Defensive Team articles on Wikipedia
American football positions
The defensive team or defense is the team that begins a play from scrimmage not in possession of the ball. The objective of the defensive team is to
May 17th 2017



NBA All-Defensive Team
NBA-All">The NBA All-Defensive Team is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA) honor given since the 1968–69 NBA season to the best defensive players during
May 19th 2017



WNBA All-Defensive Team
WNBA-All">The WNBA All-Defensive Team is an annual Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) honor given since the 2005 WNBA season to the best defensive players
Sep 30th 2016



All-Defensive Team
All-Defensive Team may refer to: NBA All-Defensive Team WNBA All-Defensive Team Philippine Basketball Association All-Defensive Team award
Dec 20th 2015



Defensive back
and Canadian football, defensive backs (DBs) are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are
Apr 30th 2017



Defensive coordinator
A defensive coordinator is a member of the coaching staff of a gridiron football team who is in charge of the defense. Generally, along with the offensive
Nov 13th 2016



Defensive end
Defensive end (DE) is a defensive position in the sport of American and Canadian football. This position has designated the players at each end of the
May 9th 2017



Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award
regardless of league. Also in 2014, a new award was created for the best Defensive Team of the Year, regardless of league. During the first two years, the
May 8th 2017



Defensive tackle
A defensive tackle (DT) is typically the largest and strongest of the defensive players in American football. The defensive tackle typically lines up opposite
Sep 12th 2016



National Football League Defensive Player of the Year Award
Several organizations give out NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards that are listed in the NFL Record and Fact Book and Total Football II: The Official
May 23rd 2017



Philippine Basketball Association All-Defensive Team
The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) All-Defensive Team is an honor given annually to the five players which exhibited outstanding defensive capabilities
May 7th 2017



NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award
Defensive Player of the Year recipient was not voted to the NBA All-Defensive First Team in the same year. Robertson in 1986, Mutombo (1995), Tyson Chandler
May 23rd 2017



Bruce Smith (defensive end)
Bruce Bernard Smith (born June 18, 1963) is a former American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills and the Washington Redskins of the National
May 11th 2017



Lineman (gridiron football)
In gridiron football, a lineman is a player who specializes in play at the line of scrimmage. The linemen of the team currently in possession of the ball
May 24th 2017



Malik Jackson (defensive lineman)
Malik Barron Jackson (born January 11, 1990) is an American football defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL)
Apr 18th 2017



Kyle Williams (defensive tackle)
Kyle Derrick Williams (born June 10, 1983) is an American football defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played
Apr 6th 2017



Defensive three-second violation
A defensive three-second violation, also known as illegal defense, is a basketball rules infraction in the National Basketball Association (NBA) introduced
May 20th 2017



NBL Best Defensive Player Award
The National Basketball League Best Defensive Player is an annual National Basketball League (NBL) award given since the 1980 NBL season to the best defensive
Feb 13th 2017



Greg Marshall (defensive lineman)
Gregory Edward Marshall (born September 9, 1956) is the defensive coordinator for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Most recently
Nov 17th 2016



Chris Canty (defensive lineman)
For the former NFL and Arena Football League player, see Chris Canty (defensive back). Christopher Lee Canty (born November 10, 1982) is an American football
Mar 22nd 2017



Dave Ball (defensive end)
David Stewart Ball (born January 4, 1981) is an American former college and professional football player who was a defensive end in the National Football
Dec 15th 2016



William Gay (defensive lineman)
For other people with the same name, see Gay William Gay (disambiguation). William H. Gay is a retired American football defensive end. He resides in Detroit
Jan 25th 2017



Defensive rating
Defensive rating or defensive efficiency is a statistic used in basketball to measure an individual player's efficiency at preventing the other team from
Oct 29th 2016



Aaron Brown (defensive lineman)
Brown Aaron Lewis Brown, Jr. (November 16, 1943 – November 15, 1997) was an American football defensive lineman born in Port Arthur, Texas. Brown played for
Sep 20th 2016



Pac-12 Conference Men's Basketball Defensive Player of the Year
Pac The Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year is an annual college basketball award presented to the top defensive player in men's basketball in the Pac-12 Conference
Apr 2nd 2017



