Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees likes what he’s seen thus far from a unit that has seven different starters from the team that won the Super Bowl last February.
Dean Pees talks about the newest additions to the Ravens Defense and what that means for other player.
When it comes to running the Baltimore Ravens defense, Dean Pees has no regard for history, tradition or statistics.
The fans of Baltimore have experienced something new in the 2012 NFL Season: A below average Ravens defense. The defense hasn’t been able to stop the run or the pass for the majority of the season. Coaches went to work to figure out a way to fix any glaring holes they could find. For now it appears they are headed in the right direction
For years, the Baltimore Ravens have won because of their defense. Now they’re winning in spite of it.
Baltimore is looking for answers after the usually dominant defense has looked pedestrian at best this season. Coach Dean Pees is aware of the situation and will look to correct it by working on the teams’ technique.
For over a decade, the Ravens have prided themselves on fielding the best defense in the NFL. But so far in 2012, the Ravens have been porous to say the least.
The Baltimore Sun’s Aaron Wilson breaks down the Ravens ‘ 9-6 win over the Chiefs.
There is reason to expect the defense to have a fall-off.
In his first game as defensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens, Dean Pees watched Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan follow the opening kickoff with five straight completions for 71 yards and a touchdown.
If the Baltimore Ravens defense is to maintain its unwavering standard of excellence in 2012, the unit must mesh with a new coordinator and operate without several key components — most notably injured All-Pro linebacker Terrell Suggs.
Coach is excited about his new LB/DE Courtney Upshaw out of Alabama