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Denver Broncos defense available in half of fantasy football leagues

Some people just aren't paying attention.

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The Denver Broncos defense and special teams have forced seven takeaways. They have two defensive touchdowns in two games. They haven't allowed a passing touchdown this season, and they've only allowed one rushing touchdown this season.

We've talked about how good the Broncos defense is in real-life football. But we haven't talked about the fantasy implications. And those implications are good - good enough to justify MHR's own Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann taking Denver's defense in the 2nd round in our own fantasy football league.

Yet, somehow, the Broncos defense is still a well-kept secret. Even after an offseason of hype and a dominating Week 1, Denver's defense was still owned in just 50% of Yahoo! leagues.

Pro tip

If Denver's defense is available in your league, go pick them up straight away. Make them your top waiver pick of the week, if you must. Because this Orange Crush defense isn't going away anytime soon.