The old saying that "defense wins championships" doesn't usually apply in fantasy football.
The Denver Broncos might be an exception.
They've been the hands-down top team defense in fantasy, racking up an NFL-leading 30 sacks while surrendering the fewest yards and points. And that has translated into a heck of a positional advantage for Denver owners.
Consider: my longest-running Yahoo league — scoring two points for takeaways, one for sacks and 10 for shutouts — has Denver averaging 14.13 points per game. That's nearly four full points better than No. 2 St. Louis, the kind of weekly edge Rob Gronkowski owners were hoping for at tight...