The Lost Art of the Takeaway

The two things you ask from an NFL defense are to prevent points and take the ball away from the opponent, preferably via a turnover. The latter is an art that seems to have been lost on the Eagles lately.

Here are the defense's takeaway numbers by coordinator under Andy Reid:

 

 Coordinator  Seasons  Games    Int.  FR  Total TA    Per Game  
 Jim Johnson  1999-08    160  168     138     316  1.98
 Sean McDermott    2009-10  32  48  24  72  2.25
 Juan Castillo  2011-12  22  22  10  32  1.45
 Todd Bowles  2012  8  0  4  4  0.50

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