NFL Fantasy Preview: DSTs and PKs

Cornerback Richard Sherman is just one reason why you should be welcoming the Seattle DST with open...

Cornerback Richard Sherman is just one reason why you should be welcoming the Seattle DST with open arms for your fantasy team. (Getty Images)

DAN BILICKI, QMI Agency

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After you get by the top three defences, there’s really no reason to reach past the second-last round to grab your team. And I’m not even sure that Chicago warrants more than a late-round selection.

1. Seattle Seahawks

231 points allowed, 36 sacks, 18 INTs, 13 fumbles recovered, 6 TDs, 186 points.

Big, physical defence improved pass rush in off-season after leading league in points allowed.

2. San Francisco 49ers

259 points allowed, 38 sacks, 14 INTs, 11 fumbles recovered, 3 TDs, 155 points.

Somehow might be even stronger with free-agent additions such as Nnamdi Asomugha.

3. Chicago Bears

255 points allowed, 41 sacks, 24 INTs, 20 fumbles recovered, 10 TDs, 226 points.

Consistently one of the best fantasy DSTs, but can it continue with a new coach?

4. Houston Texans

329 points allowed, 44 sacks, 15 INTs, 14 fumbles recovered, 5 TDs, 154 points.

Added an aging Ed Reed, which is more of


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