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AP Defensive Rookie of the Year winners

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AP Defensive Rookie of the Year

Year Lg Tm
2013 NFL Sheldon Richardson New York Jets
2012 NFL Luke Kuechly Carolina Panthers
2011 NFL Von Miller Denver Broncos
2010 NFL Ndamukong Suh Detroit Lions
2009 NFL Brian Cushing Houston Texans
2008 NFL Jerod Mayo New England Patriots
2007 NFL Patrick Willis San Francisco 49ers
2006 NFL DeMeco Ryans Houston Texans
2005 NFL Shawne Merriman San Diego Chargers
2004 NFL Jonathan Vilma New York Jets
2003 NFL Terrell Suggs Baltimore Ravens
2002 NFL Julius Peppers Carolina Panthers
2001 NFL Kendrell Bell Pittsburgh Steelers
2000 NFL Brian Urlacher Chicago Bears
1999 NFL Jevon Kearse Tennessee Titans
1998 NFL Charles Woodson Oakland Raiders
1997 NFL Peter Boulware Baltimore Ravens
1996 NFL Simeon Rice Arizona Cardinals
1995 NFL Hugh Douglas New York Jets
1994 NFL Tim Bowens Miami Dolphins
1993 NFL Dana Stubblefield San Francisco 49ers
1992 NFL Dale Carter Kansas City Chiefs
1991 NFL Mike Croel Denver Broncos
1990 NFL Mark Carrier Chicago Bears
1989 NFL Derrick Thomas Kansas City Chiefs
1988 NFL Erik McMillan New York Jets
1987 NFL Shane Conlan Buffalo Bills
1986 NFL Leslie O'Neal San Diego Chargers
1985 NFL Duane Bickett Indianapolis Colts
1984 NFL Bill Maas Kansas City Chiefs
1983 NFL Vernon Maxwell Baltimore Colts
1982 NFL Chip Banks Cleveland Browns
1981 NFL Lawrence Taylor New York Giants
1980 NFL Buddy Curry Atlanta Falcons
1980 NFL Al Richardson Atlanta Falcons
1979 NFL Jim Haslett Buffalo Bills
1978 NFL Al Baker Detroit Lions
1977 NFL A.J. Duhe Miami Dolphins
1976 NFL Mike Haynes New England Patriots
1975 NFL Robert Brazile Houston Oilers
1974 NFL Jack Lambert Pittsburgh Steelers
1973 NFL Wally Chambers Chicago Bears
1972 NFL Willie Buchanon Green Bay Packers
1971 NFL Isiah Robertson Los Angeles Rams
1970 NFL Bruce Taylor San Francisco 49ers
1969 NFL Joe Greene Pittsburgh Steelers
1968 NFL Claude Humphrey Atlanta Falcons
1967 NFL Lem Barney Detroit Lions