Fantasy Football: Top 15 Defense and Special Teams for 2017

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Fantasy Football: Top 15 D/ST

#2 Minnesota Vikings

There isn’t much that the Vikings defense doesn’t do well. This is a group that doesn’t get the attention that it deserves, but they are able to grind a football game to a halt. This is a very solid team that can put up some points for Fantasy Football owners.

2016 Ranking: 1st

I don’t really expect a step backwards from the Vikings in 2017. In fact, they may put up even more points than they did last year. I just see another defense stepping up ahead of them. This is still one of the absolute best picks a fantasy owner can make though.

There aren’t any real glaring holes in this defense. The Vikings really do have an answer for just about everything. The only shortcoming I see is that this group might get worn out from being on the field a lot. A Sam Bradford led offense is not something a defense wants to see.