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First look at the 2013 DL class

8/24/2012

Defensive Cheat Sheets: DL | LBs | DBs

When evaluating defensive linemen, it's important to examine all aspects of their game -- ability to rush the passer and defend the run, instincts, motor, toughness and quickness.

Here's how we rank the top defensive ends and defensive tackles in various position-specific areas (draft-eligible underclassmen denoted with an asterisk) as well as a look at all linemen with a draftable grade and Round 1 and 2 picks in 2012.