Fantasy Football Rankings 2015: NFL Week 2 Defenses

Houston All-Pro J.J. Watt had 2 sacks in Week 1. (Getty)

Houston All-Pro J.J. Watt had 2 sacks in Week 1. (Getty)

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While there were a handful of quality defensive performances, only one of 32 teams failed to score a touchdown — the Minnesota Vikings against the San Francisco 49ers (20-3) during the final game of Week 1.

The game is evolving and offenses are becoming more efficient and potent (well, most of them are). Really, defenses are playing catch-up as the offenses appeared to set the tone in most of Week 1’s contests.

And it’s still a little bit early to really tell who the top-notch defensive units will be. There are probably a handful or so you’ll be starting every week, but other than that it’s not so easy.

But if you’re in a season-long fantasy league, you most likely need to use a defense/special teams, so let me stop my whining and move this thing along to my Week 2 rankings.

Each week I’ll be posting fantasy football rankings for quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends and defenses/special teams. Bookmark our fantasy football rankings 2015 page to keep up-to-date on the latest projections and rankings so you know you who to start and who to sit.

Keep reading for our Top 20 defense/special teams rankings for Week 2:

1. Miami Dolphins, at Jaguars

2. St. Louis Rams, at Redskins

3. Carolina Panthers, vs. Texans

4. Baltimore Ravens, at Raiders

5. Tennessee Titans, at Browns

6. Cincinnati Bengals, vs. Chargers

7. Seattle Seahawks, at Packers

8. Houston Texans, at Panthers

9. Cleveland Browns, vs. Titans

10. New Orleans Saints, vs. Buccaneers

11. Detroit Lions, at Vikings

12. Arizona Cardinals, at Bears

13. New England Patriots, at Bills

14. Buffalo Bills, vs. Patriots

15. N.Y. Jets, at Colts

16. Pittsburgh Steelers, vs. 49ers

17. Washington Redskins, vs. Rams

18. Denver Broncos, at Chiefs

19. San Francisco 49ers, at Steelers

20. Kansas City Chiefs, vs. Broncos

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