The Top DFS Running Back and Defense Stacks: Week 15
The good folks at 4for4 have pointed out that one should not base their weekly DFS lineup composition on the RB-DEF stack, as the correlation isn’t nearly as strong as the QB-WR1 combo, for example. But considering RB1s—and only RB1s—get a decent bump in production when their team’s defense scores at least 15 fantasy points, it’s worthwhile to see where this stack might offer upside and differentiation for those who play large-field DFS tournaments.
Running backs and defenses from the same team often face positive circumstances together. It's these conditions, of course, that lead to fantasy points. Sometimes a lot of fantasy points.
Week 14 summary: Our Steelers combo finished with 22 fantasy points as game script never took a massive turn against the Raiders; the Giants stack racked up a cool 49 fantasy points; and the Chargers stack combined for 23 points.
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