3 - 4 Defense

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  1. oilerstruck

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    Since our D-line is hurting, what do you guys think about playing around with a 3-4 some during preseason? I would be interesting to see Tullock and Sirmon both in the middle at the same time.
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  2. Childress79

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    Dude it aint that simple even if you have the right personnel. Not only are you talking about an entirely different scheme but players have to get used to different allignments & gap assignments. That takes an awful lot of time & coaching. We'd also need a nose tackle.

    That is some serious overall not a bit of pre season tinkering around.
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  3. Soxcat

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    It wouldn't be that hard to adjust to. Actually it isn't a bad formation to be able to go to occasionally. They would have to move Starks or Haynesworth to LDE, switch KVB to RDE but we could be even better against the run (not that we could get much worse).

    We have Haynesworth or Starks to play NT. Haynesworth over center isn't such a bad idea. His stats wouldn't look great but he would take up a couple of blockers.
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    None of our DE's are big enough to play a 3-4.

    The regular season is two weeks away Soxcat. I stand by what I said, that is some serious overall not a bit of pre season tinkering around.
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  5. GoT

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    Other teams seem to be able to morph form 3/4 to 4/3 from week to week. Those other teams have won Superbowls because of this.
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  6. Fry

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    now now GoT, do you actually expect us to put together a defensive gameplan that might have the ability to confuse the opposing offense?
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  7. GoT

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    I've given up such high expectations from the D.

    Apparently showing up on game day and going into a coma is good enough to get that game check.
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  8. paraconspiracy

    paraconspiracy long time browser no more

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    both our outside LBs are too small as well
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  9. GoT

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    I got no problem with the 4/3, but the MLB should put up big tackle numbers with the two DTs sucking up all the blockers leaving the MLB roaming free as the wind
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  10. PhiSlammaJamma

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    I don't like the alignment myself. Plug the hole. Teams that run 30 times win 80% of their games. I'd rather plug that area up than react to what the rb is doing as he pushes up the field.
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