Khaled Elsayed of Pro Football Focus identifies the NFL's best "closers," players who perform well in the month of December. Peyton Manning and Pierre Thomas are among the top players based on PFF's scouting grades.
Pro Football Focus ranks the NFL's top 10 interior defensive linemen from 2012 and looks ahead to what they'll do in 2013. J.J. Watt and Geno Atkins look to continue their dominant performances.
Pro Football Focus breaks down the race for NFL defensive player of the year, identifying the favorites and scrutinizing overrated candidates.