Thursday, August 23, 2012

Top Ten Defensive Ends heading into 2012

Top Ten Defensive Ends heading into 2012

1 Jared Allen almost broke the leagues sack record in 2011 Allen's motor never ends is relentless is not only a great pass rusher he is. Also a great run stopper

2 Julius Peppers still is a freak athlete at 6"6 290 pounds but is still quick as ever can rusher the passer stop the run and can cause fumbles get interceptions and block field goals

3 Jason Pierre Paul Known as JPP the Giants have the best pass rush in the league and JPP is the most talented of the trio might be the most athletic player in the NFL great first step rush speed and has great strength an plays the run well JPP Is just scratching the surface of his tremendous potential

4 Justin Smith The best 3-4. Defensive end. Was one of the biggest contributors for the 49ners having the best defense in the league is relentless never takes a down off and is stout at defending the run

5 Trent Cole one of the most underrated DE in the game is excellent as a pass rusher and great at stopping the run

6 Justin Tuck has a injury plagued 2011 season but stepped his play up in time to help the giants during their super bowl run when healthy Tuck is a elite pass rusher using his speed and strength to get to qbs and also a very good run stopper.

7 Mario Williams The Former 1 overall pick was on his way to a monster season before being injured but when healthy he is a beast pass rusher

8 Jason Babin Babin has turned himself into a probowl caliber player over the last 2 years is an elite edge rusher would be higher on the rankings if he. Improved his run defense

9 Chris Long The Son of Hall of Famer Howie Long has finally started to put it together and have the type of seasons that made his dad a pro football hall of famer great edger rusher and also a effective run stopper is the leader on a young but very talented st louis rams dline 

10 Calais Campbell is a huge man and has also a great run stopping defensive end and his pass rushing. Skills have improved with career high 8 sacks in 2011
Just missed the cut John Abraham Cliff Avril Robert Mathis Chris Clemons Osi Umenyoria

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