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This week's projections concern the defense/special teams position. According to the CBSSports.com projections, they see the Cowboys defense/special teams as the #12 unit with 16 INTs, 13 fumble recoveries and 46 sacks. The 46 sacks projection would lead the league.
While the Cowboys defense was very good last year in terms of regular football production (they were second to the Jets in points allowed), in fantasy, the sacks, turnovers and points scored from the defense are an important element. Dallas did very well in terms of sacks and that shouldn't change this year. DeMarcus Ware is going to get his, we're expecting a jump in Anthony Spencer's production, and the slew of rookie and second-year linebackers could also make an impact. Where the Cowboys need to improve if they are to become an elite fantasy defense is in the turnover category. They were in the middle of the pack for fumble recoveries and near the bottom of the league in interceptions in 2009.
So what say you? Can the Dallas defense make the jump this year and become a defense that not only limits points and get sacks, but also produces in the turnover category?
Consider this an open thread to discuss Fantasy Football.
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