The Kansas City Chiefs defense is under going a philosophy change. Under first year defensive coordinator Bob Sutton, the Chiefs defense will be more aggressive, looking for turnovers and ballhawking.
Learning from Rex Ryan as a linebackers coach in 2012, Sutton intends on bringing the overload blitzing 3-4 scheme to the Chiefs defense to increase the pressure on opposing quarterbacks.
According to Randy Covitz of KansasCity.com, the players are excited about playing in a scheme that gives them the freedom to go out and attack, not react.
“Coach Sutton is definitely going to bring an attack-style defense to our ball club,” said inside linebacker Derrick Johnson. “He’s already talked about it, about taking the ball away.
One of my goals is to take the ball away … and score. That’s the name of the game. Of course the main objective is to win, but takeaways are going to be big for us this year.”
“I’m excited about the defense staying in that 3-4 scheme, which I had pretty goo...