Commentary

Scouts: Ranking the playoff defenses

Originally Published: January 5, 2012
By Matt Williamson | Scouts Inc.
The playoffs feature some fantastic groups in the front seven. The defensive lines and linebacker position are loaded with terrific players such as Justin Smith, Terrell Suggs, James Harrison, Clay Matthews and so many others.

There are some great players among the defensive backs, too, but overall, the position group is a little light. With so many fantastic quarterbacks and receivers about to showcase their skills this postseason, that might lead to serious production through the air.