vmax Posted October 1, 2010 Share Posted October 1, 2010 (edited) The Ravens are last. The offense has given the ball up 7 times and the defense has one paltry fumble recovery. That's terrible for the offense, but maybe not so bad for the D. I'll tell you why.The Ravens have the #1 Defense. Granted it's only 3 weeks into the season and one bad performance can send you reeling in the rankings. But for now, they are the #1 D.#1 against the pass. Now...the secondary is supposed to be this D's weakness but maybe...just maybe, by playing smart disciplined football and technique,...by not taking risks to make a big play, this group is quietly getting the job done. Which is all you want. It's just like 'Sacks' are a gaudy over-blown stat. QB pressure is more important. Getting the QB rattled...forcing quick throws, quick reads...this leads to mistakes. Don't get me wrong...INT's are great game changing plays. Momentum turners. Field position turners. The more the better. You definately want them. But, at this point in time, with this group of CB's and safeties, it is better that they stay home and get their initial job done.Later, when they are doing this consistently and continue to get the job done...then they can try to take that next steps and go for the INT. It will happen. Edited October 1, 2010 by vmax Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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