Gradually, the NFL has become a pass-friendly league, as the majority of the recent rule changes have been in favor of the offense. If teams are going to the air more to gain yardage, then opposing defenses must rush the quarterback better to be far more effective in pass coverage.
A pass-rusher's primary responsibility is getting to the quarterback. The league hasn’t seen such an infusion of young, athletic pass rushers in a real long time. They all can disrupt a backfield.
Here are the NFL’s best young pass-rushers.