- Matt Williamson, ESPN.com
The NFL has become a passing league and playing defensive back is harder than ever -- not only because of the more stringent rules but also because of the amazing athletes catching passes in the NFL right now. Athletic receiving tight ends have become more and more in vogue, and stopping such players is extremely difficult. Of course the men delivering the football have much to do with these problems for a defense as well.
There are some elite passers in the game today with superb combinations of physical and mental skills. But what quarterback-receiver/tight end combos are the most difficult for defenses to stop? Here is my list.
Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. analyzes the top five pass-catching combinations in the NFL. Aaron Rodgers appears twice on the list.