Ultimately tackling is the name of the game for NFL defenses. Sure, interceptions and fumbles can be flashy and memorable plays, but if your team can't tackle, you won't win too many ball games.
Paddy Power has released the odds for which player will lead the league in tackles this season. There are dozens of names on the list, but it's best to highlight a few interesting choices.
For the most part, linebackers and safeties are the guys who finish with the most tackles year in and year out, with a few outliers. Naturally, those are the guys in the positions with the most tackling opportunities.
First, you have to consider the former defensive player of the year and Carolina Panthers defensive captain,
Luke Kuechly fakes coverage and comes flying in for the sack. pic.twitter.com/tyR48LiBdJ— 1 (@TacosNSlurpees) August 6, 2018
Landon Collins just gave Tyler Lockett a spine buster! pic.twitter.com/bUyDnvsbtK— NFL Memes (@NFL_Memes) October 22, 2017
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