Steelers excel at inside job
The Steelers and Buccaneers are among the strongest interior run defenses in the league, writes Steve Muench.
Playing behind those two defensive tackles made MLB Mike Singletary that much more effective and few, if any players, matched his intensity level when he manned the middle of the field. With the middle of the defense making it difficult for teams to run inside, they had to attack the perimeter more and that gives the pursuit a little longer to get to the ball.
Here are the five teams that have the strongest interior run defenses in the league today.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE NFL HEADLINES
- Source: Gronkowski out; tears ACL, MCL
- Peterson: No tears or Lisfranc injury to foot
- Cardinals' Mathieu out due to torn ACL, LCL
- Sherman: Bad calls only reason Seattle lost
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
- G-III Women's Pittsburgh Steelers Vintage White T-Shirt