Six defensive players are set dominate Week 2 of the NFL season. Four are premier pass-rushers that face favourable matchups, while the other is returning from a suspension and could be the decisive factor in his team pulling off a mild upset on the road.
Another is a veteran defensive tackle, set to play a key role in one of the week's biggest fixtures. Four of the players on this list have yet to register meaningful statistics, while the other two can build on stellar Week 1 performances.
Here are the six defensive players who will dominate Week 2's matchups.