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Would I be a fool to start the Steelers Defense against the Ravens this week in FF?

Discussion in 'The Steelers Fans Fantasy Football' started by mcam, Sep 28, 2018.

  1. mcam

    mcam Well-Known Member

    Feb 5, 2017
    I'm conflicted :smiley1:. Have been contemplating sitting them this week.

    The other defense I have is the Vikings. They got crushed with -7 points against the Rams. So good choice not to go with them LMAO.

    The Steelers actually are tied with the 6th most points in FF in my league (were tied with the Vikings). Ints, Fumbles (forced and recoveries, etc despite how poorly they've played.

    The defense has been abysmal so far, but for some reason I'm thinking the defense is in for a big game. The reason being playing this team so much.

    But.. Flacco is playing hot with 900 something yards in three games. They played great against us last year after Shazier went down.

    Tough decision. I might be best off sitting the defense this week. Not sure if I have the heart to though.

    I'm thinking they might pull off a big performance this week, but the fact I'm a fan might be clouding my reason lol
  2. steelcurtainmrp

    steelcurtainmrp Well-Known Member

    Nov 15, 2016
    Anyone available in FA is plays a terrible offense?
  3. bigbenhotness

    bigbenhotness Well-Known Member

    Nov 1, 2014
    Steelers defense vs a Ravens team that has failco, who btw is pretty good at Heinz, as well as we can't stop the run or TE's... yeah I expect them to go off for 30+
  4. Jammasterc

    Jammasterc Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2011
    At some point, the D will almost shut down someone having a bad day.

    I’m trying to figure that out as I have the Eagles D and gotta fill that Bye week.
  5. Steelcitian

    Steelcitian Well-Known Member

    Sep 6, 2017
    I have the Eagles D also, but I also have the option of the Chargers D as well. which one would you roll with?
  6. Jammasterc

    Jammasterc Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2011
    Chargers are playing the 49ers with who at QB?
  7. fanforlife


    Sep 5, 2012
    The smart bet this week is the over of 51 on the game. I won the last three weeks on the over. Shouldn't be any different this week.
  8. Smitch89

    Smitch89 Well-Known Member

    Sep 11, 2018
    I had the Vikings defense who gave me that awesome -7
  9. mcam

    mcam Well-Known Member

    Feb 5, 2017
    Yes, the Browns. They're playing the Raiders which have so far been terrible on offense.

    I might have no choice.
  10. mcam

    mcam Well-Known Member

    Feb 5, 2017
    Yeah they haven't been all that spectacular this year either.
  11. turtle


    Jan 14, 2015
    I think the Steelers defense would be a tough play for me. Especially with Hilton out (if he is). And now Edmunds will be full time since Burnett is unlikely to go. John Brown is healthy and he's a tough guy to cover. And the Ravens are averaging over 30 a game.
  12. MattyMo9

    MattyMo9 Well-Known Member

    Dec 11, 2017
    One word answer: Yes

    Have you seen this team play defense??!!
  13. blackandgoldpatrol

    blackandgoldpatrol Well-Known Member

    Dec 5, 2011
    Start the Steelers defense if they were facing the 49ers or bills....... otherwise yes, you're a fool
  14. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

    Oct 16, 2011
    I picked up the Browns last week after watching them keep the Steelers and Saints in check. Netted me 10 points against the Jets.

    That defense is pretty good.
  15. mcam

    mcam Well-Known Member

    Feb 5, 2017
    Decided to pick up the Browns defense last night after getting on here. Has to be better upside potential for at least next week.
  16. mcam

    mcam Well-Known Member

    Feb 5, 2017
    Words of wisdom from Snoop Doggy Dogg. I'm playing. Believe it or not, the Steelers ranked #6 for defenses in the league. The reason was sacks, ints etc..

    So I will keep my eye on them, but for now I picked up the Browns as a safer option this week against the Raiders.
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2018

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