Yes. They were all better than Ware. They all played big in big games. Ware often disappeared in big games. (other than one game against NO, and that was not a playoff game.) They all were leaders, not followers. So yes, I think they were all better than Ware. Recency gives false impressions. But why stop with those guys, how about?: Mel Renfro Cornell Green Harvey Martin Randy White Bob Lily Chuck Howley Leroy Jordan If I had to choose between Demarcus Ware and any one of the above named players, in their prime, Ware would lose.