Jump to content





Photo
- - - - -

Pff: Nickle And Dime Packages Are Being Used More Than Base Defensive Alignments In The Nfl


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
33 replies to this topic

#31 rodeo

rodeo

    Keelah se'lai

  • Joined: 24-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 16,924
  • Reputation: 4,946
HUDDLER

Posted 02 May 2012 - 01:01 PM

Didn't we use Godfrey as a nickel CB last year? If we can get one corner to step up...we could go that route..we would need Godfrey to step up his tackling and play recognition ability.

CB: Gamble, Hogan/Butler
Nickle CB: Godfrey
Safety: Smith/Martin/Nakamura
Safety: Nakamura/Martin/Smith


Drives where they were in that package were almost guaranteed TDs, because Jordan Pugh came in for Godfrey, and he was literally the worst DB in NFL history.

Should work much better with one of the FA signings there instead.

#32 Mage

Mage

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 31-January 10
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 1,665
  • Reputation: 811
HUDDLER

Posted 02 May 2012 - 01:55 PM

That may be true this year, but last year they passed on Carlos Rogers because "There isn't anything available in free agency that we don't already have with Munnerlyn."

Then he made the Pro Bowl.


This is not true.

http://profootballta...-carlos-rogers/

We were interested in him and I remember Gantt or Reed saying we would have gotten him if it wasn't for San Francisco. Can't sign 'em all.

#33 Delhommey

Delhommey

    Moderator

  • Joined: 24-November 08
  • posts: 12,741
  • Reputation: 2,427
Moderators

Posted 02 May 2012 - 02:17 PM

If you need an article to tell you defenses are playing more nickle and dime, you haven't watched football in the last 5 years.

#34 MrBubba

MrBubba

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 28-February 09
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 1,666
  • Reputation: 200
HUDDLER

Posted 02 May 2012 - 04:25 PM

Per PFT the Bengals may soon part ways with Nate Clements

http://profootballta...e-in-cincinnati