Commentary

Getting Defensive: Struggling offenses are a fantasy D's best friend

Updated: December 4, 2008, 3:12 PM ET
By KC Joyner | ESPN

Fantasy defenses have been dominant all season long, but they had their best showing of the year this past Sunday, with 14 units scoring 10 or more points. As much credit as these teams deserve for their performances, it should be noted that nine of these games were against offenses struggling with various quarterback issues (Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Seattle, Oakland, Buffalo, St. Louis, Chicago and Jacksonville). Since those types of woes don't tend to correct themselves quickly, the opponents of these hobbled offenses will make up the bulk of the start recommendations this week.

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