A knee injury that prevented
Though he had already gained a reputation as a strong pass rusher, Houston was one of the defensive surprises of the NFL early in the year with 7 1/2 sacks in his first three games. But he has had just 3 1/2 since and none in his last three games played before sustaining the injury.
After three weeks of lackluster production, the
The special teams made the biggest contribution. Dexter McCluster returned a punt 74 yards for a touchdown, and Quintin Demps returned a kick 95 yards for a touchdown. But the defense was impressive in its own right, piling up six sacks, recording an interception and recovering a fumble. The Chiefs held the Redskins to 10 points on 257 yards.
Granted, it was a favorable matchup for the Chiefs DST, but the matchup Week 15 at Oakland is even more favorable. Now that the Chiefs are past the toughest portion of their schedule, their DST is back to being a must-start Fantasy unit.
Cooper, a rookie, is averaging 2.8 tackles in 13 games this season. He does have three interceptions, though.
Jackson also had four tackles, including two solo.