The Defensive Line Has One Thing Left to Prove, So How Do They Prove It?
The Texans are close to turning the corner along the defensive line
The Houston Texans can rush the passer.
The Houston Texans can’t rush the passer.
The defensive line might be the biggest enigma on the team. Will Anderson, Jonathan Greenard, Maliek Collins, and Sheldon Rankings are notable in ESPN’s Pass Rush Win Rate.
Anderson is ranked third among defensive ends while Greenard is ranked 15th. When you move to defensive tackles Rankins is sixth and Collins is eighth.
So how could this defense be the lone team in the NFL without double-digit sacks?