2010 NFL Predicitions: Ranking All 32 Fantasy Defenses and Special Teams

August 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One of the number one rules in fantasy football is to avoid drafting a defense too early and the 2009 New York Giants were a prime example of why.  Coming off back to back seasons of harassing quarterbacks and armed with free agent signee Chris Canty, the Giants defense supposed to dominate.
Unfortunately, nothing could have been further from the truth.  Injuries struck early both upfront and in the secondary and the loss of defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo hurt more than expected.   A dominant unit had turned into a mediocre one overnight.
In the end most league's require only one defense making the position an afterthought on draft day.   A quality defense can make a big difference at the end of the season but there is no need to over-invest in one.
While there were eight defenses our staff each ranked in among the top 10, one given in fantasy football is an under-appreciated unit will always emerge.  If you want to focus ...

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