The 2018 NFL season is seven weeks old and it’s time to start picking up streaming defenses from your fantasy football waiver wire, they are wrong. Unless you own a top-5 defense, you are better off finding the best option each week from your fantasy football waiver wire. So, instead of letting your competition beat you to the punch, use your fantasy football waiver wire to find the team defense that is going to help you win your matchup.

Let’s get things started by taking a look at some fantasy football waiver wire team defenses that could help your team in Week 8.

New England Patriots, D/ST

New England’s defense bolstered its Week 7 fantasy point total with a touchdown off a blocked punt, but they did sack Mitch Trubisky twice and intercepted two passes for the third straight game. In Week 8, they Patriots get the best matchup a defense can get.

If Derek Anderson now starting under center for the Buffalo Bills wasn’t good enough for opposing defenses, running back LeSean McCoy left Sunday’s game against the Colts with a concussion too. Chris Ivory has been solidly productive in McCoy’s stead, but he’s a downgrade talent-wise when all things are equal. Buffalo has turned the ball over multiple times in five of seven games this season, while ceding multiple sacks in six of seven.

The Patriots’ defense is the priority streamer for Week 8. There’s no downside, and the upside to win a week for fantasy owners next Monday night.

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