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1. Cleveland Browns

Cleveland plays host to the Miami Dolphins this coming Sunday. As of late, Miami has been somewhat competitive in games and managing to scores points. Ryan Fitzpatrick has been taking care of the football, with only one turnover in the past three games. The law of averages means that is due to change. Playing this defense means banking on a four interception game from Fitzpatrick. I would like this unit even more if Myles Garrett was around, but they should be a safe D/ST nonetheless.

2. Atlanta Falcons

Have the Falcons figured out their defensive woes since the bye? Through two weeks, that appears to be the case. In the past two games, Atlanta has an impressive eleven sacks, and just forced Kyle Allen into throwing four interceptions last Sunday. This bodes well for their chances at home against Jameis Winston. The Buccaneers have a poor offensive line, as Winston has been under pressure all season long. Plus, we all know how much of a turnover machine he is. This unit makes for an interesting stream, as the match up gives them quite a bit of upside.

3. Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars head to Tennessee to take on divisional foe the Titans. Tennessee is coming off a bye week, so that may give them an opportunity to implement knew schemes. However, I still like the Jags chances here, as the Titans aren’t an offensive powerhouse. Ryan Tannehill is always live for a multiple turnover game, and he likes to hold onto the ball in the pocket. This is good news for a Jacksonville pass rush that’s just as effective as it’s been in past years. With limited receiving threats to worry about, expect the Jags to pin their ears back and attack Tannehill all game long.

4. Dallas Cowboys

Dallas heads to north to battle the New England Patriots. It’s tough to recommend a defense playing in Foxborough, but the Cowboys do have some upside in this match up. With the Patriots having glaring offensive line issues, expect Dallas to be in Brady’s face all game long. This will force him into quick throws on underneath routes. The Cowboys also have good enough corners to eliminate Brady’s deep threats. With a dink and dunk game plan, don’t expect the Patriots to run up the score. Plus, with the offensive line issues, there is some sack upside in this game. Brady will likely not turn the ball over, but the Cowboys D/ST should do just enough to make them a viable streaming candidate.

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