4 Defenses to Target in Your Fantasy Football Drafts

Though you'll hopefully be drafting your defense at the end of your drafts, it's still important to strategically select the right one.

Playing the same defense every week in fantasy football isn't smart.

Even the most casual players know this -- streaming the position is the most effective way to optimize output.

So when you enter a draft, your goal isn't to just find the best team defense out there to play week in and week out. Your goal is to find a defense with a good early-season schedule (specifically Week 1) that has high scoring potential. From there, you can play the waiver wire to select defenses with favorable matchups.

So which defenses fit the criteria this year? Let's take a quick look at four of them to target.