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And so it continues…

Last time out, the eighth part of our 12-part throwback series saw us take the plunge to the defensive side of the ball. We talked linebackers and which of today’s players reminded us players from the past.

Now we’ve come to the end(s).

That means defensive ends, who, similar to outside linebackers in a 3-4 defense, get plenty of glory because one of their primary objectives is to turn this quarterback-driven league into a quarterback-driven-into-the-ground game.

So in our ninth installment of this fun exercise, we carefully selected eight of today’s defensive ends and attempted to explain who they remind us of when it comes to those all-time warriors.