With the start of the summer season, it’s officially time to get hyped for the upcoming football season. What better way to get hyped for the upcoming season than to rank EVERY SINGLE STARTER IN THE NFL? I’ve been doing this for over five years now and trust me when I say…..it’s a good tool to measure how good your favorite football team is going to be this season.

Now, before we move forward with the list, there are a few things I need to remind you of before we get to the good stuff.

First of all, this is a power rankings that is going off what the player did last season.

This isn’t a list of which players I would take on my team, which players I think are the best, or a ranking of what the player has done for his career. It’s just going off what the player did last year and where I would rank them heading into this season.

Injuries matter here. If the player didn’t play, he’s not going to be ranked high. I don’t care if his name is Tom Brady.

Rookies are always ranked low. They haven’t played a snap in the league yet folks. The unknown doesn’t get ranked above what we’ve already seen on-the-field.

Simple enough?

Good, because we have lift off……….

 

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36. L.J. Collier (Seattle Seahawks)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: 0.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 0
Previous Rankings: Not ranked (Rookie)


 

35. Clelin Ferrell (Oakland Raiders)

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Age: 22
Career Sacks: 0.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 0
Previous Rankings: Not ranked (Rookie)


 

34. Nick Bosa (San Francisco 49ers)

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Age: 21
Career Sacks: 0.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 0
Previous Rankings: Not ranked (Rookie)


 

33. Tank Carradine (Miami Dolphins)

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Age: 29
Career Sacks: 5.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 1
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

32. Derek Barnett (Philadelphia Eagles)

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Age: 22
Career Sacks: 7.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 2.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 16
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

31. Ezekiel Ansah (Seattle Seahawks)

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Age: 30
Career Sacks: 48.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 4.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 11
Previous Rankings: 24th (2018), 19th (2017), 6th (2016), 6th (2015)


 

30. Carl Lawson (Cincinnati Bengals)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: 9.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 1.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 6
Previous Rankings: 6th (2018, ranked at outside linebacker)


 

29. Vic Beasley (Atlanta Falcons)

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Age: 26
Career Sacks: 29.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 5.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 20
Previous Rankings: 35th (2018), 11th (2017)


 

28. Arden Key (Oakland Raiders)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: 1.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 1.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 30
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

27. Trent Murphy (Buffalo Bills)

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Age: 28
Career Sacks: 19.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 4.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 24
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

26. Bruce Irvin (Carolina Panthers)

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Age: 31
Career Sacks: 43.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 6.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 19
Previous Rankings: 26th (2018), 8th (2017), 8th (2016), 10th (2015)


 

25. Deatrich Wise (New England Patriots)

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Age: 24
Career Sacks: 9.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 4.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 30
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

24. Charles Harris (Miami Dolphins)

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Age: 24
Career Sacks: 3.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 1.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 19
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

23. Takk McKinley (Atlanta Falcons)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: 13.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 7.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 22
Previous Rankings: 27th (2018), 15th (2017)


 

22. Everson Griffen (Minnesota Vikings)

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Age: 31
Career Sacks: 66.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 5.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 33
Previous Rankings: 10th (2018), 11th (2017), 9th (2016), 9th (2015)


 

21. Marcus Davenport (New Orleans Saints)

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Age: 22
Career Sacks: 4.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 4.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 22
Previous Rankings: 40th (2018)


 

20. Alex Okafor (Kansas City Chiefs)

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Age: 28
Career Sacks: 22.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 4.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 36
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

19. Robert Quinn (Dallas Cowboys)

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Age: 29
Career Sacks: 69.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 6.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 38
Previous Rankings: 34th (2018), 23rd (2017)


 

18. Mario Addison (Carolina Panthers)

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Age: 31
Career Sacks: 45.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 9.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 35
Previous Rankings: 21st (2018), 10th (2017)


 

17. Joey Bosa (Los Angeles Chargers)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: 28.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 5.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 23
Previous Rankings: 5th (2018), 4th (2017), 14th (2016)


 

16. Jabaal Sheard (Indianapolis Colts)

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Age: 30
Career Sacks: 47.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 5.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 50
Previous Rankings: 8th (2018), 16th (2017)


 

15. Yannick Ngakoue (Jacksonville Jaguars)

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Age: 24
Career Sacks: 29.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 9.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 28
Previous Rankings: 15th (2018), 31st (2017)


 

14. Michael Bennett (New England Patriots)

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Age: 33
Career Sacks: 63.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 9.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 34
Previous Rankings: 22nd (2018), 8th (2017), 1st (2016), 5th (2015)


 

13. Melvin Ingram (Los Angeles Chargers)

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Age: 30
Career Sacks: 42.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 7.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 43
Previous Rankings: 6th (2018)


 

12. Carlos Dunlap (Cincinnati Bengals)

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Age: 30
Career Sacks: 72.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 8.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 47
Previous Rankings: 14th (2018), 9th (2017), 5th (2016), 12th (2015)


 

11. Frank Clark (Kansas City Chiefs)

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Age: 26
Career Sacks: 35.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 13.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 41
Previous Rankings: 23rd (2018)


 

10. Danielle Hunter (Minnesota Vikings)

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Age: 24
Career Sacks: 40.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 14.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 72
Previous Rankings: 17th (2018)


 

9. Olivier Vernon (Cleveland Browns)

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Age: 28
Career Sacks: 51.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 7.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 30
Previous Rankings: 7th (2018)


 

8. Justin Houston (Indianapolis Colts)

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Age: 30
Career Sacks: 78.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 9.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 37
Previous Rankings: 3rd (2018), 13th (2017), 2nd (2016), 1st (2015)


 

7. Dee Ford (San Francisco 49ers)

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Age: 28
Career Sacks: 30.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 13.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 55
Previous Rankings: 22nd (2018), 19th (2017)


 

6. Myles Garrett (Cleveland Browns)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: 20.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 13.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 44
Previous Rankings: 12th (2018), 19th (2017)


 

5. Brandon Graham (Philadelphia Eagles)

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Age: 31
Career Sacks: 42.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 4.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 39
Previous Rankings: 7th (2018), 1st (2017), 5th (2016), 5th (2015)


 

4. Jerry Hughes (Buffalo Bills)

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Age: 30
Career Sacks: 47.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 7.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 37
Previous Rankings: 18th (2018), 16th (2017)


 

3. DeMarcus Lawrence (Dallas Cowboys)

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Age: 27
Career Sacks: 34.0
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 10.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 64
Previous Rankings: 2nd (2018)


 

2. Cameron Jordan (New Orleans Saints)

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Age: 29
Career Sacks: 71.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 12.0
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 49
Previous Rankings: 1st (2018), 2nd (2017), 2nd (2016), 17th (2015)


 

1. Calais Campbell (Jacksonville Jaguars)

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Age: 32
Career Sacks: 81.5
Sacks (for 2018-19 season): 10.5
Tackles (for 2018-19 season): 72
Previous Rankings: 3rd (2018), 3rd (2017), 7th (2016), 5th (2015)