Ranking the best undrafted players available: Defense

A breakdown of the top five available players at each position following the 2011 NFL draft.

Defensive line

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1. DT Martin Parker: Richmond
2. DT Cedric Thornton: Southern Arkansas
3. DT Ian Williams: Notre Dame
4. DE Pierre Allen: Nebraska
5. DE Brandon Bair: Oregon

Linebacker

1. ILB Josh Bynes: Auburn
2. OLB Jeff Tarpinian: Iowa
3. ILB Nick Bellore: Central Michigan
4. OLB Mark Herzlich: Boston College
5. ILB Scott Lutrus: Connecticut

Defensive back

1. SS DeAndre McDaniel: Clemson
2. SS Deunta Williams: North Carolina
3. SS Joe Lefeged: Rutgers
4. CB Kendric Burney: North Carolina
5. CB Ryan Jones: Northwest Missouri State

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Miami +1 -107

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Tampa Bay +2.5 -110

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Seattle -2.5 -107

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Philadelphia +3.5 -110

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