PFN Consensus Fantasy Football Week 17 DST Rankings: Do You Need To Start the Denver Broncos and Chicago Bears?

It's championship week in the fantasy football world! Who do you need to start at the DST position from the latest PFN Consensus Rankings?

It’s now championship week in the fantasy football world and fantasy managers have burning start/sit questions! To help guide you, here are the latest PFN Consensus DST Rankings.

Which DST Should You Start in Fantasy Football?

1) San Francisco 49ers | SF (at WAS)
2) Cleveland Browns | CLE (vs. NYJ)
3) New York Jets | NYJ (at CLE)
4) Buffalo Bills | BUF (vs. NE)
5) Kansas City Chiefs | KC (vs. CIN)
6) Philadelphia Eagles | PHI (vs. ARI)
7) Dallas Cowboys | DAL (vs. DET)
8) Denver Broncos | DEN (vs. LAC)
9) Baltimore Ravens | BAL (vs. MIA)
10) Chicago Bears | CHI (vs. ATL)
11) Los Angeles Rams | LAR (at NYG)
12) Indianapolis Colts | IND (vs. LV)
13) New England Patriots | NE (at BUF)
14) Jacksonville Jaguars | JAX (vs. CAR)
15) Green Bay Packers | GB (at MIN)
16) Houston Texans | HOU (vs. TEN)

17) Seattle Seahawks | SEA (vs. PIT)
18) New Orleans Saints | NO (at TB)
19) Pittsburgh Steelers | PIT (at SEA)
20) Los Angeles Chargers | LAC (at DEN)
21) Las Vegas Raiders | LV (at IND)
22) Tampa Bay Buccaneers | TB (vs. NO)
23) Miami Dolphins | MIA (at BAL)
24) Atlanta Falcons | ATL (at CHI)
25) Minnesota Vikings | MIN (vs. GB)
26) Detroit Lions | DET (at DAL)
27) Tennessee Titans | TEN (at HOU)
28) Cincinnati Bengals | CIN (at KC)
29) New York Giants | NYG (vs. LAR)
30) Carolina Panthers | CAR (at JAX)
31) Arizona Cardinals | ARI (at PHI)
32) Washington Commanders | WAS (vs. SF)

The Top DSTs To Start in Week 17

Buffalo Bills (vs. NE)

Analysis by Kyle Soppe | The Buffalo Bills’ defense entered the season as a perceived strength, and we are finally trending back in that direction.

They’ve showcased a reasonable fantasy floor as of late with at least six fantasy points in five of their past six games, including three straight at home.

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While they battle for playoff seeding, the New England Patriots are just looking to play out the string.

If this Bills offense can apply pressure on the Patriots as I expect, we could see a repeat performance of Week 15 against the Dallas Cowboys, a game in which the script allowed the Bills D/ST to overachieve in the fantasy department (11 fantasy points).

Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. CAR)

Analysis by Jason Katz | I must give credit where it’s due. The Carolina Panthers played far better than anyone could’ve anticipated last week. They made the Green Bay Packers quite the poor start in fantasy, but that doesn’t mean we completely shy away from attacking them

Bryce Young is still taking 3.8 sacks per game. He’s also turned the ball over 14 times.

The Jacksonville Jaguars are at home and desperately need to put a stop to their four-game losing streak.

A big defensive effort against one of the worst offenses in the league coming off an anomalous performance is exactly what the doctor ordered.

Looking to make a trade in your fantasy league? Having trouble deciding who to start and who to sit? Setting DFS lineups? Check out PFN’s Free Fantasy Football Trade Analyzer, Start/Sit Optimizer, and DFS Lineup Optimizer to help you make the right decision!

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