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Elvis Dumervil says he deserves NFL Defensive Player of the Year consideration
Elvis Dumervil says he deserves NFL Defensive Player of the Year consideration

Ravens outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil is regarded as a long shot to become the NFL Defensive Player of the Year despite being tied with Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston for the NFL lead with 16 sacks. The award is expected to go to Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt for the second time in his career. While Dumervil isn’t a full-time defensive player like Houston and Watt, because he splits snaps at strong-side outside linebacker with Courtney Upshaw, he says he deserves consideration for NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors. “I definitely think I should be up there,” Dumervil said of the award. “Needless to say, it’s...

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