Coaches Learning Network Defensive Consultant
PART I: THE KEY TO TEAM DEFENSE.
Every defensive coach has a philosophy and list of goals regarding team defense. They want to stop the run, they want to keep third down conversions to under a certain percent, they want to have an interception every so many passes, etc.
When that goal is accomplished, whether through a turnover, a stop on downs, or a punt, the result is that your opponent's scoring opportunities are kept to a minimum, and often eliminated.