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How good is the Michigan defense?

Nov 3, 2018; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Michigan Wolverines defensive lineman Chase Winovich (15) celebrates after he sacks Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Trace McSorley (9) in the first half at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Senior analysts Mike Renner and Steve Palazzolo discuss the dominant defense that is the Michigan Wolverines. They look at PFF stats and data to explain what makes Michigan's defense elite.

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