2013 NFL Draft: Top 5 Defensive Prospects

Matt Miller@nfldraftscoutNFL Draft Lead WriterOctober 17, 2012

If the 2011 draft was the "Year of the Quarterback," the 2013 draft is the "Year of the Pass Rusher." This class is loaded.

With so many standout studs on defense, NFL general managers will have plenty to pick from when the April draft rolls around. If your favorite team is suffering on the defensive side of the ball, relief will be coming through one of the best defensive classes seen in the last decade.

Who tops the list? Here are our Top Five defensive players for the 2013 draft.

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