Steelers DT Cam Heyward ranks among top defensive tackles in NFL

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Every year, ESPN does an experiment where they anonymously interview NFL executives and they do their personal rankings of the 10 best NFL players at each given position. When they did their defensive tackle rankings, Pittsburgh Steelers DT Cam Heyward made an appearance at No. 5.

This is down one spot from the same poll last year despite Heyward having his second double-digit sack season of his career. The ESPN ranking put Aaron Donald, Jeffery Simmons, Chris Jones and DeForest Buckner ahead of Heyward.

Heyward was the Steelers first-round pick back in 2011 and has been a consistent force on the interior defensive line. Heyward has 68 career sacks and was named a first-team All-Pro in 2021.

Join the community and let us know in the comments where you would rank Heyward among the elite defensive tackles in the NFL.

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