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  1. Ravens defense eyes return to dominance

    Jamison Hensley

    A realization hit defensive coordinator Dean Pees when he talked to coach John Harbaugh about the Baltimore Ravens' depth chart this offseason: Only two starters remain from the defense that helped the Ravens win the Super Bowl 17 months ago. "Whe...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  2. Chargers' biggest key to success

    Eric D. Williams

    San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano established creating turnovers as a point of emphasis for his unit during the offseason. Pagano's defense finished with just 17 turnovers forced last season, third fewest in the NFL. However, t...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  3. Marinelli likes that D has much to prove

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Rod Marinelli likes what he saw from his Dallas Cowboys defense in the spring. The defensive coordinator liked that he has more players along the defensive line. He likes the linebackers' "movement skills." He likes how cornerback...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  4. Big 12 lunchtime links

    Jake Trotter

    No Neymar, no problem. Brazil over Germany today. Who you got? New West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson has a big challenge in trying to figure out what Alabama's offense will look like, writes the Charleston Gazette's Dave Hickman. ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  5. Key summer questions for Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, ...

    With the league on summer break until training camps open, NFL Nation's NFC West reporters take stock of key questions facing the Cardinals, 49ers, Seahawks and Rams.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  6. College Football - Florida State Seminoles' chances of making pla...

    Rod Gilmore

    Jameis Winston returns for the Florida State Seminoles, but defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt does not. What will the Seminoles' chances of making the inaugural college playoff be? Rod Gilmore takes a look.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  7. Defense must improve on money down

    Eric D. Williams

    One of the things San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano would like to improve on for his group in 2014 is the ability to get off the field on third down. The Chargers finished No. 20 in the NFL in this category last season, getting ...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  8. Billy Davis: Monster nose tackles are ideal

    Andy Jasner

    Before the Philadelphia Eagles concluded their final three-day minicamp earlier this month, defensive coordinator Billy Davis discussed a variety of subjects with the media. Here are some snippets which appeared on Phillymag.com: On the value o...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  9. DC John Pagano looking for 11 good men

    Eric D. Williams

    Pleased with the overall depth he has defensively, San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano believes there will be some intense competition for starting jobs once training camp opens July 24. Only three starters can be written in pen d...

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  10. How Romeo Crennel envisions nose tackles

    Tania Ganguli

    The Texans got bigger all over the field this offseason -- most notably in the front and center of their defense. "Because of the way we play the technique, generally we've had bigger guys to be along that front," defensive coordinator Romeo Crenn...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  11. Jets' rebuilt secondary goes green

    Rich Cimini

    Two of the MICs (most important coaches) in training camp will be defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman and secondary coach Tim McDonald. They're charged with the responsibility of guiding a young group through its formative stage, trying to minimize ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  12. Crennel charged with upping production

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- Romeo Crennel looked around the room during his first news conference as the Texans' defensive coordinator and asked each person there to introduce themselves. After a dozen reporters stated their names and affiliations, Crennel looked to ...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  13. Dennis Thurman won't pursue case

    Jane McManus

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Through an attorney, New York Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman said Thursday he would not pursue civil or criminal action against a woman who recently accused him of slapping her at a restaurant. Asked during the Jet...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  14. Fewell optimistic about Giants' D, naturally

    Kieran Darcy

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo was the main attraction at Giants camp Thursday, but defensive coordinator Perry Fewell took questions from the media as well. Fewell is entering his fourth season on the job, but had s...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  15. Vic Fangio pleased with key new DBs

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers secondary is undergoing a major change as the team added several new players to the unit. At the 49ers' minicamp Wednesday, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio addressed some of them and what he expects. ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  16. NFL Nation Buzz: Tennessee Titans

    ESPN.com staff

    Tennessee Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky spoke with defensive coordinator Ray Horton and how much he will have to adjust his scheme according to the personnel....

    Blog | June 18, 2014