Defensive breakdown

Eric Allen breaks down each defense in Super Bowl XLI and takes a brief look at what the opposing offense should do.

Updated: February 1, 2007, 6:04 PM ET
By Eric Allen | ESPN.com
For my defensive breakdown of the Super Bowl participants, I've decided to list the strengths of both teams, as well as what the opposing team should do to defeat that particular unit.


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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.