Originally Posted by Kaylore
That's actually a great point. If someone scores a couple TD's when they got their ball back on a defensive turnover on their opponent's 20, it's not the same as the long drive from your own five. Manning has had both this year. They could flip it the other way to and grade a defense higher for stopping a team from a TD when their offense fumbled the ball in their own redzone.
This is why special teams as the forgotten third leg of a complete team are an under appreciated part of the game. It's a game of field position more than anything.