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D/ST rankings for Week 8 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best D/STs going in Week 8 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

T.J. Watt #90 of the Pittsburgh Steelers in action during the game against the Denver Broncos at Heinz Field on October 10, 2021 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images

Week 7 was a good week to play D/STs against Justin Fields, Sam Darnold, Zach Wilson/Mike White and of course Patrick Mahomes. Say what now? Yes, Mahomes and the Chiefs are on the struggle bus, but I’m not going to target a Mahomes led offense with my D/ST until he’s using a walker.

Bye weeks

Las Vegas Raiders, Baltimore Ravens

Streaming options

Cincinnati Bengals vs. New York Jets

The Jets will have Mike White under center, who threw two interceptions in relief of Zach Wilson last week. The Bengals should also be able to get a lead in this one and get the Jets into pass mode late, making White even more vulnerable.

Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers

The Falcons defense isn’t good, but Sam Darnold isn’t either. The Panthers will also be without Christian McCaffrey once again, which makes Darnold’s job that much harder.

San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears

The 49ers defense isn’t nearly what we hoped it would be with Nick Bosa back, but that shouldn’t matter this week against Justin Fields. Fields hasn’t been able to move the ball and has just two touchdown passes to six interceptions. He hadn’t lost a fumble until last week, but he lost two against the Buccaneers and now has six total fumbles on the season.

D/ST rankings for Week 18

Rk Name Opp
Rk Name Opp
1 Washington Football Team @ NYG
2 Dallas Cowboys @ PHI
3 Buffalo Bills vs NYJ
4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs CAR
5 New England Patriots @ MIA
6 Indianapolis Colts @ JAC
7 Kansas City Chiefs @ DEN
8 Tennessee Titans @ HOU
9 Cincinnati Bengals @ CLE
10 Los Angeles Rams vs SF
11 New Orleans Saints @ ATL
12 Minnesota Vikings vs CHI
13 Pittsburgh Steelers @ BAL
14 Arizona Cardinals vs SEA
15 Green Bay Packers @ DET
16 Detroit Lions vs GB
17 Los Angeles Chargers @ LV
18 Philadelphia Eagles vs DAL
19 San Francisco 49ers @ LAR
20 New York Giants vs WAS
21 Baltimore Ravens vs PIT
22 Las Vegas Raiders vs LAC
23 Cleveland Browns vs CIN
24 Chicago Bears @ MIN
25 Miami Dolphins vs NE
26 Carolina Panthers @ TB
27 Seattle Seahawks @ ARI
28 Houston Texans vs TEN
29 Atlanta Falcons vs NO
30 Denver Broncos vs KC
31 Jacksonville Jaguars vs IND
32 New York Jets @ BUF