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  1. Random Raiders thoughts: Carr protection

    Bill Williamson

    As the Oakland Raiders settle in London for the week and I spend the day traveling, here are some random thoughts after the team played gamely in New England but fell to 0-3 on Sunday: The Raiders' run defense was better as it allowed just 76 yar...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  2. Defense does enough to get the win

    Andy Jasner

    The Philadelphia Eagles gave up 34 points. They allowed Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins to throw for a career-high 427 yards. For the third straight week, the Eagles' defense came up with enough clutch plays to help record a win. I...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
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  5. 'Simple' fix for New Orleans Saints' defense

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. - The answer to the New Orleans Saints' defensive woes was simple: Simplify things. After struggling with assignment and communication breakdowns during their first two games, the Saints cut out all of their on-field checks and ad...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  6. Peters was just defensing his QB

    Andy Jasner

    Jason Peters never meant to get ejected. When Washington Redskins defensive lineman Chris Baker brutally knocked Nick Foles to the ground, the Philadelphia Eagles left tackle came to the defense of his quarterback. "He was cheap-shotted," Peter...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  7. Upon Further Review: Romo gets better

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys moved to 2-1 with a 34-31 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday afternoon. The Cowboys rallied from a 21-0 deficit thanks to Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and a defense that finally made plays when the game was on the line. Afte...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  8. What is next for hurting Steelers defense?

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers took control of an eventual 37-19 win over the Carolina Panthers after halftime Sunday night. But the third quarter also exacted a heavy price from a defense that played its best game of the season. And the...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
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  10. Fins players questioning their DC?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Miami Dolphins entered the 2014 season with a defense that was largely expected to be a quality group. The concern may have been a lack of depth and some potential holes, particularly at linebacker. However, they have allowed at least 29 points e...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  11. Falcons hope to sustain defensive intensity

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan sent a subtle but stern message to this defense last week when he said no defender was playing at a high level. "That was true," defensive tackle Corey Peters said. "The Saints game, we didn't play ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  12. Arizona Cardinals defense ranks among best in NFL under coordinat...

    Jim Trotter

    The aggressive strategies of coordinator Todd Bowles have the Arizona Cardinals defense ranked among the NFL's best, Jim Trotter writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  13. Cowboys defense not pleased with showing

    Todd Archer

    ST. LOUIS -- Maybe it's a sign of maturity, as Jason Garrett suggested after the Dallas Cowboys' 34-31 victory against the St. Louis Rams, but the defenders were not pleased with their effort Sunday. Yes, Bruce Carter had an interception return fo...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  14. Muffed punt shouldn't spoil Brown's day

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On a Sunday night when the defense looked dreadful, when the offense was down to a running back signed off of the practice squad a day earlier because of injuries, there was one bright spot for the Carolina Panthers. Philly Brow...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  15. Chiefs defense needs to create turnovers

    Adam Teicher

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- In one sense, the Kansas City Chiefs are in no position to ask for more from their defense. Missing four starters because of injuries and put in difficult situations after turnovers and sloppy special teams play, the Chiefs got...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  16. Geno Smith is a quarterback on the rise, ahead of Bears-Jets - NF...

    Jon Gruden

    Geno Smith is a quarterback on the rise, says Jon Gruden, with the potential to be a good NFL QB in the long term. Gruden also discusses Jay Cutler's improvement and the genius of Rex Ryan's defense in his "Monday Night Football" primer for Bears-Jets.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  17. Steelers' defensive line gets physical in win

    Scott Brown

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- After a maligned defense helped steady the Pittsburgh Steelers following a shaky start Sunday night, veteran defensive end Brett Keisel delivered a simple message to his teammates. "Let's go have some fun and close this thing ou...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  18. Offensive woes do in Broncos defense

    Jeff Legwold

    SEATTLE -- The Denver Broncos spent lavishly in free agency to buy a defense with enough of an edge to give them a chance in a rematch of the NFL's title game and enough on-field toughness to push them back into a Super Bowl. That defense opened t...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  19. Second half different story for defense

    Josh Weinfuss

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- When a team isn't expecting something from an offense -- which is rare in the NFL -- the first half of Sunday's Arizona Cardinals game is the result. The San Francisco 49ers came out five wide without two tight ends, spreading A...

    Blog | September 21, 2014