Voting for the 2021 NFL Defensive Player of the Year selected by The Associated Press in balloting by a nationwide panel of the media:
|T.J. Watt, Edge, Pittsburgh||42|
|Micah Parsons, LB, Dallas||5|
|Aaron Donald, DT, Los Angeles Rams||3|
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