"They're not as intimidating as they used to be," former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann said. "Ray Lewis is a year older, Ed Reed is a year older. Lardarius Webb is playing terrific football, he's stepped up, but 'Sizzle' is the kind of guy you don't replace. He's an elite individual. The defense isn't the same and it's not going to be. They still have the experience and instincts to get the job done, but's its tougher for them now."