Scouting 101: NFL Defensive Tackle Rankings

Our pre-season look at every player in the NFL continues with the defensive tackle rankings. Every NFL defensive tackle has been ranked and graded.

* Please note that the grades given are our own. Each player is ranked in order of who we would want as our starting tackle for the 2008 NFL Season only. We have taken in to account age, production and potential in grading the players below. *

NES Rank:: Player:: Team:: Cap Number ($):: (NES Grade)
1 Haynesworth, Albert Titans 7,250,003 (10)
2 Hampton, Casey Steelers 6,377,083 (10)
3 Williams, Kevin Vikings 4,209,249 (10)
4 Rogers, Shaun Browns 3,433,333 (10)
5 Harris, Tommie Bears 1,645,470 (10)
6 Henderson, John Jaguars 2,890,000 (10)
7 Wilfork, Vince Patriots 2,040,054 (9)
8 Jenkins, Kris Jets 5,900,000 (9)
9 Stroud, Marcus Bills 5,673,386 (9)
10 Williams, Pat Vikings 8,400,124 (9)
11 Dockett, Darnell Cardinals 3,256,240 (8)
12 Okoye, Amobi Texans 2,245,937 (8)
13 Gregg, Kelly Ravens 4,023,386 (8)
14 Redding, Cory Lions 4,983,333 (8)
15 Bunkley, Brodrick Eagles 4,014,720 (8)
16 Williams, Jamal Chargers 2,906,120 (8)
17 Starks, Randy Dolphins 2,350,000 (8)
18 Williams, Corey Browns 3,283,333 (7)
19 Brock, Raheem Colts 4,720,000 (7)
20 Meier, Rob Jaguars 2,755,000 (7)
21 Bernard, Rocky Seahawks 5,500,000 (7)
22 Hoke, Chris Steelers 1,481,720 (7)
23 Williams, Kyle Bills 499,970 (7)
24 Branch, Alan Cardinals 876,240 (7)
25 Bingham, Ryon Chargers 1,781,120 (7)
26 Patterson, Mike Eagles 3,131,250 (7)
27 Ferguson, Jason Dolphins 4,005,760 (7)
28 Robbins, Fred Giants 4,001,666 (7)
29 Pickett, Ryan Packers 3,000,000 (7)
30 Dorsey, Glenn Chiefs Rookie (7)
31 Ellis, Sedrick Saints Rookie (7)
32 Griffin, Cornelius Redskins 6,166,333 (7)
33 Robertson, Dewayne Broncos 11,191,369 (7)
34 Hovan, Chris Buccaneers 2,900,000 (7)
35 Sims, Ryan Buccaneers 1,000,000 (7)
36 Ngata, Haloti Ravens 1,984,990 (6)
37 Johnson, Tank Cowboys 825,000 (6)
38 Watson, Gabe Cardinals 567,074 (6)
39 Thornton, John Bengals 4,625,000 (6)
40 Pitcock, Quinn Colts 515,500 (6)
41 Reagor, Montae Eagles 1,400,000 (6)
42 Alford, Jay Giants 553,820 (6)
43 Jolly, Johnny Packers 468,650 (6)
44 Bannan, Justin Ravens 2,256,720 (6)
45 Edwards, Dwan Ravens 936,720 (6)
46 Young, Brian Saints 2,795,833 (6)
47 Tubbs, Marcus Seahawks 1,377,500 (6)
48 Johnson, Travis Texans 1,904,720 (6)
49 Bryant, Red Seahawks Rookie (6)
50 Adams, Anthony Bears 1,037,500 (6)
51 Thomas, Marcus Broncos 483,480 (6)
52 Edwards, Ron Chiefs 1,850,000 (6)
53 Holliday, Vonnie Dolphins 4,600,000 (6)
54 Cofield, Barry Giants 550,476 (6)
55 Darby, Chartric 'Chuck' Lions 2,195,000 (6)
56 Harrell, Justin Packers 1,598,740 (6)
57 Kemoeatu, Ma'ake Panthers 3,545,000 (6)
58 Wright, Mike Patriots 1,423,720 (6)
59 Clancy, Kendrick Saints 1,833,333 (6)
60 Brown, Tony Titans 1,356,720 (6)
61 Wyms, Ellis Vikings 1,500,000 (6)
62 Franklin, Aubrayo 49ers 1,733,333 (6)
63 McCargo, John Bills 1,575,000 (6)
64 Harris, Steven Broncos 376,480 (6)
65 Boone, Alfonso Chiefs 1,734,375 (6)
66 Lewis, Damione Panthers 1,913,333 (6)
67 Warren, Gerard Raiders 5,000,000 (6)
68 Glover, La'Roi Rams 4,505,760 (6)
69 Sands, Terdell Raiders 3,600,000 (6)
70 Laws, Trevor Eagles Rookie (5)
71 Zgonina, Jeff Texans 1,055,000 (5)
72 Golston, Kedric Redskins 473,579 (5)
73 Ryan, Clifton Rams 418,760 (5)
74 Jefferson, Jason Bills 933,720 (5)
75 Smith, Shaun Browns 2,100,000 (5)
76 McBride, Turk Chiefs 661,240 (5)
77 Babineaux, Jonathan Falcons 814,220 (5)
78 Tyler, Tank Chiefs 551,240 (5)
79 Pouha, Sione Jets 1,869,970 (5)
