The Philadelphia Eagles defense lacks several things, an experienced coordinator and linebacker talent among them, but perhaps the biggest thing missing is a fierce attitude.
To say their defense lacks a killer instinct and nasty demeanor is like saying Andy Reid is only a couple pounds overweight.
If you’re like me, you embrace good defensive football. Sure, having an offense that scores a bunch of points and makes big plays is certainly exciting.
I know that every time Michael Vick drops back and launches a long bomb, I’m breathless with anticipation of the huge play. Especially with the likes of DeSean Jackson on the team.
However, there is nothing I take more pride in than having an intimidating defense.
Defense is what gets me fired-up; it’s what gets my adrenaline pumping; it’s what makes me beam with pride when I see receivers forced to pay the price of going over the middle and quarterbacks who look like a deer in the headlights.
I want a defense ...