AFC East's best: No. 8 Cameron Wake

The countdown of my top 25 AFC East players continues, one weekday at a time ...

Wake Wake About the choice: In his first full season as an NFL starter, Cameron Wake challenged for the sacks title and was voted a Pro Bowl starter. Wake finished third with 14 sacks. Only six players in Dolphins history have recorded more in a season. The undrafted Canadian Football League import recorded 57 tackles, 21 tackles for losses, 28 quarterback hits and three forced fumbles.

Key fact: Football Outsiders counted 39 hurries for Wake, a close second to St. Louis Rams pass-rusher Chris Long for the NFL lead.

Hint about No. 7: He's one of only two players remaining on the list who didn't play in the Big Ten or the Big East.

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