Top 10 Best NFL Defensive Ends

10. Danielle Hunter

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Danielle Hunter

Danielle Hunter is a Minnesota Vikings defensive end. St. Catherine's youthful starlet is a league standout. The 27-year-old has a run defense grade in the 87th percentile over the previous six seasons. Hunter became a pass-rusher in 2019. He broke his previous career-high pass-rushing grade by ten points.

09. Shaquil Barrett

Shaquil Barrett

Shaquil Akeem Barrett is a Tampa Bay Buccaneers player. Barrett has more opportunities since moving to Tampa Bay. In his first four seasons with Denver, he posted a 74.0 or higher rating but was a rotating player.

08. Chase Young

Chase Young

Chase Young is a Washington football defensive end. Young is one of the league's most promising players. Despite a successful season, Young still has pass-rushing potential to improve. Last season, the 23-year-93.3 old's total grade led all position players.

07. Demarcus Lawrence

Demarcus Lawrence

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Lawrence. The 28-year-old South Carolina defensive end is one of the league's finest pass-rushers. The 30-year-old is also an exceptional run defender. Demarcus is one of seven players at his position with a 90.1 run-defense grade since 2017.

06. Cameron Jordan

Cameron Jordan

Cameron Tyler Jordan plays defensive end for the New Orleans Saints. Jordan rarely leaves the field. The 33-year-old has six consecutive 82.0+ PFF grades. With such durability and top-notch performances, Jordan ranks second at the position in total pressures since 2015.

05. Nick Bosa

Nick Bosa

Nicholas John Bosa is a 49ers defensive end. The 24-year-old expects to reclaim his form this season. Bosa's 80 pressures led all rookies since PFF began tracking in 2006. His 89.8 total grade led 2019 rookies.

04. Myles Garrett

Myles Garrett

Garrett is a Cleveland Browns defensive end. Garett's toughness makes him a reliable Browns player. He ranks 98th in pass-rushing grade, pass-rush grade on proper pass sets, and pass-rush grade without play-action. Not to add, the 26-year-old is a star.

03. Joey Bosa

Joey Bosa

Joseph Anthony Bosa, a Los Angeles Chargers player, is third. The dynamic outside linebacker quickly became a premier pass-rusher. As a rookie, Bosa had 59 pressures. He's the only active edge rusher since 2016 with a pass-rush victory rate above 20%.

02. T.J. Watt

T.J. Watt

T. J. Watt is a Pittsburgh Steelers player. Watt's solid presence helps him command the field. The 28-year-pass-rushing old's stats in Pittsburgh are outstanding. Wisconsin's outside linebacker is second in pressures, behind Shaquil Barrett.

01. Khalil Mack

Khalil Mack

Khalil Delshon Mack is a Chargers linebacker and defensive end.  Khalil's intelligence was immediately apparent. Mack was awarded Defensive Rookie of the Year by ESPN's NFL Live. His numbers reflect his domination. The 31-year-old has a grade above 85.0 in all seven NFL seasons.