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  1. RTC: Defense struggling in red zone

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans ... Over the past month, the Titans have allowed touchdowns on 10 of 12 trips by opponents into the red zone. That red zone defense has been a big part of their skid, says John Glennon of The Tennessean...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  2. Colts red zone defense great during win streak

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky No surprise: The Colts are the league's best team at scoring touchdowns once they reach the red zone, getting six points 71.9 percent of the time it crosses the opponents 20. Moderate surprise: They are fourth in re...

    Blog | December 02, 2008
  3. Silver linings and storm clouds: Indianapolis

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky Numbers that bode well, and maybe not so well, for the Indianapolis Colts. Silver linings: The defense has allowed only three touchdowns and ranks third in the NFL in red-zone defense, allowing only two TDs in nine ...

    Blog | September 23, 2008
  4. Considering orange zone rather than red

    Paul Kuharsky

    We all know the importance of red zone offense and defense. While space for an offense shrinks, is the 20-yard line the best line of demarcation for a defense to tighten up? Via Nate Dunlevy of Bleacher Report, we find this piece in which Matt ...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  5. Titans hanging in at half in Atlanta

    Paul Kuharsky

    ATLANTA -- The Tennessee Titans are fortunate to still be in their game with the Atlanta Falcons at the half. Atlanta drove to an easy touchdown on its first possssion. Then Tennessee's defense twice buckled down in the red zone after solid Falco...

    Blog | November 20, 2011
  6. RTC: Colts consider 'Gideon Principle'

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans John McClain breaks down the Texans' defensive woes. The Texans' offense is the league's best in the red zone, but in the same territory its defense is the worst, says McClain. The linebackers are adj...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  7. Jags need more TDs in red zone

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Jaguars are scoring touchdowns just over half the time they cross into the red zone and it's an issue that they've been harping on. If the offense could do better there, it would help offset the defense's struggles. Opponents are getting six p...

    Blog | November 13, 2009
  8. On Colts in shotgun, red zone and run defense

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky Our usual excellent contribution from ESPN Stats & Information, this time on Peyton Manning and the Colts: Manning tore apart the Cardinals secondary out of the shotgun on Sunday night. Manning's 142.6 pas...

    Blog | September 28, 2009
  9. A closer look at red zone issues

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Red zone production and defense is a crucial element to any NFL game. But there are some particularly intriguing numbers connected to the Ravens-Titans matchup. According to the Elias S...

    Blog | January 09, 2009
  10. After MNF, roof and roster repairs for Texans

    Paul Kuharsky

    AP Photo/Michael Conroy The Texans' defense has allowed opponents to score touchdowns in the red zone a league-worst 71.9 percent of the time. Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky Tuesday or Wednesday, workers will begin replacin...

    Blog | November 30, 2008