The Indianapolis Colts are hoping bigger players create a better defense.
New coach Chuck Pagano has changed the team's defensive philosophy after a dismal 2-14 season.
Gone are the zone coverages and Tampa 2 principles that have been a mainstay for the Colts for nearly a decade. Instead, Pagano has implemented a 3-4 hybrid defense that relies more on blitzes to pressure quarterbacks and bigger players along the defensive line to stand up against the run - just like his former team, the Baltimore Ravens.
Indy's players have embraced the changes, and former Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski says he's impressed with how much progress the Colts have made in eight days of training camp.
But the real test will come when Indy opens the season Sept. 9 at Chicago.
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