With Week 1 of the 2017 NFL season upon us, it's not surprising that everyone wants their fantasy football teams to start the year off with a win. Behind a big performance, team defenses can go a long way in tipping the scales in your favor.
If you're reading this article, presumably you were not one of the first in your league to draft a defense, instead opting to grab one late. Smart move. Streaming defenses has become a popular strategy for many players, and for good reason. Even a poor defense in a great matchup can present more upside and help you win a particular week, whereas a better defense may have a tougher matchup and struggle to put up fantasy points.
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