Originally Posted by ricardisimo
And they are something like 13th in points allowed. If you prefer, we can look at the Colts instead, who are 5th in TOP. Let's hear your take on their defense.
The Baltimore Ravens are dead last in TOP. Look at their defense and tell me how this equates.
That fits in perfectly with what I am saying. Stats don't and never will, tell the whole story.
In my opinion, the Steelers having the statistical #1 defense does not mean that they actually have the best defense in the NFL.
If you want to say they are the best because they are #1 in total yards, that is fine. You are allowed to do that.
Just as I am allowed to say that they are not the best defense because they cannot create turnovers at all and can barely put any pressure on the opposing QB. Not to mention all the 4th quarter leads we have lost this year because of this same stout defense.