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Honestly am I the only one way more excited about our defense than our offense?

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I'm getting that pre-Christmas feeling for the new NFL season. I can't wait. I genuinely think we'll make playoffs and shut people up. Definitely more competitive than last year and the 2nd half was pretty decent

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Most folks that were opposed to drafting him were opposed to it because we had $100MM+ invested in linebackers already, with a pro bowl MLB making $54MM already on the roster. Has little to do with his talent or football acumen. And it was a logical thought process at the time, despite being clearly wrong now in hindsight.

That's true, and a fair argument.

I guess I was one of the few that justified the situation at the time due to the uncertainties of TD and Beasons injuries. Keek was just one of those guys (regardless of position and needs) that you grab if he is there, a once in a decade kind of player, at least that's what I thought of him at the time and so far deeming to be true...

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right now....not excited about the D.

after draft and all of FA.....maybe. Secondary is still a joke and nothing at DT. I would imagine Hardy/CJ won't be able to lead the NFL in pressures per snap 2 years in a row as well....that is expecting a lot from them to mask things.

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Rivera and McDermott will field a great defense...they've made chicken salad out of chicken sh*t before. Now they are crafting their own roster...probably bad news for those who want Rivera gone, IMO.

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I'm in a dire need to see our defense get back to its nasty ways...my favorite player of all time may be Jerry Rice, but my heart always beats for the defense.

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People seem to forget we had a top 10 defense on paper at the end of the season. That's with some scrubs in the secondary as well. We have the best 4-3 DE tandem in the league and when healthy a top 5 4-3 LB core. We really just need a dominant DT, starting CB and a maybe another starting S. I'm fuging pumped for our defense what say you?!

Also even though this is a bleacher report article and he made some questionable calls on a few spots we have 3 DEs in the top 50. Goes by overall stats when on field.

http://bleacherrepor...-defensive-ends

#38 Frank Alexander LOL

#6 Greg Hardy

#5 Charles Johnson

fap fap fap fapfapfsappfkoefkweofdfdegfw.

What's so LOL about that? (serious question)

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yup. you are. no starting caliber defensive backs, linebackers that could break a second's notice, and still lacking defensive tackle. If we finish in the top 30 in D next year it'll be a miracle.

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yup. you are. no starting caliber defensive backs, linebackers that could break a second's notice, and still lacking defensive tackle. If we finish in the top 30 in D next year it'll be a miracle.

I don't even see how this is even possible. The defense hasn't gotten worse in the off-season. I thinking losing Gamble hurts, but he didn't even play last year so that's a moot point. Plus they still have the opportunity to improve in the draft. No way we're even close to the bottom in D next year.

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What have we done on offense to make any of us excited about it. Of course, we're excitied about the defense with the new additions. I don't care what anyone say about our corners being too small. We're better there now than last year. Secondary is going to be fun to watch this season!

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I don't even see how this is even possible. The defense hasn't gotten worse in the off-season. I thinking losing Gamble hurts, but he didn't even play last year so that's a moot point. Plus they still have the opportunity to improve in the draft. No way we're even close to the bottom in D next year.

Agreed. Gamble barely played and stunk when he did.

We are suiting up a top 10 defense for sure unless we totally screw up the rest of free agency and the draft. Find a decent CB and draft a DT at 14 and we could be top 5.

(Jinx)

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