Shutdown defenders have the talent to erase receivers from the game. When they enter the zone; their coverage is tighter and interceptions are more frequent on contested catches.
Force incompletionsDon't allow yards
Defenders with this ability will dive for increased range on pass breakups and interceptions.
Medium Route KO
Defenders with this ability force more catch tackle knockouts in man-to-man versus medium routes; 10-20 yards from the LoS.