Heading into Week 7 of the NFL season, we aren't certain about much. Each week now we, as fans, have been waiting for the good teams to emerge and the bad teams to fade away and yet each week, it has yet to happen.
Teams will bounce back from a horrific loss by knocking off the former Super Bowl champs like Tampa Bay did. Teams like Oakland and Cincinnati will quietly keep winning while teams like Washington completely disappear in the blink of an eye.
The league has hardly had an identity through six weeks; regularly a staple of the NFL is its season-by-season identity. That being said, we are now in an apparent "quarterback friendly" era, and defense may not be at the same premium it once was but this is still the NFL and a couple of big sacks here and there couldn't hurt.
Here is the a look at who is hot and who is not on defense heading into Week 7.