Great Defense in the NFL: Attitude, Will, Leadership, and a lot of Craziness

March 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Defense – the act or action of defending <the defense of our country> 2: capability of resisting attack b: defensive play or ability <a player/team known for good defense> 3: means or method of defending or protecting oneself, one's team, or another
Protection, justification, argument, resistance, guard, cover and shield. These are words that are synonymous with defense. They are also indicative of what it takes to be a successful defensive team in the NFL.
The Oakland Raiders have had defenses that exemplified this in the past and have shown signs of this as recent as last year. They have just not shown consistency week in and week out. What is missing for them to do this?
Looking at each game last year, there were moments that you thought they had figured it out and were playing defense on a championship level (See the Eagles game).
There were also moments last year that you thought they were a Division II college team playing the national champi...

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