Feb. 15, 2024 – 15:12 – Week 4 of the NFL season is in the books and with nearly every team playing a quarter of its schedule, we’re starting to getting a definitive look at where defenses stand. In a year with a shortened offseason and the elimination of preseason games, nearly every defense is getting worse in 2020.
There are exceptions to the standard we’ve seen, namely the Indianapolis Colts. Heading into Week 5, there are no lingering doubts about this team’s ability to shut down offenses. On a Sunday that was forgettable for many of the league’s top defenses, there is some shakeup coming out of Week 4.
Here, we rank the top-20 defenses in the NFL heading into Week 5.