Fantasy Football Team Defense and IDP Rankings: Week 8

Ryan Lester@LestersLegendsSenior Writer IOctober 29, 2010

Here are my Week 8 team defense rankings.

 

1. Dallas vs. Jacksonville

2. Kansas City vs. Buffalo

3. Tampa Bay @ Arizona

4. Washington @ Detroit

5. New York Jets vs. Green Bay

6. Pittsburgh @ New Orleans

7. Denver @ San Francisco

8. St. Louis vs. Carolina

9. San Francisco vs. Denver

10. Seattle @ Oakland

11. Cincinnati vs. Miami

12. New England vs. Minnesota

13. Tennessee @ San Diego

14. Carolina @ St. Louis

15. Miami @ Cincinnati


Inside the numbers:

  • Jacksonville is one of two teams, along with Chicago, that has allowed at least 15 sacks with at least 11 INTs.
  • Arizona has allowed 21 sacks and has only managed 237.8 yards per game.
  • Carolina is dead last with 12.5 points per game. Everyone else has at least 16.1 ppg.
  • Tennessee is tied for the league lead with 25 sacks. They are facing the Chargers, who have lost 12 fumbles.

 

Here are my Week 8 IDP rankings.

 

1. Jerod Mayo (NE) vs. MIN:  45 tackles in past three games.

2. Stephen Tulloch (TEN) @ SD:  58 tackles in past five games.

3. Chad Greenway (MIN) vs. NE:  34 tackles in past three games.

4. Brian Cushing (HOU) @ INDY:  17 tackles in past two games.

5. LaRon Landry (WAS) @ DET:  Averaging 9.7 tackles per game this year.

6. Lawrence Timmons (PIT) @ NOL:  Averaging 10.3 tackles per game this year.

7. London Fletcher (WAS) @ DET:  Averaging 9.7 tackles per game this year.

8. A.J. Hawk (GB) @ NYJ:  45 tackles in past four games.

9. Patrick Willis (SF) vs. DEN:  Recorded second double-digit tackle game of season.

10. James Anderson (CAR) @ STL:  Averaging 10 tackles per game.

11. D.J. Williams (DEN) @ SF:  Averaging nine tackles per game.

12. Jon Beason (CAR) @ STL

13. DeMarcus Ware (DAL) vs. JAX:  Has 27 tackles and eight sacks on the year.

14. Paul Posluszny (BUF) @ KC:  Averaging 9.5 tackles per game this year.

15. James Harrison (PIT) @ NO:  44 tackles and five sacks on the year.



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