Fantasy Football: Top 10 Defensive Players and Teams Worth Drafting Early

September 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When it comes to fantasy football, there are 2 primary rules for any draft or auction: defenses and kickers go last. This is because both of those slots tend to be somewhat random, in terms of point production, so it makes no sense to waste a high pick on them. 
Unless, of course, you're playing in a league where you draft individual defensive players on top of team defenses. Then, perhaps it's more forgivable to take a defense or a defender early in the draft. 
Here is a list of the 10 defenses and 10 defensive players you could consider taking before the draft's final rounds. 
We're going to use standard IDP scoring for this (tackles=1 point, sacks, fumble forces and recoveries worth 2, interceptions worth 3). That's why there are so few defensive linemen and so many linebackers. 
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