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Position Analysis: Defensive tackles

Sylvester Williams (Bob Donnan/USA Today)

The Vikings will need to find an eventual replacement for Kevin Williams soon and this year's draft is loaded with potential starters at defensive tackle, including plenty anticipated to be stars at the position. We present the analysis, stats, measurables and projections on the top 10 options at a very deep position this year.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The defensive tackle position tends to run hot and cold on draft weekend. This year would be one of those "up" years. Four defensive tackles are guaranteed to come off the board in the first round and as many as six might hear their names called. If not, there may be five or six to come off the board in the second round. At a time when teams are trying to devise ways of... Recommended Stories