Archive for August, 2014

For all the talk about today’s NFL being governed by quarterback play, the surest way to consistently compete for the Lombardi Trophy is to field an elite defense that smothers opponents and creates scoring chances off turnovers. This has long been the philosophy of Super Bowl winners, but it took the Seattle Seahawks’ dismantling of the league’s No. 1 offense in February to reaffirm the importance of defensive dominance to the casual fan.

via NFL’s top defensive division? NFC West in a league of its own – NFL.com.