Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott likes his unit's aggressive offensive-minded approach. Now he just hopes it carries over to the regular season. McDermott's vastly improved defense has produced 10 turnovers and scored four defensive touchdowns in three preseason games - three of those TD returns coming in a 34-27 win over the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night. McDermott said the coaches have been placing added emphasis on creating turnovers this season - and apparently the players are listening. ''It's part of our philosophy that we lay out,'' McDermott said. ''We talked about it since the spring. The guys are doing a really good job with it and they take a lot of pride in it. I think that's the biggest part - they make it part of them and how they play. It's become a part of our DNA, so to speak.'' McDermott said he started to see that attitude develop within the defense late last se...
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