Originally Posted by Sugar
I guess I would respectfully disagree. IMO, the #1 job of a D in the NFL is to keep the other team from scoring. "Splash plays" are nice gravy, but not the foundation that a D should be built on.
Not anymore. It's a high-scoring league now. I'd rather see this defense give up a lot of yards, but get turnovers in the process.
Is "tackle the catch" a foundation the defense should be built on?