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The Top Five: Best 3-4 Defensive Ends in the NFL

Article By on 2nd July, 2009

... />They're basically just more athletic 4-3 defensive tackles. They must be big, strong, and able to hold at the point of attack. However in the same play, they're expected to be quick and athletic enough to make sure no one gets out around them.

With a couple teams switching to the 3-4 every couple years or so, it's a position that's in much higher demand and should see a real boom over the next 5-10 years, that is until the 3-4 fades out in obscurity again.

Let's not forget that the 3-4 is just a fad coming back around.

Anyway, it's certainly relevant enough in today's NFL to recognize the men who do it best.

Honorable Mention: Glenn Dorsey (Kansas City Chiefs)

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