defense

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Maryland defense was gashed in its 45-6 loss to West Virginia on Saturday in Morgantown, W.V. How can we quantify it? Maybe by breaking it all down by the numbers.

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COLLEGE PARK -- Spending close to 63 percent of the game on the field is suboptimal for any defense.

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A defensive lineman often may find himself charged with occupying offensive linemen so that linebackers can attack the man with the ball, unfettered by blockers.

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Is defense among the problems for the Boston Red Sox this year? Statistically, they aren’t especially bad, even via advanced metrics — until you get to left field.

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Maryland’s 2015 Red/White Spring Game is Saturday at 1 p.m. at Byrd Stadium in College Park. Here are 3 things you need to know.

1) A new defense

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