The 15 Toughest Defenses in the NFL

There is nothing like a mean, stout, hard-nosed defense.

On this list, we celebrate those units, predicting which 15 defenses will be the toughest for offenses to deal with this season.

From those defenses that stuff the run, to those loaded in the secondary, and finally those that just like to smash people, we've got every type of defense covered here.

So get ready to celebrate the bashers, the ball-hawks and the big boys that stuff the line.

It's hitting season, baby!

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