C. J. Mosley (defensive lineman)
This article is about the defensive lineman. For the linebacker, see C. J. Mosley (linebacker). Calvin Michael "C. J." Mosley, Jr. (born August 6, 1983)
Apr 9th 2017



4–3 defense
In American football, a 4–3 defense is a defensive alignment consisting of four down linemen and three linebackers. It is a called a "base defense" because
May 18th 2017



John Henderson (defensive tackle)
John Nathan Henderson (born January 9, 1979), nicknamed Big John or Big Hen, is a former football defensive tackle who played ten seasons in the National
Apr 24th 2017



Clarence Williams (defensive end)
Clarence Williams (September 3, 1946 – May 8, 2017) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dallas
May 14th 2017



Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award
The AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award is given by the Associated Press to the league's most outstanding defensive player at the end of every National
Apr 24th 2017



D. J. Jones (defensive lineman)
David-OliverDavid Oliver "D. J." Jones (born January 19, 1995) is an American football defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League
May 13th 2017



USA Today All-USA high school football team (1990–99)
See also: USA-Today-AllUSA Today All-USA high school football team (1982–89) and USA-Today-AllUSA Today All-USA high school football team (2000–09) Main article: USA-Today-AllUSA Today All-USA
Jan 6th 2017



USA Today All-USA high school football team (2000–09)
See also: USA-Today-AllUSA Today All-USA high school football team (1982–89) and USA-Today-AllUSA Today All-USA high school football team (1990–99) Main article: USA-Today-AllUSA Today All-USA
Dec 21st 2016



Derrick Alexander (defensive end)
Derrick Alexander (born November 13, 1973) is a former defensive end/defensive tackle who played for the Minnesota Vikings and Cleveland Browns of the
Jan 7th 2017



USA Today All-USA high school football team (1982–89)
See also: USA-Today-AllUSA Today All-USA high school football team (1990–99) and USA-Today-AllUSA Today All-USA high school football team (2000–09) Main article: USA-Today-AllUSA Today All-USA
Apr 15th 2017



Mark Carrier (safety)
Mark Anthony Carrier, III (born April 28, 1968) is a retired American football safety who played in the National Football League. He was the former defensive
Feb 22nd 2017



Chris Baker (defensive lineman)
Christopher Isaiah Baker (born October 8, 1987), nicknamed "Swaggy", is an American football defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National
May 5th 2017



Telus Cup – Defensive
The Telus CupDefensive is awarded annually to the person voted the best defensive player in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. It was known as the
Mar 31st 2015



David Carter (defensive lineman)
David Carter (born December 10, 1987) is an American football defensive end and vegan activist. He is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Arizona
May 18th 2017



John Dutton (defensive lineman)
John Owen Dutton (born February 6, 1951) is a former professional football defensive lineman in the National Football League with the Baltimore Colts and
May 7th 2017



Jerry Mays (defensive lineman)
Gerald Avery Mays (November 24, 1939 – July 17, 1994) was a football player who starred collegiately for Southern Methodist University before becoming
Jan 10th 2017



Charles Johnson (defensive end)
Johnson Charles Johnson (born July 10, 1986) is an American football defensive end for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). Johnson played
Mar 11th 2017



Defensive spectrum
In sabermetrics, the defensive spectrum is the graphical representation of the positions on a baseball field, arranged from left (the easiest defensive
Aug 29th 2014



Greg Johnson (defensive lineman)
Gregory Devon Johnson (born December 3, 1953) is a former American football defensive lineman. Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles, he had brief stints
Dec 15th 2016



USA Today All-USA high school football team
Each year, American newspaper USA Today awards outstanding high-school American football players with a place on its All-USA High School Football Team
Apr 28th 2017



Chris Smith (defensive end)
Chris Smith (born February 11, 1992) is an American football defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted
Apr 30th 2017



Justin Smith (defensive end)
Not to be confused with Justin Smith (linebacker). Justin Smith (born September 30, 1979), nicknamed "The Cowboy", is a former American football defensive
May 8th 2017



Steve Miller (defensive lineman)
Steve Miller (born February 28, 1992) is an American football defensive end for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played
May 16th 2017



Jason Jones (defensive end)
Jason Duane Jones (born May 23, 1986) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the
Mar 8th 2017



Marcus Smith II
Marcus Smith II (born March 31, 1992) is an American football defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted
May 7th 2017





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