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Fantasy football: Pick your defense based on weekly matchups

The Bengals were universally considered a top-five fantasy defense prior to the season. Through two games, Cincinnati has amassed 11 fantasy points.

Two games is a small sample size, but in fantasy football it doesn’t take much more than two underperforming games to convince an owner they have a problem. In the real world the Bengals certainly have a solid defense, but this isn’t the real world. If Cincinnati isn’t going to ring up sacks and take interceptions to the house, what good is it?

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