D/ST Streaming: Week 6

In most leagues, only about 12-14 D/STs are on rosters, leaving owners with a palatable amount of options if they are in need of a defense. Streaming your defense based on opponent strength and expected game script can give fantasy owners untapped upside on their roster.

(Author’s Note: This column will be updated by Friday afternoon every week to offer and reflect all of the latest injury news and analysis to aid in your decision-making).

Here are the three lower-owned (below 40%) options for Week 6:

  1. Buffalo Bills (vs. San Francisco 49ers):

Once again, the Bills DST makes the top of our streaming list. Buffalo’s defensive unit scored a touchdown last week, which may artificially influence our expectation for this game on the horizon, but Rex Ryan and Buffalo's defense has really turned the ship around after a sluggish start. After getting demolished for 37 points at home vs. the Jets in Week 2, Buffalo’s defense is arguably been one of the best in the league. In fact, the Bills h...

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Graham Barfield
Senior Analyst

Graham is a senior analyst for Fantasy Guru and works closely with statistics to produce quanitative analysis for complementary weekly content. He will be appearing before the season and during the season on The Fantasy Guru Podcast with John Hansen and Joe Dolan. Be sure to follow Graham on Twitter at @GrahamBarfield.