Week 15 Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Flying With the Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons get a juicy matchup at home against the San Francisco 49ers this week. What other defenses are in a great spot?

Welcome to Week 15. If you're reading this column, you've presumably either advanced or qualified for the playoffs in your fantasy football league. Congratulations!

Last week, we had a mixed bag of results in this column. Our primary option, the Cincinnati Bengals, finished with the 12th-best defensive performance on the week. One of our secondary options, the Atlanta Falcons, finished with the best defensive score after dismantling the Los Angeles Rams. Finally, our third option, the Detroit Lions, disappointed by finishing 23rd.

Now, on to Week 15, and for some of you, the second round of the fantasy playoffs.

If you haven't been following this column all year, we're combing through the waiver wire to identify low-owned defenses with great matchups. For this exercise, we're focusing on teams that are less than 50% owned on both ESPN and Yahoo. Our goal is to identify units poised to finish as a top-12 scorer this week.