Ranking NFL's top defensive position groups

The Broncos' Von Miller (58) and DeMarcus Ware (94) are two of the best pass-rushers in the league. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Football is the ultimate team sport: The output of one player is directly impacted by the play of his teammates; and collectively, a dominant position group helps catalyze success all over the field.

Using both past production and future performance as barometers, last week I unveiled my top 10 offensive position groups in the NFL. Here is a look at my top 10 defensive position groups: