The NFL’s best edge rushers, No. 5: Michael Bennett
Bennett’s 25.5 sacks in the three seasons since he left the Buccaneers for the Seahawks won’t blow anyone away, but if there’s a poster child for the misleading nature of that statistic, it would be Bennett. He is a disrupter, pure and simple. Whether he is making a guard miss by jumping to the outside with his exceptional feet or quickly dipping inside a tackle, Bennett has rare athletic ability for his spot on the defensive line. According to PFF, Bennett is second to only J.J. Watt in total quarterback pressures (292) over the past four seasons. He also happens to be elite at stopping the run as well.