ravens
8. New Orleans Saints
9. Arizona Cardinals
10. Indianapolis Colts
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Richard Sherman
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With an exciting opening week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 2 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. Seattle Seahawks
2. Arizona Cardinals
3. Houston Texans
4. Denver Broncos
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
6. New Orleans Saints
7. New England Patriots
8. Miami Dolphins
9. Pittsburgh Steelers
10. Carolina Panthers
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Darrelle Revis Patriots
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The smell of football is in the air. Here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 1 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. New England Patriots @ Miami Dolphins
2. Carolina Panthers @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
3. New York Jets vs. Oakland Raiders
4. Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers
5. San Francisco 49ers @ Dallas Cowboys
6. St. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings
7. Arizona Cardinals vs. San Diego Chargers
8. Philadelphia Eagles vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
9. Denver Broncos vs. Indianapolis Colts
10. Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tennessee Titans
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Richard Sherman
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Here is look at the LestersLegends 2014 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks lead the NFL last year in both total defense (273.6 yards allowed per game) and scoring defense (14.4 points allowed per game). They also lead the league in takeaways (39) and tied for eight with 44 sacks.
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2. San Francisco 49ers
The Niners finished fifth in total defense (316.9 ypg) and third in scoring defense (17.0 ppg) with 38 sacks and 29 takeaways.
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3. Carolina Panthers
The Panthers finished second in the league in both total defense (301.3 ypg) and scoring defense (15.1 ppg). They lead the league with 60 sacks and had 30 takeaways. Greg Hardy, Charles Johnson and Luke Kuechly give the Panthers a trio of superior defenders in their front seven.
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4. Arizona Cardinals
The Cardinals finished sixth in total defense (317.4 ypg) and seventh in scoring defense (20.3 ppg) last year. They had 47 sacks and 30 takeaways. Patrick Peterson and Antonio Cromartie form one of the top cornerback duos in the league.
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5. Cleveland Browns
The Browns finished last year ninth in total defense (332.4 ypg) with 40 sacks and 21 takeaways. Donte Whitner and Justin Gilbert join Joe Haden to form one of the league’s best secondaries.
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6. St. Louis Rams
The Rams finished 15th in total defense (345.0 ypg) and 13th in scoring defense (22.8 ppg). They ranked third in sacks (53) and had 29 takeaways. Chris Long and Robert Quinn give them a pair of quality edge rushers while Alec Ogletree and James Laurinaitis give them a pair of high-end linebackers.
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7. Denver Broncos
The Broncos finished 19th in total defense (356.0 ypg) and 22nd in scoring defense (24.9 ppg).They had 41 sacks and 26 takeaways. The Broncos beefed up their defense with the addition of DeMarcus Ware, T.J. Ward and Aqib Talib.
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8. New England Patriots
The Patriots gave up a ton of yards (373.1 ypg), but finished 10th in scoring defense (21.1 ppg). The return of Vince Wilfork and Jerod Mayo, along with the addition of Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner should produce a solid defensive unit. The Pats had 48 sacks and 29 takeaways.
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9. Cincinnati Bengals
The Bengals finished third in total defense (305.5 ypg) and fifth in scoring defense (19.1 ppg). They will miss Mike Zimmer, but they should still have a solid defense led by Geno Atkins.
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10. Kansas City Chiefs
The Chiefs gave up 367.8 yards per game, but ranked fifth in scoring defense (19.1 ppg). They had 47 sacks and 36 takeaways.
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Carolina Panthers Defense
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Most fantasy leagues have wrapped up already, but there are some that still play to the bitter end. For those leagues, I present the Lester’s Legends 2013 Week 17 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. Carolina Panthers
2. Seattle Seahawks
3. San Francisco 49ers
4. Kansas City Chiefs
5. Miami Dolphins
6. Cincinnati Bengals
7. Arizona Cardinals
8. Indianapolis Colts
9. New England Patriots
10. Tennessee Titans
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2013 Week 16 fantasy football team defense rankings.
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1. Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks lead the NFL in total defense at 279.5 yards allowed per game and scoring defense at 14.6 points allowed per game. They rank ninth in the league with 40 sacks and second in the league with 33 forced turnovers. The Seahawks face the Arizona Cardinals. The Cards rank 19th in total offense (339.5 yards per game) and 15th in scoring offense (24.4 points per game) with 38 sacks allowed and 25 turnovers.
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2. San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers rank third in total defense (299.1 ypg allowed) and scoring defense (16.3 ppg allowed) with 36 sacks and 26 takeaways. The Niners face the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons rank 16th in total offense (341.5 ypg) and 22nd in scoring offense (22.1 ppg) with 34 sacks allowed and 25 turnovers.
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3. Kansas City Chiefs
The Kansas City Chiefs rank fourth in the league in scoring defense (18.2 ypg allowed), third in sacks (43) and first in turnovers (35). They face the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts rank 22nd in total offense (337.3 ypg) and 16th in scoring offense (24.1 ppg). Indianapolis has allowed 34 sacks.
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4. Cincinnati Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals rank sixth in total defense (318.4 ypg allowed) and scoring defense (19.6 ppg allowed). They have 37 sacks and 24 takeaways. The Bengals play at home against the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikes have allowed 37 sacks and have committed 26 turnovers.
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5. Denver Broncos
The Denver Broncos have struggled defensively, but they get a reprieve as they face the Houston Texans. The Texans rank 29th in scoring offense at 18.1 points per game. Houston has been sacked 38 times and has committed 25 turnovers.
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6. Cleveland Browns
The Cleveland Browns rank eighth in total defense at 328.9 yards per game allowed. They have 39 sacks and 19 takeaways. Cleveland faces the New York Jets. The Jets rank 30th in total offense (306.7 ypg) and 31st in scoring offense (17.6 ppg). The Jets have allowed the second most sacks (47) and have the third most turnovers (29).
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7. Detroit Lions
The Detroit Lions are a middle-of-the road defense, but they are facing a New York Giants team that has mailed it in. The G-Men rank 28th in total offense (311.6 ypg), 30th in scoring offense (17.9) and last in turnovers (39).
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8. Miami Dolphins
The Miami Dolphins rank ninth in scoring defense with 21.1 points allowed per game. They have 41 sacks and 23 turnovers. They face the Buffalo Bills. The Bills rank 23rd in total offense (330.5 ypg) and 24th in scoring offense (21.4 ppg). Buffalo has allowed 43 sacks and 26 takeaways.
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9. Buffalo Bills
The Buffalo Bills lead the league with 49 sacks and the Dolphins have allowed the most sacks (51). Miami is 24th in total offense (329.1 ypg) and 21st in scoring offense (22.1 ppg).
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10. Carolina Panthers
The Carolina Panthers rank second in the league in total defense (296.3 ypg allowed) and scoring defense (14.9 ppg allowed). A tough matchup against the New Orleans Saints has them as only a borderline starting fantasy defense.
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