Browsing Defense

Brooklyn Nets Hopelessly Dependent on Jeremy Lin

Posted on 14 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

An improved defensive effort didn’t help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics, losing 100-97, once again showing that when Jeremy Lin isn’t the floor, the offense starts struggling in ways that go beyond mere preseason jitters. More

NFL Rumors – Denver Broncos Defense Getting Better, Peyton Manning Getting Worse

Posted on 20 Oct, 2015, by in NFL

The undefeated Denver Broncos are going through a weird season, in which Peyton Manning is doing terribly, seemingly worse every week that goes by, while the defense keeps finding ways to save him and the team from losses. More

College Football Rumors – Michigan Wolverines Have the Defense Best in the Nation

Posted on 11 Oct, 2015, by in College Football

The arrival of Jim Harbaugh at Michigan to take the head coach job was met with unanimous agreement that this move will take the program forward and back to where it belongs. But after an opening week loss, it seems that the five consecutive wins that followed, including three shutouts of opponents, puts the Wolverines ahead of the improvement mark everyone set for them. More

NBA Rumors – Phoenix Suns Have an Elite Defender in Eric Bledsoe

Posted on 2 Sep, 2015, by in NBA

After five seasons in the NBA, Eric Bledsoe still doesn’t have any All-Defensive team selections, but paying close attention to the shooting numbers he forces the best point guards in the NBA into suggests he might be deserving of one pretty soon. More

Los Angeles Lakers – A Team That Can’t Play Defense

Posted on 13 Jul, 2013, by in NBA

Having Mike D’Antoni as a head coach has its blessings and curses, which one of them is having no defensive system whatsoever. That can be overcome with individual and athletic talent, but the old core of Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol and Chris Kaman isn’t likely to be very effective anyway. More

New England Patriots and Houston Texans are the Same on Defense

Posted on 7 Jan, 2013, by in Featured

When you think of the New England Patriots, you think of a high powered passing offense led by Tom Brady. The Houston Texans remind you of great defense and powerful running game. More