We’ve worked our way through the offensive positions, and even ranking the entire offense for each AFC West team. Now we move to the defensive side of the ball, starting with the interior defensive line.
Starting rotation: Jurrell Casey, Shelby Harris, Mike Purcell
They have a potent interior in Denver with these three. Casey and Harris both finished in the top 20 among league defensive tackles last season in run stops and tackles for loss. They combined for 11 sacks and 19 quarterback hits.
Purcell led the NFL among nose tackles in both run stops (28) and tackles for loss (8). Between the three of them, they have everything covered.
Starting rotation: Chris Jones, Derrick Nnadi, Mike Pennel
Chris Jones is the best interior defender in the division. His presence brings the Chiefs defensive line to a very different level. A season ago he put up