The NFL's top five pass-rushers
In a crowded field of elite pass-rushers, Dallas' DeMarcus Ware tops the list
We hear it continuously: The NFL has become a quarterbacks league. Quarterbacks are more protected in the pocket today, and the rules favor the passing game more than ever. Because of the increased pressure on opposing secondaries, pass-rushers who can pressure the pocket without the aid of extra defenders are premium commodities.
Here are the five guys who do it best today in the NFL, with honorable mentions included at the bottom:
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