Defensive Lineman: 1. Sean Daniels: #55 Philadelphia Daniels was Second in the league in sacks (9.5), and was fourth in the league in tackles for loss (8). He also a 3 forced fumbles on the season.
2. Darryl Cato-Bishop: #3 Cleveland Bishop is first in the AFL in Forced Fumbles (5), tied for sixth in sacks (6), and Sixth in tackles for loss (5).
3. Khreem Smith: #58 Baltimore Smith was third in tackles for loss (9), and third in sacks (9). He also has 2 forced fumbles on the season.
Linebackers: 1. Beau Bell: #2 Philadelphia Bell is first in the AFL in sacks (10), first in the AFL in tackles for loss (12)
2. Alvin Ray Jackson: #16 Tampa Bay Jackson is first in the AFL in Assisted tackles (18), tied for third in interceptions (4), and first in fumble recoveries (4).
Defensive Backs: 1. James Romain: #25 Philadelphia Romain is first in the AFL in pass breakups (21), tied second in interceptions (5), and third in forced fumbles (3). Romain also has 5 tackles for loss.
2. Dwayne Hollis: #22 Philadelphia Hollis leads the AFL in interceptions (7),is second in Fumble recoveries (3) ,and second it total tackles (69).
3. Tracy Belton: #6 Washington Belton is tied second in the AFL in interceptions (5), and fifth in total tackles.