So losing Jordy made the D better? i know that's an over simplification, but that's a conclusion that could be drawn from your last point.......
Matthews now causes more confusion than ever before. The defense was better when they flipped him between right and left for a while; now he can show
Norm Crosby post of the day.
Chicken or the egg?
I think it's because wist hasn't been around lately. There's a correlation there, I'm sure.
Raji seems to be playing like a man possessed, that would certainly benefit both run and pass defense.
He has played like a beast and is being doubled on almost every play. That allows Daniels to play 1-on-1. That keeps one of the
Not certain, but I would guess that it is down to having healthy players on the edge. Having a stouter middle might also be a factor because it keeps
Someone somewhere suggested that the improvement in pass rush was a ripple effect from the improvement in the run defense.
Pass that stuff
I think they are better this year, mainly cause Raji is better. Plus, with Palmer, Thomas and Elliot at LB, there is more speed, range and pass rush/playmaking.
Chris B. Brown @smartfootball 3h3 hours ago
Lindy was an underrated innovator for his day. Many credit him with innovating bunch formations
Ok. But why has the pass rush improved?
Not sure of how good we are, haven't really shut down anyone of real accord yet. Chicago ran up and down the field pretty well.
This subject keeps coming up in other threads and I think it merits its own thread.
The defense has improved markedly it would seem.
Rodgers has quick feet and a quick release, just like Steph Curry. That is classic Gruden analysis.
Lindy seemed like a fundamentally decent guy. His teams were he first ray of hope after two decades of futility and set the stage for what was to come
Great example, CheeseCraig.
Fouts analyzes, Gruden analizes.
Poor Unlucky Lindy Infante. The last time I saw him was when he was beating the hapless Super Bowl bound Packers in Indy in '97. He was ushered out following
Gosh I wonder why Oregon got Buffalo at Tennessee??
It's all about the QB....