Streaming Defenses: Week 5

I’m not going to oversell this, but Week 4 was a bloodbath for streaming defense options. The best matchups were largely high-ownership defenses, so Jeremy Marin had to take some risks. He managed to avoid the negative fantasy performances, but also missed the top end plays. Streaming D Results


Team Rank Team Rank Team Rank
1 IND T-22nd ATL T-17th BUF T-10th
2 TB T-1st LAC T-23rd OAK T-8th
3 GB T-16th PHI 25th MIA T-18th




Jeremy’s honorable mentions of Cincinnati and Green Bay finished tenth and eighth respectively. So while those picks may not “count” by our official criteria, those defenses were available in many leagues and certainly counted as viable streamers. Week 4 is in the past, and now we’re on to Week 5.  First, we’ll take a look at the updated Streaming D app for Week 5.

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By Matt Wispe | @WispeyTheKid | Archive

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  1. Just curious why you didn't mention San Fran since they are at the top of the list? 4.1 percent owned on espn

  2. craig says:

    Matt...I posed this question to CKI in the waiver wire thread and it ties these 2 questions together. I could drop the Bengals for SF...crazy or good gamble?

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