Nickel Package: Five teams with DT needs 

November, 14, 2012

Defensive prospects are dominating the top of the draft board, and defensive linemen in particular are standing out.

Defensive linemen occupy 15 spots in my ranking of the top 32 overall prospects, so this week's Nickel Package will look at five teams with a need at defensive tackle and the prospects who could fit their schemes.

I'll examine teams with defensive end needs next week, but here's how the top defensive tackles on the board might fit with teams looking to bolster the interior of their front sevens.

First, a quick list of the seven players from the DT class who are in the top 32, with non-seniors noted with an asterisk.