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The surprising truth about just how valuable, and damaging, sacks are to each side of the ball

You might have heard the old coaching phrase that sacks kill drives, but have you ever wondered just how valuable a sack is for a defense? Or just how debilitating it can be to an offense?

Yesterday I came across this tweet that answers both of those questions, with a rather surprising stat from NFL drives in 2016

That's some interesting insight for both offensive and defensive guys, and it may give you something extra to consider when choosing guys to play the offensive line or front seven on defense when the time comes later this fall.