Best NFL Defensive Players of 2006-2016

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This list counts down the best NFL defensive players from 2006-2016.

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1JJ WattJustin James "J. J." Watt is an American football defensive end for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.
2Ray LewisRaymond Anthony Lewis Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played his entire 17-year career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.
3Charles WoodsonCharles Woodson is a former American football cornerback and free safety. He played college football for Michigan, where he led the Wolverines to a national championship in 1997. Woodson, a "two-way player" who played both offense and defense, won the Heisman Trophy in the same year, becoming the second, ...read more.
4Darrelle RevisDarrelle Shavar Revis is an American football cornerback who currently plays for the New York Jets in the National Football League.
5Troy PolamaluTroy Aumua Polamalu is a former American football strong safety who played his entire twelve-year career for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.

Led the defense to whopping 7 #1 Total Defense out of his 12 years & 2 #2 Total Defense. Undoubtedly the heart and soul of the team.

6Khalil MackKhalil Mack is an American football defensive end and outside linebacker for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.
7Fletcher CoxFletcher Cox is an American football defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.
8Patrick PetersonPatrick Peterson is an American football cornerback and return specialist for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League.
9Marcell DareusMarcell Dareus, is an American football defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League.
10Muhammad WilkersonMuhammad Wilkerson is an American football defensive end for the New York Jets of the National Football League.

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11Tyrann MathieuTyrann Devine Mathieu is an American football safety for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League.
12Kam ChancellorKameron Darnel "Kam" Chancellor is an American football strong safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.
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2. Ray Lewis
3. Charles Woodson
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