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Fantasy Football 2016 Defense/Special Teams Rankings: Week 4

Von Miller

Von Miller

The Denver Broncos have not allowed more than 20 points yet this season, which already makes them a good choice for the top fantasy defense/special teams on any given week, let alone Week 4. When you add in that Tampa Bay struggled against a tough Arizona defense, against which James Winston committed five turnovers (4 INTs, fumble), then the reasons why the Broncos are the No. 1 fantasy DST for Week become clear.

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Denver’s defense is arguably stronger than the Cardinals, which scored more than 20 fantasy points (depending on scoring) in the 40-7 shellacking of the Buccaneers in Week 2. The Cardinals aren’t a bad option either this week with Los Angeles set to pay a visit. While the Rams’ defense has done its part, the offense is still struggling, ranking last in yards and 29th in points per game.

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Also don’t forget that this the first week where byes come into play. No Green Bay or Philadelphia DST available in Week 4.

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

Teams on bye: Green Bay, Philadelphia

2016 Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyProsECR ™ - Expert Consensus Rankings

— Rankings by Sarah Lewis, who is part of the Athlon Contributor network and lives, eats, and breathes fantasy football. She also writes for SoCalledFantasyExperts.com among other sites. Have a fantasy football question? Send it to her on Twitter @Sarah_Lewis32.