Ranking the 10 Best Players in the NFL
9. Cameron Wake, DE
Oct 14 2012; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford (8) under pressure by Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake (91) in the second half at Sun Life Stadium. The Dolphins defeated the Rams 17-14. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports
Cameron Wake is 31 years old but his is fairly new to the NFL. Going into his fifth season in the league, Wake has already accumulated 43 career sacks including seven forced fumbles.
Wake is an explosive pass-rusher who is versatile enough to play in both a 4-3 and 3-4 defensive front. According to Pro Football Focus, Wake combined for 86 combined sacks, hits and hurries in 2012. This production is even more impressive considering that the Dolphins did not have a legitimate pass rushing threat opposite of Wake.
Wake is used to harassing NFL quarterbacks on a weekly basis and I don’t see that changing anytime soon. Wake continues to dominate this game of football and if the Dolphins can have a good season in 2013, look for Wake to get some serious recognition.