Week 1 Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Buy the Bills

The Bills defense gets an opportunity to start their season off against the Jets, who are projected to have one of the league's worst offenses in 2017. Which other defensive units get a solid matchup in Week 1?

With Week 1 of the 2017 NFL season upon us, it's not surprising that everyone wants their fantasy football teams to start the year off with a win. Behind a big performance, team defenses can go a long way in tipping the scales in your favor.

If you're reading this article, presumably you were not one of the first in your league to draft a defense, instead opting to grab one late. Smart move. Streaming defenses has become a popular strategy for many players, and for good reason. Even a poor defense in a great matchup can present more upside and help you win a particular week, whereas a better defense may have a tougher matchup and struggle to put up fantasy points.

We'll be combing through the waiver wire every week of the season to identify low-owned teams set up with a great matchup to give you an edge. The focus will be on teams owned in about 50% of less in both ESPN and Yahoo platforms. Our goal is to identify teams poised to finish as a top-12 scorer for that given week.

To help your fantasy team start 1-0, here are three teams with great matchups in Week 1.