NFL Draft 2015: Projections for Defensive Stars Set to Make Biggest Impact

March 21, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL may be continuing to transition to a pass-happy, offensive-centered league, but the importance of having a good defense won't be lost anytime soon.
The old adage that defense wins championships is becoming rapidly outdated with the way the rules are favoring offenses more and more. What remains true is that it's nearly impossible to win a Super Bowl with a bad defense. You can't afford to ignore that side of the ball and expect to truly compete for a title.
As a result, plenty of teams will be looking to the 2015 NFL draft to find their potential building blocks on the defensive side of the ball.
And the three players below have the best chance to provide an immediate impact for their new team in 2015.
Leonard Williams, DT, USC
Projected Selection: No. 2 Tennessee Titans
It's way too early to start making comparisons right now to the top names of today, but Leonard Williams in two or three years could position himself as one of the best...

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