Week 14 in the books and it was another defense heavy week in fantasy terms, with 11 teams earning you double digit points in what was the first week of the fantasy playoffs for many. Leading the way this week was the Washington Football team, whose sixth ranked fantasy defense were all over Nick Mullens and the 49ers offense this week, scoring a pair of defensive touchdowns, as well as four sacks and a fumble recovery for 23 points and a fourth straight victory. Just behind the Football Team were the Rams who gave Cam Newton and Jarrett Stidham fits, sacking them six times and returning a Newton interception for a touchdown for 21 fantasy points.
Week 15 Top Streaming Option: Washington Football Team vs Seattle Seahawks (36% rostered)
As we’re in the fantasy playoffs, its more than likely you already a have one of the top defensive units on your roster and therefore may be unwilling to stream. It also doesn’t help that some of the top fantasy defenses have some tasty looking match ups this week, with the Rams hosting the Jets and Steelers playing the Bengals. However, the Washington Football Team’s defense are driving the bus that has them now sitting atop the NFC East. At just 36% rostered and coming off their best fantasy performance of the season, they won’t fear the Seahawks’ high powered offense and if you’re feeling bold, could be the piece that secures you a playoff win. At just $2600 on Draft Kings as well, they could be a top value play in your DFS lineup this Sunday as well.
Week 15 D/ST Rankings