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Where The Top Free Agents Landed: Defense

Here's a look at the top 5 free agents at each defensive position from the beginning of the free agency period and where these players landed. The signings are as of March 6 ...

Top Five Defensive Ends

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Name

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2008 Team

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2009 Team

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1

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Chris Canty

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Dallas

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New York Giants

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2

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Bert Berry

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Arizona

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3

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Kevin Carter

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Tampa Bay

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4

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Igor Olshansky

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San Diego

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Dallas

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5

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Kalimba Edwards

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Oakland

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Top Five Defensive Tackles

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Pos.

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Name

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2008 Team

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2009 Team

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1

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Albert Haynesworth

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Tennessee

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Washington

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2

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Rocky Bernard

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Seattle

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New York Giants

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3

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         <td>

Dewayne Robertson

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Denver

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4

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John Thornton

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Cincinnati

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5

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Jovan Haye

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Tampa Bay

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Tennessee

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Top Five Outside Linebackers

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Pos.

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Name

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2008 Team

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2009 Team

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1

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Bart Scott

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Baltimore

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New York Jets

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2

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         <td>

Michael Boley

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Atlanta

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New York Giants

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3

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         <td>

Angelo Crowell

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Buffalo

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4

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         <td>

Takeo Spikes

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San Francisco

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San Francisco

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5

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         <td>

Derrick Brooks

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Tampa Bay

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Top Five Middle Linebackers

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Pos.

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Name

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2008 Team

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2009 Team

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1

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         <td>

Ray Lewis

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Baltimore

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Baltimore

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2

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         <td>

Mike Peterson

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Jacksonville

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3

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         <td>

Jonathan Vilma

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New Orleans

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New Orleans

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4

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         <td>

Andra Davis

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Cleveland

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Denver

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5

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         <td>

Eric Barton

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New York Jets

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Top Five Cornerbacks

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Pos.

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Name

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2008 Team

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2009 Team

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1

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         <td>

Ron Bartell

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St. Louis

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St. Louis

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2

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         <td>

DeAngelo Hall

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Washington

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Washington

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3

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         <td>

Bryant McFadden

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Pittsburgh

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Arizona

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4

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         <td>

Jabari Greer

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Buffalo

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New Orleans

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5

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Phillip Buchanon

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Tampa Bay

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Detroit

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Top Five Safeties

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Pos.

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Name

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2008 Team

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2009 Team

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1

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         <td>

Brian Dawkins

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Eagles

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Denver

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2

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         <td>

Jermaine Phillips

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Tampa Bay

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Tampa Bay

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3

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         <td>

Sean Jones

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Cleveland

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Eagles

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4

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         <td>

Jim Leonhard

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Baltimore

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New York Jets

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5

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Gerald Sensabaugh

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Jacksonville

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