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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Call It: NFC South's top defensive player

By Pat Yasinskas
ESPN.com

Our next Power Rankings installment, which is scheduled to run Tuesday, will be a list of the top 10 defensive players in the league.

I’ve already sent off my ballot and I can tell you it’s light on NFC South representatives. I think there are some good defensive players around the division, but I don’t see a lot of truly dominant guys.

I also see some rising stars like New Orleans’ Malcolm Jenkins, Tampa Bay’s Gerald McCoy, Atlanta’s Sean Weatherspoon and Carolina’s Charles Johnson, but they’ve got to put out a little more evidence to really become established.

Anyway, let’s hear your thoughts. Take a look at the Call It poll to the right and vote for who you think is the best defensive player in the NFC South. If you choose the “other’’ category, please share your candidate in the comments section below.