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The Ten Worst Rush And Pass Defenses: Week 17 Fantasy Football Finals

For the teams facing the worst pass defenses in the NFL, don't be surprised to see the dogs called off out of respect. Outside of the New Orleans Saints, no NFL coaches will feel the need to beat-up on struggling teams out of the very Christian ethic of "There but for the grace of God go I." This doesn't mean a shoot out between two equally bad teams could not occur.

I see the Tampa Bay Bucanneers remain the worst team in the NFL in RYA over the past three weeks. Do the Oakland Raiders take advantage of that or will their bags be packed before the opening kick-off? I cannot see the Bucs losing at home with the post-season on the line, but I didn't see the Houston Texans losing to the Raiders last week either.

In the week's most interesting game, the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets battle for 1st place in thr AFC East. If the worst to first story of the Dolphins doesn't interest you, how about the return of the prodigal son Chad Pennington? He returns to the Meadowlands with not only a three seed on the line against the team that discarded him for a shinier toy but with the AFC MVP within reach.

Ten Worst Pass Defenses:

Pass Rank Team PYA Vs
32 Kansas City 282.3 @CIN
31 Detroit 278 @GB
30 Jacksonville 276 @BAL
29 Green Bay 257.7 DET
28 Buffalo 246 NE
27 Arizona 237 SEA
26 Indianapolis 235.7 TEN
25 Houston 227.7 CHI
24 St. Louis 223.3 @ATL
23 Oakland 219.3 @TB

Ten Worst Rush Defenses:

Rush Rank Team RYA Vs
32 Tampa Bay 188 OAK
31 Cleveland 186.7 @PIT
30 Oakland 175 @TB
29 Carolina 169.3 @NO
28 Arizona 169 SEA
27 Buffalo 153.7 NE
26 Atlanta 146 STL
25 Detroit 139 @GB
23 NY Jets 135.7 MIA
23 Dallas 135.7 @PHI