Grady Jarrett ranked No. 84 in Pro Football Focus' Top 101
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By Matt Urben

Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett is a great player and a key piece of the team’s young core that NFL analysts are constantly raving about.

After a fantastic season, the 24-year-old Jarrett has landed a spot on Pro Football Focus’ Top 101 players from 2017 list as the first portion (numbers 101-76) was released on Monday.

Jarrett comes in at number 84, with his growth as a pass rusher highlighting his spot on the list.

Grady Jarrett was given a new role in the Atlanta Falcons‘ defense this season with the arrival of Dontari Poe as a free agent. Jarrett had been the nose tackle but was now given more license to rush the passer as more of a 3-technique defensive tackle. His overall PFF grade of 87.1 marked a career-best, as did his 39 total pressures.

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According to PFF, he also ranked as the No. 15 interior defender in terms of QB pressures with 39 total. Jarrett has come a long way in three seasons under Dan...



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