Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year
YearWinnerTeamPosition
2011Terrell SuggsBaltimore RavensLinebacker
2010Troy PolamaluPittsburgh SteelersSafety
2009Charles WoodsonGreen Bay PackersCornerback
2008James HarrisonPittsburgh SteelersLinebacker
2007Bob SandersIndianapolis ColtsSafety
2006Jason TaylorMiami DolphinsLinebacker
2005Brian UrlacherChicago BearsLinebacker
2004Ed ReedBaltimore RavensSafety
2003Ray LewisBaltimore RavensLinebacker
2002Derrick BrooksTampa Bay BuccaneersLinebacker
2001Michael StrahanNew York GiantsDefensive End
2000Ray LewisBaltimore RavensLinebacker
1999Warren SappTampa Bay BuccaneersDefensive Tackle
1998Reggie WhiteGreen Bay PackersDefensive End
1997Dana StubblefieldSan Francisco 49ersDefensive Tackle
1996Bruce SmithBuffalo BillsDefensive End
1995Bryce PaupBuffalo BillsLinebacker
1994Deion SandersSan Francisco 49ersCornerback
1993Rod WoodsonPittsburgh SteelersCornerback
1992Cortez KennedySeattle SeahawksDefensive Tackle
1991Pat SwillingNew Orleans SaintsLinebacker
1990Bruce SmithBuffalo BillsDefensive End
1989Keith MillardMinnesota VikingsDefensive Tackle
1988Mike SingletaryChicago BearsLinebacker
1987Reggie WhitePhiladelphia EaglesDefensive End
1986Lawrence TaylorNew York GiantsLinebacker
1985Mike SingletaryChicago BearsLinebacker
1984Kenny EasleySeattle SeahawksSafety
1983Doug BettersMiami DolphinsDefensive End
1982Lawrence TaylorNew York GiantsLinebacker
1981Lawrence TaylorNew York GiantsLinebacker
1980Lester HayesOakland RaidersCornerback
1979Lee Roy SelmonTampa Bay BuccaneersDefensive End
1978Randy GradisharDenver BroncosLinebacker
1977Harvey MartinDallas CowboysDefensive End
1976Jack LambertPittsburgh SteelersLinebacker
1975Mel BlountPittsburgh SteelersCornerback
1974Joe GreenePittsburgh SteelersDefensive Tackle
1973Dick AndersonMiami DolphinsSafety
1972Joe GreenePittsburgh SteelersDefensive Tackle
1971Alan PageMinnesota VikingsDefensive Tackle
 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike Jared Goff Navy Los Angeles Rams Player Pride Name & Number T-Shirt

2016 NFL Rookie Gear
Get yours today!
Shop Now