This group miss out on the top 13 but should be considered if a top 20 is being put together. They may have missed out through a lack of games or slightly lower tackle rate. Even so, these are the best of the rest.
Claudio Yacob, West Bromwich Albion: average of 3.53 tackles across 16 (1 substitute) appearances.
Gael Clichy, Manchester City: average of 3.39 tackles across 17 (1) appearances.
Chico Flores, Swansea City: average of 3.31 tackles across 18 appearances.
Carlos Cuellar, Sunderland: average of 3.21 tackles across 19 appearances.
Yohan Cabaye, Newcastle United: average of 3.07 tackles across 13 (1) appearances.
Kieran Gibbs, Arsenal: average of 3.05 tackles across 18 (1) appearances.
Nathaniel Clyne, Southampton: average of 2.95 tackles across 22 appearances.
Surprising stat: Sebastian Bassong of Norwich City is the lowest tackling defender to rack up over 20 appearances. Across 22 starts, the former Spurs man averaged 0.5 tackles per game.
Funny stat: In 21 starts,Yaya Toure averaged 1.1 tackles per match for Manchester City. This is less than forwards, including Papiss Cisse, Lukas Podolski and Michu.