Oct. 29, 2012; Glendale, AZ, USA; San Francisco 49ers linebacker (99) Aldon Smith celebrates a sack of Arizona Cardinals quarterback (19) John Skelton in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. The 49ers defeated the Cardinals 24-3. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

Team Defense Rankings-Who to Start in Fantasy Football Week 10


The top defense in fantasy football all year has been far and away the Chicago Bears. This week the Bears host the Texans in a huge game for both teams an a matchup of two of the top fantasy defenses all year. Because of the matchup though, neither one leads our rankings this week.

Here’s our top 15 fantasy defenses to start NFL week 10:

ZT SC JL
1 San Francisco 49ers Stl 1.3 1 2 1
2 Houston Texans at Chi 4.0 3 6 3
3 Denver Broncos at Car 4.0 6 4 2
4 Chicago Bears Hou 4.7 4 5 5
5 Pittsburgh Steelers KC 4.7 9 1 4
6 Seattle Seahawks NYJ 6.0 2 7 9
7 New York Giants Cin 7.3 13 3 6
8 Baltimore Ravens Oak 9.0 11 9 7
9 New England Buf 10 12 10 8
10 Miami Dolphins Ten 10.3 8 12 11
11 Atlanta Falcons at NO 11.0 5 8 NR
12 Dallas Cowboys at Phi 12.3 7 NR 10
13 Minnesota Vikings Det 12.3 14 11 12
14 Indianapolis Colts at Jac 16 15 NR 13
15 Tampa Bay Buccanneers SD 16.7 10 NR NR

Our ranking team consists of the Fantasy CPR staff: Steve Copps (SC), Jeffrey Littrell (JL), and myself (ZT). NR stands for not rated and counts for 20 in the composite ranking average.

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