With an exciting ninth week under our belts, here are the LestersLegends 2012 Week 10 fantasy football team defense rankings.
1. San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers rank first in scoring defense (12.9 points per game allowed) and second in total defense (271.4 yards per game allowed). The Rams rank 28th in both scoring offense (17.1 points per game) and total offense (316.5 yards per game).
2. Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh leads the league in total defense (262.6) and ranks ninth in scoring defense (20.5). The Chiefs are averaging 13.0 points during their five-game losing streak.
3. Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks rank fourth in total defense (309.2) and third in scoring defense (17.1). The Jets rank 27th in total offense (317.4) and 21st in scoring offense (21.0).
4. Chicago Bears
The Bears rank second in scoring defense (15.0) and sixth in total defense (318.1). The Texans have a powerful offense, but the Bears are always a threat for a defensive touchdown.
5. Detroit Lions
The Lions rank seventh in total defense (320.5). The Vikings have been getting the worst quarterback play in the league the past few weeks.
6. Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore is dealing with injuries on defense, but Oakland has running back injury issues.
7. Dallas Cowboys
The Cowboys rank fifth in total defense (312.5). The Eagles are turnover-prone and rank 29th in scoring offense (16.6).
8. Houston Texans
The Texans rank third in total defense (286.1) and fourth in scoring defense (17.1). The Bears can be explosive on offense, but Jay Cutler can struggle if pressured. J.J. Watt has the ability to do that.
9. Indianapolis Colts
The Colts have allowed 15.3 points per game during their three-game winning streak. The Jaguars rank last in total offense (254.4) and scoring offense (14.6).
10. Denver Broncos
The Broncos rank 10th in total defense (325.1) and 13th in scoring defense (21.9). The Panthers rank 20th in total offense (344.9) and 27th in scoring offense (18.6).
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