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2022 NFL Free Agents - Defense Edition

Updated: Sep 6, 2022

2022 Free Agency - Defense Edition

Written by: Keith Sheeran


Stephon Gilmore, a top free agent in 2022 / www.patspulpit.com


Here are the 2022 projected free agents for defensive positions. Some players listed may have voidable contracts which would result in them becoming a free agent.


 

EDGE


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  1. Von Miller

  2. Chandler Jones

  3. Whitney Mercilus

  4. Anthony Barr

  5. Bradley Chubb

  6. Haason Reddick

  7. T.J Watt

  8. Dante Fowler

  9. Brandon Graham

  10. Jason Pierre-Paul

  11. Jerry Hughes

  12. Mario Addison

  13. Jadeveon Clowney

  14. Emmanuel Ogbah

  15. William Gholston

  16. Takkarist McKinley

  17. Ryan Kerrigan

  18. Dennis Gardeck

  19. Robert Nkemdiche

  20. Noah Spence

  21. Demone Harris

  22. Sam Hubbard

  23. Barkevious Mingo

  24. Malek Reed

  25. Taco Charlton

  26. Carl Granderson

  27. Marcus Davenport

  28. Josh Sweat

  29. Rasheem Green

  30. Lorenzo Carter

  31. Ryan Anderson

  32. Randy Gregory

  33. Charles Harris

  34. Da’Shawn Hand

  35. Kyler Fackrell

  36. Derick Robinson

  37. Pat O’ Connor


 

DEFENSIVE LINEMEN


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  1. Akiem Hicks

  2. Brandon Williams

  3. Calais Campbell

  4. Justin Ellis

  5. David Perry

  6. Harrison Phillips

  7. Andrew Billings

  8. Sheldon Richardson

  9. Isaiah Mack

  10. Maliek Collins

  11. Linval Joseph

  12. Quinton Jefferson

  13. Solomon Thomas

  14. Akeem Spence

  15. Carl Davis

  16. Vita Vea

  17. Hassan Ridgeway

  18. Malik Jackson

  19. Tanzel Smart

  20. Ryan Glasgow

  21. Jalyn Holmes

  22. Maurice Hurst

  23. Justin Jones

  24. Anthony Rush

  25. Derrick Nnadi

  26. Sebastian Joseph

  27. P.J Hall

  28. Vernon Butler

  29. Bilal Nichols

  30. Larry Ogunjobi

  31. Antwaun Woods

  32. Brent Urban

  33. Carlos Watkins

  34. Justin Hamilton

  35. DeShawn Williams

  36. Joel Heath

  37. Kevin Strong

  38. Bronson Kaufusi

  39. Duke Ejiofor

  40. Tyquan Lewis

  41. Jihad Ward

  42. Taven Bryan

  43. Niles Scott

  44. Austin Johnson

  45. B.J Hill

  46. R.J McIntosh

  47. John Franklin-Myers


 

LINEBACKER


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  1. Fred Warner

  2. Kyzir White

  3. Jamal Carter

  4. Terrance Smith

  5. Zeke Turner

  6. Brandon Copeland

  7. Chris Board

  8. Otaro Alaka

  9. Tremaine Edmunds

  10. Jermaine Carter

  11. Josh Woods

  12. Roquan Smith

  13. Malcolm Smith

  14. Leighton Vander Esch

  15. Josey Jewell

  16. Josh Watson

  17. Alex Anzalone

  18. Darius Leonard

  19. Joe Thomas

  20. Tae Davis

  21. Hardy Nickerson