Fantasy Football: Top 15 Defense and Special Teams for 2017

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Cincinnati Bengals
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Fantasy Football: Top 15 D/ST

#11 Cincinnati Bengals

In all reality, this defense has the talent to be ranked much higher on this list. However, they have struggled to keep things together in recent years. Fantasy Football owners should learn to be wary of the Bengals by now. However, they could be a gem towards the end of your draft.

2016 Ranking: 19th

In terms of just general talent, the Bengals should absolutely be a top ten defense in your Fantasy Football rankings. It’s just waiting for that other shoe to drop that keeps them out. Something always happens, whether it’s a major injury or suspension. We’ve just become used to that.

If they stay healthy and out of trouble though, this unit could be a huge steal for you at the end of your fantasy draft. Keep them on your radar, especially if you jumped on a defense earlier and are looking for a nice backup squad.