Kansas City Chiefs: Defense Analysis

May 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I have to admit that I dread entering this article, considering that all Chief fans know how weak the Chiefs Defense was this past year, but I think the following statistics and comments will shed some light on the topic
I did some research on player grades. These are scout grades and not the grading system which most fans are aware of. I will go down each player on the starting defense
Drafted No #3 in the 2009 draft overall, many people thought he was a reach. Based on how well he played last year I think they were right. His head wasn't in the game. Maybe he was spending most of his time thinking what he wanted to buy with his $30 Million.
There were 39 Defensive Ends who played in the 3/4. Jackson graded out dead last at No. #39.
Despite playing over 700 snaps, he recorded no quarterback sacks, was never used in coverage, and was ranked as the worst run defender of all Defensive Ends. No one was anywhere close. ...

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