Breaking down the defenses

Eric Allen takes a look at the strengths and weaknesses of each defense and gives some advice on how to beat them.

Updated: February 2, 2006, 12:21 PM ET
By Eric Allen | ESPN Insider
For my defensive breakdown of the Super Bowl participants, I've decided to list the strengths and weaknesses of both teams, as well as what the opposing team should do to defeat that particular unit.

Eric Allen

NFL studio analyst
Eric Allen, a 14-year NFL veteran and was one of the NFL's premier defensive backs, joined ESPN in August 2002 as an NFL studio analyst. His primary role is providing analysis for ESPNEWS' Monday Quarterback.