Re: Defense showing its age, and....
One thing I will gurantee: almost ALL of the teams that are sitting 3-0 or 2-1 at this juncture won't even be in the PICTURE when this season is all said and done. Hell, the Bills started undefeated last season and the Giants were playing a "do or die 1 game season" since the mid-way point and won the freakin' Super Bowl.
I'll say one thing. Polamalu and Harrison are straight up BALLING PLAYMAKERS. This defense not only miss's their presence, but also the duo's that go with it. Woodley and Harrison have yet to play together. Troy and Clark have yet to play together.
Harrison to Carter is a laughable DROPOFF and that's an understatement. Troy to Mundy isn't even comparable. That's the front half of our pas-rush and our secondary ball-hawking backfield that's missing All-Pros.
We MUST respond and get healthy. There's no choice.
"I believe the game is designed to reward the one's who hit the hardest. If you can't take it, you shouldn't play!" -Jack Lambert