Green Bay Packers: Offense Wins Games But Defense Wins Championships

January 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Say it with me now: Defense wins championships. 
Chances are that if you are a sports fan, you have heard this phrase used close to a million time at the very least.
Offense wins games, but defense wins championships. 
It’s as cliché as a cliché gets.
Try saying that five times fast, eh? 
The weird part about clichés though is that they usually become one because they are true! 
“It’s a game of inches.” 
“Establish the running game.” 
“The game’s won and lost in the trenches.” 
Honestly, I could go on and on, but as annoying as those phrases can sometimes be, I dare you to dispute their legitimacy.
How many times have we seen inches be the difference on a big play or even on the outcome of the game? How many championship-caliber teams can you recall that didn’t have a solid running game, or at the very least tried to es...

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