Role of defense in today's NFL

Posted Dec 18, 2013

Does defense still win championships?

In terms of yards, the Giants go from facing the No. 1 defense against Seattle to playing a top-three offense on the road in Detroit this Sunday.

While the Seahawks have the best record in the NFL, the Lions are 7-7 and currently trail the Packers and Cardinals for the final wild-card spot in the NFC.

“A lot of things to correct and go over and hopefully we can make some adjustments and figure out a way to be more efficient offensively,” Giants quarterback Eli Manning said on Monday coming off the 23-0 loss to the Seahawks. “I think guys will put it behind them and we’ll move forward and try to get ready for this next game, going against another talented team in Detroit, and hopefully play better than what we did yesterday.”

That leads us to our Morning Debate:

Does defense still win championships?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.