By Week 3, defenses that we thought were going to be strong (Miami and Green Bay, for example) have shown that they may not be as tough as we hoped. Defenses that we may not have thought would be near the top of the fantasy rankings (Denver) have shown that they are solid. As far as Week 3 goes, Seattle and Houston lead the way because the former is always tough at home and gets to face a Bears offense that will most likely be led by the backup quarterback, while J.J. Watt and company will get their shot at rookie signal-caller Jameis Winston and a Buccaneers offense that's still finding its footing.
Again, defensive rankings depend on your scoring system, but here are the Week 3 DST ranks:
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