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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Mathis 77th best defensive player in NFL

By Mike Wells

Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Robert Mathis is rated as the 77th best defensive player in the league, according to a poll done by 63 ESPN NFL experts.

Mathis is the first player to crack the top 100 for the Colts. He’s coming off a season where he had a team-high eight sacks. The pressure is on Mathis this season because his fellow pass-rush specialist, Dwight Freeney, is in San Diego, and the Colts are in the process of trying to find someone who can help Mathis out in the pass-rush department.

Do you think Mathis is rated too high or too low?