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NFL: The Top 10 Up-and-Coming Elite Defensive Players to Watch in 2010

Special XCorrespondent IMay 8, 2010

NFL: The Top 10 Up-and-Coming Elite Defensive Players to Watch in 2010

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10. Louis Delmas, Safety—Detroit Lions

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9. Tamba Hali, Outside Linebacker—Kansas City Chiefs

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8. Tully Banta-Cain, Outside Linebacker—New England Patriots

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7. Melvin Bullitt, Safety—Indianapolis Colts

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6. Jonathan Babineaux, Defensive Tackle—Atlanta Falcons

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5. Terrence Knighton, Defensive Tackle—Jacksonville Jaguars

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4. Dashon Goldson, Safety—San Francisco 49ers

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3. Derek Cox, Cornerback—Jacksonville Jaguars

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2. Curtis Lofton, Middle Linebacker—Atlanta Falcons

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1. Brandon Flowers, Cornerback—Kansas City Chiefs

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