2014 and 2015. Richardson is slated to replace veteran defensive tackle Tom Johnson alongside Pro Bowl run-stuffer Linval Joseph and the imposing edge-rushing duo of Everson Griffen and Danielle Hunter . If venerable defensive guru Mike Zimmer
defense has incredible continuity and talent, but the group could still use an influx of youth, especially next to Linval Joseph at defensive tackle. New Orleans Saints: Linebacker, defensive end, tight end The Saints signing an unathletic
Carolina defensive line and has a first-round pedigree. But the Panthers know better; he's not Damon Harrison or Linval Joseph . Lotulelei graded out as a negative run defender over the last two years, according to Pro Football Focus. He
in the run game and keeping pressure off Foles. "They have a very fast offensive line," Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph said. "... And they're very athletic, very strong at the attack. The center they have is a really good center
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his work against the pass. Hunter clocked in 17 run stuffs on the year, third on the team behind Eric Kendricks and Linval Joseph . NFC SOUTH Atlanta Falcons: Dontari Poe , defensive tackle The former Pro Bowl defensive tackle joined the Falcons
blocks with center Jason Kelce . Kelce had another strong performance and was very stout against tough defensive tackle Linval Joseph . Kelce allowed just one QB hit all game. Right guard Brandon Brooks and right tackle Lane Johnson were very physical
Minnesota Vikings' Linval Joseph and Brian Robison take the field before the NFL football NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen sacks New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for a loss of six yards.
He'll face a whale of a matchup this week against Minnesota, which packs plenty of punch with defensive tackle Linval Joseph spending the majority of his snaps lined up as a 1-technique shaded over the guard, just to the right of Kelemete
repeatedly hit running back Jordan Howard in the backfield and harassed quarterback Mitchell Trubisky . Pressure by Linval Joseph forced a safety from the rookie QB in the second quarter. If it weren't for a trick punt return for a touchdown
The Minnesota Vikings defense forces Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky to make crucial mistake causing safety.
Steam rises from the head of Minnesota Vikings' Linval Joseph during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
how Zimmer described the group's potential to me: "We've got (Anthony) Barr -- this guy could be amazing. Linval ( Joseph ), he can be amazing. Everson (Griffen), Harrison Smith is really a good player, Xavier (Rhodes) when he concentrates
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph (98) gestures for the crowd to get louder during an NFL football game on Sunday, December 17, 2017 in Minneapolis. . (Todd Rosenberg/NFL)
fumble for the NFL's top-ranked run defense (fourth overall). He's a very powerful player. Defensive tackle: Linval Joseph , Minnesota Vikings Joseph is a very strong run-stopper who has played a major role in Minnesota's second-ranked
Joseph is a very strong run-stopper who has played a major role in Minnesota's second-ranked run defense. He also posted 10 tackles and a sack last week against Carolina .
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Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph , second from left, signals a first down during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
spin move. Griffen is the beating heart of the NFL's most disruptive defensive line, also featuring run-stuffer Linval Joseph and emerging star Danielle Hunter . Matt Harmon: Everson Griffen , Minnesota Vikings and Demarcus Lawrence , Dallas
Cronin. "When they do chip me more, we have guys -- Danielle Hunter , Tom [Johnson], B-Rob [Brian Robison], Linval [ Joseph ] -- to make plays, too. No matter how many guys they put over there, it doesn't matter," Griffen said
Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Hundley (7) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) and Linval Joseph (98) in the second half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen strip-sacks Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, the Vikings recover.