RSS ranks top FA defensive linemen

Posted Mar 10, 2014’s Chris Wesseling named his Top-10 Free Agent Defensive Linemen

While some of the big names have already been locked up, there is still plenty of talent set to hit the free agency market tomorrow at 4 p.m. ET.


2014 Free Agency Central
And that is especially true on the defensive line.

Continuing our breakdown of the top free agents by position, here we take a look at the top defensive ends and defensive tackles, according to

“While this year's free-agent market offers scant playmakers on offense, teams in need of a defensive lineman are in luck,” Chris Wesseling wrote. “Even with Greg Hardy (Panthers), Brian Orakpo (Redskins) and Jason Worilds (Steelers) removed from the equation, there's still a cornucopia of situational pass rushers and run-stuffing interior linemen.”

Below are’s top defensive linemen:

Top defensive ends

1. Michael Johnson, Cincinnati Bengals - VIEW PROFILE

2. Lamarr Houston, Oakland Raiders - VIEW PROFILE

3. Michael Bennett, Seattle Seahawks - (re-signed 3/10)

4. Jared Allen, Minnesota Vikings - VIEW PROFILE

5. Arthur Jones, Baltimore Ravens

Top defensive tackles

1. Jason Hatcher, Dallas Cowboys - VIEW PROFILE

2. Henry Melton, Chicago Bears - VIEW PROFILE

3. B.J. Raji, Green Bay Packers - VIEW PROFILE

4. Randy Starks, Miami Dolphins - VIEW PROFILE

5. Linval Joseph, New York Giants