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ALL-EVERYTHING

Andy Benoit weighs in with his halfway heroes, up-and-comers and overlooked gems, plus his woulda-couldas—guys who might've been big had they not gotten hurt

OFFENSE

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DL

DL

DL

OLB

OLB

ILB

ILB

CB

CB

S

S

ALL-PRO

J.J. WATT TEXANS

JURRELL CASEY TITANS

NDAMUKONG SUH LIONS

VON MILLER BRONCOS

DEANDRE LEVY LIONS

LUKE KUECHLY PANTHERS

LARRY FOOTE CARDINALS

QIB TALIB BRONCOS

VONTAE DAVIS COLTS

TROY POLAMALU STEELERS

EARL THOMAS SEAHAWKS

ALL-UPSTARTS*

KHALIL MACK RAIDERS

DONTARI POE CHIEFS

AARON DONALD RAMS

ANTHONY BARR VIKINGS

LAVONTE DAVID BUCCANEERS

LUKE KUECHLY PANTHERS

C.J. MOSLEY RAVENS

KYLE FULLER BEARS

XAVIER RHODES VIKINGS

HARRISON SMITH VIKINGS

D.J. SWEARINGER TEXANS

ALL-UNDERRATED

CEDRIC THORNTON EAGLES

MIKE DANIELS PACKERS

SEN'DERRICK MARKS JAGUARS

CONNOR BARWIN EAGLES

JO-LONN DUNBAR RAMS

TAHIR WHITEHEAD LIONS

CURTIS LOFTON SAINTS

GREG TOLER COLTS

LEODIS MCKELVIN BILLS

ANTOINE BETHEA 49ERS

HUSAIN ABDULLAH CHIEFS

ALL-INJURED

CHRIS LONG RAMS

DARNELL DOCKETT CARDINALS

B.J. RAJI PACKERS

ROBERT MATHIS COLTS

BRIAN ORAKPO REDSKINS

DERRICK JOHNSON CHIEFSI

SEAN LEE COWBOYS

JIMMY SMITH RAVENS

CHARLES TILLMAN BEARS

TYVON BRANCH RAIDERS

JAIRUS BYRD SAINTS

*THREE OR FEWER YEARS OF NFL EXPERIENCE

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