Byron Jones (22.11 mph) was the fastest measured defender this season. But the next three are all Patriots: "Other top speeds on defense: Malcolm Butler, Patriots (22.07); Johnson Bademosi, Patriots (21.72); Devin McCourty, Patriots (21.66); and David Amerson, Raiders (21.62)." Does the N.F.L. Have a Usain Bolt? Here Are the League’s Fastest Players Does the N.F.L. Have a Usain Bolt? Here Are the League’s Fastest Players Butler a bit of a surprise here.