Week 2 Defense and Special Teams (DST) Rankings and Analysis – Fantasy Football 2013

Wow! Week 1 had a ton of surprises didn’t it! The fumble issues by some key backs, all the safeties, the Jets with the upset. The list goes on and on! I was in Minneapolis watching my Blue Jays play the Twins all weekend and on Sunday I barely watched any baseball because I had my face glued to the TV watching football. What can I say, I’m a little addicted to football.

Week 2 has a lot of great match ups, can’t wait for the Sunday nighter. 49ers and Seahawks is going to be a war! My number 1 defense this week is the Bengals. The Titans got to Big Ben 5 times! The Titans are nothing compared to that defense in Cincinnati, could be a very long day for Ben and his Steelers. Who knows though, if week 2 is anything like week 1, it will be full of surprises. Enjoy the week 2 defense and special teams rankings and analysis!



RankTeamAnalysisWeek 2
1BengalsBengals have a great defense and the Steelers run game is a mess. Love this matchup. Ben was sacked 5 times by the Titans. PIT
2PatriotsPats at home, always seem to crush the Jets. NYJ
3BearsBears secondary is great and Ponder is terrible. MIN
4Texans TEN
5BroncosHold on tight Wilson! Broncos D is better than the Cowboys’ and
took the ball 6 times.
6Seahawks SF
749ers @SEA
8Steelers @CIN
9PackersRG3 looked stiff, looked to get back into form later, still don’t trust him just yet. WSH
10RavensWeeden is nowhere near Peyton Manning, bounce back game for T-sizzle’s defense. CLE
11Browns @BAL
12CowboysCowboys D looked good against the Giants early on, 6 turnovers. Like them
This week.
13EaglesLook out Ryan Matthews, that new 3-4 defense looked good against the run. SD
14CardinalsPeterson vs Megatron, should be a good battle. DET
15Rams @ATL
16Vikings @CHI
17Chargers @PHI
18Jets @NE
19Buccaneers NO
20Dolphins @IND
21Panthers @BUF
22Giants DEN
23Falcons STL
24Redskins @GB
25Jaguars @OAK
26Titans @HOU
27Lions @ARI
28Bills CAR
29Colts MIA
30Chiefs DAL
31Saints @TB
32Raiders JAC

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Ryan Olinyk

Staff Writer for FTA.
I cover the DST weekly rankings as well as the DST waiver wire articles.
Cowboys, Trail Blazers and Blue Jays.
Any subject in fantasy sports, lets talk!
  • coolandthegang

    So I have the Bears and the Texans. You’d start Chicago?

  • Ryan_13

    Ya man, either way you should get a good score from your D and really it could go either way with those two defenses , I just really don’t like Ponder. As good as Peterson is , I just think Ponder looked bad. The Chargers did score 4 touchdowns against the Texans.
    That’s why I ranked the Bears ahead , but like I said you should score some points either way.

  • coolandthegang

    Thx man

  • ProzacDealer

    What’s your outlook on the Chiefs? I saw them blow up against the Jags, but have to admit that’s like shooting fish in a barrel.

    My logic is trying to sort out whether KC or Carolina has more long term defensive value ahead.

  • Ryan_13

    I wanna see it against a better team than the Jags. Gabbert is terrible. If they can do it against the Cowboys this week then they could be something. Carolina’s defense is really good against the run. Held Lynch to only 43 yards. So as of now I’d say Carolina has more long term value now. But keep an eye on KC this week. They also play Philly next week on Thursday , so two tough matchups and on a short week. Could be a good test for the Chiefs and see how good they are.