Las Vegas Raiders

DEF, Las Vegas Raiders

2022 Fantasy Rankings

DEF # 19 (Tier 2)

Position Rankings

1 Fantasy Football Calculator (12-team PPR)
2 2021 season, PPR scoring

Fantasy News Last 90 Days

  • Raiders Defense Not A Recommended Option In Week 12

    The Las Vegas Raiders defense draws a tough road matchup against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 12. The Seahawks have been excellent on offense this season, averaging the fifth-most points per game and the 10th-most yards of total offense. The Raiders, meanwhile, have not been a very good fantasy defense, ranking dead last in the league with just 13 sacks and 29th with only three interceptions. The Seahawks are 3.5-point home favorites in a game with a high over/under set at 47.5 points. The Raiders' defense is a unit to avoid from a fantasy perspective heading into Week 12.

    Nov 22 · Source via Raiders Las Vegas Raiders
  • Raiders Defense A Low-End Option In Week 11

    The Las Vegas Raiders defense will face off against quarterback Russell Wilson and the struggling Denver Broncos in Week 11. While this may seem like a perfect matchup to stream a defense against, it's hard to recommend such a poor unit. The Raiders are a top-5 matchup for both quarterbacks and running backs and have recorded just 10 sacks total in 2022. You can certainly do better than them as a streaming defense, regardless of the matchup.

    Nov 17 · Source via Raiders Las Vegas Raiders
  • Raiders Defense Records One Sack, One Fumble Recovery

    The Las Vegas Raiders' defense is far from an elite unit, and its fantasy defense and special teams unit didn't pay off for fantasy managers who streamed it. The matchup looked juicy as the Colts' offensive line has struggled all season, but the Raiders were limited to just one sack and one fumble recovery in the Week 10 game. Jonathan Taylor rushed for 147 yards and a touchdown, and Matt Ryan threw for 222 yards and zero interceptions. The Raiders' defense will get another solid matchup against the Denver Broncos next week, but they're still far from the fantasy radar.

    Nov 14 · Source via Raiders Las Vegas Raiders
  • Raiders Defense A Potential Streamer Against The Colts

    The Las Vegas Raiders' defense/special teams have been brutal this season, allowing 25.1 points (27th in the NFL) and 371.3 (28th in the NFL) total yards per game. Las Vegas has a plus matchup against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 10. Sunday's game between the Colts and Raiders has an over/under of 42.5 points, with Indianapolis having an implied total of just 18.5 points. Fantasy managers looking for a potential DST streamer can use the Raiders, as the Colts' offense has sputtered this season, averaging 14.7 points per game, last in the NFL.

    Nov 10 · Source via Raiders Las Vegas Raiders
  • Raiders Defense Not An Ideal Option In Week 7

    The Raiders defense is entering the week allowing 26 points per game to its opponents in 2022-23. That puts the unit behind only Seattle, Cleveland, New Orleans, and Detroit for the worst season average thus far. While the Texans certainly don't possess the league's most explosive offense, the team still has some potent playmakers, notably rookie Dameon Pierce and wideout Brandin Cooks and Nico Collins. Unless desperate, fantasy managers may want to look elsewhere for a defense heading into Week 7.

    Oct 22 · Source via Raiders Las Vegas Raiders
  • Raiders Defense Picks Up Three Sacks In Week 5

    The Las Vegas Raiders defense struggled in a 30-29 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 5. The Raiders built a 20-10 lead at halftime, only to allow the Chiefs to score 20 points in the second half to complete a comeback win. Las Vegas finished with three sacks but was unable to record a turnover in the divisional loss. The Raiders will have a chance to rest up during their bye in Week 6 before they draw a plus matchup against the Houston Texans in Week 7.

    Oct 11 · Source via Raiders Las Vegas Raiders
  • Raiders Defense Not A Great Week 4 Fantasy Option

    The Las Vegas Raiders defense has struggled to open the 2022 season as they have allowed 25.7 points per game, eighth-most in the NFL, through three games. They will face the Denver Broncos at home in Week 4, and although the new-look Broncos are yet to impress on offense, this could be a get-right game for Russell Wilson and company. With another divisional matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs on deck and a bye following in Week 6, the Raiders DST can be left on fantasy waiver wires.

    Oct 1 · Source via Raiders Las Vegas Raiders
  • Team Defense Stats

    SeasonTeamGFPtsFP/GSackINTRetFRDefTDSafetyPtsAllow
    2020LV1636.02.32110500478
    2021LV1750.02.9356701439
    2022LV1143.03.91641120276

    2022

    WkVsScoreFPtsSackINTRetFRDefTDSafetyPtsAllow
    1@LACL 19-243.00030024
    2ARIL 23-293.01110029
    3@TENL 22-242.01100024
    4DENW 32-2310.03011023
    5@KCL 29-303.03000030
    7HOUW 38-2010.01121020
    8@NOL 0-240.00000024
    9@JACL 20-271.00010027
    10INDL 20-252.01010025
    11@DENW 22-163.03000016
    12@SEAW 40-346.03120034

    2021

    WkVsScoreFPtsSackINTRetFRDefTDSafetyPtsAllow
    1BALW 33-275.03020027
    2@PITW 26-173.02100017
    3MIAW 31-284.02000128
    4@LACL 14-282.02000028
    5CHIL 9-202.02000020
    6@DENW 34-249.05310024
    7PHIW 33-224.02020022
    9@NYGL 16-234.03010023
    10KCL 14-410.00000041
    11CINL 13-324.03010032
    12@DALW 36-331.01000033
    13WASL 15-172.01100017
    14@KCL 9-483.03000048
    15@CLEW 16-140.00000014
    16DENW 17-132.02000013
    17@INDW 23-201.01000020
    18LACW 35-324.03100032
    WC@CINL 19-262.02000026

    2020

    WkVsScoreFPtsSackINTRetFRDefTDSafetyPtsAllow
    1@CARW 34-301.01000030
    2NOW 34-241.00100024
    3@NEL 20-363.02100036
    4BUFL 23-301.01000030
    5@KCW 40-324.03100032
    7TBL 20-450.00000045
    8@CLEW 16-61.0001006
    9@LACW 31-263.02010026
    10DENW 37-127.02410012
    11KCL 31-351.00100035
    12@ATLL 6-432.01100043
    13@NYJW 31-286.03120028
    14INDL 27-440.00000044
    15LACL 27-301.01000030
    16MIAL 25-263.03000026
    17@DENW 32-312.02000031

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