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Defense/Special Teams Rankings Week 6

Defense/Special Teams Rankings Week 6: Bobby Wagner/Seattle Seahawks

Defense/Special Teams Rankings Week 6: Bobby Wagner/Seattle Seahawks

With two defensive touchdowns, the top-scoring fantasy defense/special teams (DST) for Week 5 was the Cincinnati Bengals. They were only owned in a third of leagues, but those who started them enjoyed the points. Surprisingly the Chiefs were one of the top DSTs for Week 5 as well (depending on league scoring). This was thanks to Blake Bortles turning the ball over; don't trust the Chiefs in Week 6 against the Patriots.

Many fantasy owners may not be relying on the Lions or Saints DST, but they are on a bye this week. If fantasy owners are looking for streaming defenses, the Houston Texans (83 percent owned) are the best option, if available (they face Buffalo). The Green Bay Packers (53 percent owned) face the injury-plagued San Francisco 49ers at home and are another decent option. For those truly desperate, the Seattle Seahawks (22 percent owned) face the Oakland Raiders in London. The Seahawks aren't what they used to be, but for Week 6, they are a streaming option.

Positional Rankings: QB I RB I WR I TE I DST I K I Flex

Teams on bye: Detroit, New Orleans

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— Rankings by Sarah Lewis, who is part of the Athlon Contributor network and lives, eats, and breathes fantasy football. Have a fantasy football question? Send it to her on Twitter @Sarah_Lewis32.