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NFL: Top defensive teams this season.

Graphicle: With the 2017 NFL season rapidly approaching, we compared the top defenses. The Patriots and Texans lead; did your team make the cut?

NFL Team Rankings

Top 5 Defenses

With the 2017 NFL season rapidly approaching, we set out to compare the defenses that will be starting. Below is a shortlist of the top 7, but we'll leave it up to you to choose & rank the Top 5. Let us know your picks in the comments!

Seattle Seahawks


13 FFUM

12 INT

319.6 YD/A

1141 TCK

58 PD*

42 SCK

Houston Texans


18 FFUM

16 INT

300.1 YD/A

1130 TCK

87 PD*

32 SCK

Denver Broncos


20 FFUM

11 INT

316.1 YD/A

974 TCK

78 PD*

40 SCK

New England Patriots


22 FFUM

2 INT

328.3 YD/A

1199 TCK

38 PD*

24 SCK

New York Giants


16 FFUM

16 INT

343.6 YD/A

1170 TCK

83 PD*

22 SCK

Kansas City Chiefs


12 FFUM

8 INT

369.7 YD/A

1025 TCK

48 PD*

32 SCK

Minnesota Vikings


20 FFUM

5 INT

314.9 YD/A

1042 TCK

63 PD*

38 SCK

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