80 Smith, Le Kevin Patriots 469,470 (5)
81 Wroten, Claude Rams 640,172 (5)
82 Montgomery, Anthony Redskins 492,879 (5)
83 Gordon, Amon Ravens 451,720 (5)
84 Terrill, Craig Seahawks 1,200,000 (5)
85 Lake, Antwan Saints 1,225,000 (5)
86 Thomas, Hollis Saints 2,080,000 (5)
87 Harrison, Marcus Bears Rookie (5)
88 Evans, Fred Vikings 451,360 (5)
89 Dvoracek, Dusty Bears 640,345 (5)
90 Myers, Michael Bengals 880,000 (5)
91 McKinney, Brandon Chargers 451,120 (5)
92 Wright, Rodrique Dolphins 463,347 (5)
93 Brown, Kareem Jets 376,240 (5)
94 Thomas, Santonio Patriots 376,720 (5)
95 Fluellen, Andre Lions Rookie (5)
96 Kennedy, Jimmy Jaguars 705,000 (5)
97 Sopoaga, Isaako 49ers 1,855,000 (5)
98 Soliai, Paul Dolphins 493,260 (4)
99 Ayodele, Remi Cowboys 370,000 (4)
100 Moorehead, Kindal Falcons 661,720 (4)
101 Mosley, C.J. Jets 526,240 (4)
102 Joseph, William Raiders 491,240 (4)
103 Maddox, Anthony Texans 800,000 (4)
104 Allen, Kenderick Vikings 451,360 (4)
105 Sims, Pat Bengals Rookie (4)
106 Peko, Domata Bengals 546,750 (4)
107 Burton, Antwon Broncos 451,480 (4)
108 Jackson, Keith Chargers 301,120 (4)
109 Siavii, Junior Cowboys 445,000 (4)
110 Stanley, Montavious Falcons 451,720 (4)
111 Leisle, Rodney Giants 524,320 (4)
112 Cody, Shaun Lions 1,120,000 (4)
113 Askew, Matthias Redskins 451,720 (4)
114 Mebane, Brandon Seahawks 540,250 (4)
115 Parker, J'Vonne Ravens 451,720 (4)
116 Shaw, Josh Raiders 933,240 (4)
117 Fields, Ronald 49ers 573,250 (4)
118 Adams, Titus Bengals 370,000 (4)
119 Leonard, Louis Browns 376,720 (4)
120 Guion, Letroy Vikings Rookie (4)
121 Okam, Frank Texans Rookie (4)
122 Moore, Dre Buccaneers Rookie (4)
123 Langford, Kendall Dolphins Rookie (4)
124 Pressley, DeMarrio Saints Rookie (4)
125 Fifita, Steve Dolphins 375,760 (3)
126 Anderson, Tim Falcons 491,720 (3)
127 Landri, Derek Jaguars 408,750 (3)
128 Muir, Daniel Packers 383,740 (3)
129 Harris, Orien Saints 375,760 (3)
130 Duckett, Damane 49ers 526,000 (3)
131 Oshinowo, Babtunde Bears 451,720 (3)
132 Bradley, Joe Colts 295,000 (3)
133 Moore, Rashad Falcons 566,720 (3)
134 Lewis, Trey Falcons 401,126 (3)
135 Fitch, Zarnell Ravens 376,720 (3)
136 Alexander, Lorenzo Redskins 376,720 (3)
137 Boykin, McKinley Saints 375,760 (3)
138 Green, Howard Seahawks 605,000 (3)
139 Johnson, Antonio Titans 345,082 (3)
140 Rubin, Ahtyba Browns Rookie (3)
141 Hayden, Nick Panthers Rookie (3)
142 Powell, Carlton Broncos Rookie (3)
143 Ellison, Atiyyah 49ers 526,000 (3)
144 Toeaina, Matt Bears 376,720 (3)
145 McDaniel, Tony Jaguars 447,500 (3)
146 Gibson, Gary Panthers 376,240 (3)
147 Boschetti, Ryan Redskins 451,720 (3)
148 Vickerson, Kevin Titans 451,720 (3)
149 Cohen, Joe 49ers 394,250 (3)
150 Klecko, Dan Eagles 651,720 (2)
151 Ramsey, LaJuan Eagles 469,970 (2)
152 Shirley, Jason Bengals Rookie (2)
153 Booker, Barry Titans 302,500 (2)
154 Lewis, Jonathan Seahawks 370,000 (2)
155 Williams, Steve Panthers 370,000 (2)
156 Patterson, David Falcons 308,386 (2)
157 Clark, Jeremy Eagles 301,720 (2)
158 Bozeman, Michael Broncos 301,480 (2)
159 Cooper, Chris Seahawks 485,000 (2)
160 Johnson, Thomas Jets 451,240 (2)
161 McChesney, Matt Jets 376,240 (2)
162 Jackson, Tommy 'T.J.' Chiefs 376,240 (2)
163 Wright, Manuel Giants 445,000 (1)
164 Talavou, Kelly Seahawks 295,000 (1)
165 Bulman, Tim Texans 370,000 (1)
166 Taylor, Eric Titans 301,720 (1)
167 Winkler, Ulrich Titans 301,720 (1)
168 Paxson, Scott Steelers 301,720 (1)
169 Washburn, Cliff Packers 301,240 (1)
170 Bolston, Conrad Packers 376,240 (1)
171 Thompson, Orrin Packers 370,000 (1)

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