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Gregg Williams New Dc?

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by iBruce, Jan 29, 2014.

  1. It is an attractive idea that could be challenging in practice due to cap implications (though good point, and I agree interest would probably be mutual). For Verner, having a Pro Bowl season in a contract year couldn't have possibly been better timed (especially since they were reportedly looking to replace him with a bigger, faster physical specimen in the off-season and pre-season, but in the end, his superior instincts, football smarts and playmaking ability were evident to everybody and he forced his way back onto the field). He made himself a lot of money, and somebody is going to pay it for a frontline CB prospect (i have heard figures like $40-$50 million suggested, as he is young), not sure we can afford that. Though if we did make one splash signing (not sure if that would be workable under the cap?), and we can't retain Saffold, that would be an awesome signing on so many levels... talent, experience and scheme familiarity, he would represent an INSTANT massive upgrade of our secondary. We could be a FS away from having a nearly complete defense (I'm not as concerned about the third LB position as some, maybe we re-sign Dunbar, get another free agent vet like him, or maybe a day two or three pick if we get some extra picks in a first round trade down scenario or two)?
     
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  2. BigRamFan Living the life Jimmy Buffett only sang about.

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    You make a great point, even if Saffold walks we may not have/be willing to spend that kind of $ on a CB. But, if Finn is cut/restructures and Saffold walks maybe, just maybe...

    I am also in favor of bringing Dunbar back. I think his familiarity with G. Williams is a plus for us.
     
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    I love it, a players coach who players love to play for, who isn't afraid to call a player out or even sit him if he doesn't play up to expectations, makes his players accountable in every phase, practice, meeting room, weightroom and on the field, im sure his son followed his dads coaching style and he had this defense playing pretty damn good.
     
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  4. mr.stlouis Well-Known Member

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    Does this change the draft plans??
     
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  5. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    I wonder that myself. I doubt it, since Williams runs a very similar defense to Fisher, so I don't think they need to find people who fit his scheme better. But who knows, Williams might think we don't have enough pass rushers and we draft one of the OLB like Mack
     
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    I can stomach the nerd but the other two... id like to punch right in the mouth.
     
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  7. I wouldn't think so, but I guess you could interpret it either way of so.

    1 - With a better defensive coach who could do more with upgraded personnel, emphasize defense.

    2 - With a better defensive coach who could do more with existing personnel, emphasize offense.

    I don't think it changes their plans, but if anything, I find the latter option more plausible, and that dovetails with Fisher's stated intent of scoring more points.
     
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  8. Warner4Prez Mɥɐʇ┴ɥǝHǝll¿

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    Did we lose any fans yet?
    I seem to remember some goofballs promising to stop following this team if GW got the DC job.
     
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  9. Tron Fights for the User

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    Great hire!!!! Our defense will move into the top 10 now i hope. Talk about a Smash Mouth division!!! whiners and seahags already crying how the Rams are gonna be even dirtier and to expect us to be like the last Seattle game every game now...freaking idiots. Hope we crush them to pieces.
     
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  10. Warner4Prez Mɥɐʇ┴ɥǝHǝll¿

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    Fixed that for you.
     
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  11. mr.stlouis Well-Known Member

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    Haha!!! I saw that on the SeaHags forum... what a bunch of PANZIES!!! Heck the refs are on their side so WE have a gripe not them!!!!
     
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  12. Rams and Gators Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    I'll personally contribute $1,000 to the "behead CrapOnDick" fund.
     
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  13. OnceARam Well-Known Member

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    Good question. Can you imagine Snead getting yelled at by Fisher and Williams at the same time!? Poor guy. I imagine that this just reinforces the fact that we need a true FS who can cover some extra ground to make up for the holes in the secondary caused by all the blitzing...
     
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  14. OnceARam Well-Known Member

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    That's illegal. Having said that I'm hoping they take out his knees. Make him stand in the pocket.
     
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  15. mr.stlouis Well-Known Member

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    Yes! Hit'em high, hit'em, but hit him reeeaaallly hard. Like Brockers hard, (which was actually a clean play... too clean for what I'm talking about lol.)
     
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    Not one worthy of a first round pick. Getting one in free agency would be great.
     
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    I don't think it will alter the draft plans at all, the coaching staff has known where the hole are on defense and im sure they have plans to shore up those holes.
     
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  18. Username Has a Well-Known Member

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    Maybe we should force feed our team adderall until they all become pro-bowlers. That's a more honorable approach. Yeah, the seattle seacunts, their fans, and Pete are all perfect.
     
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    I'm sure there will be a lot of emphasis on keeping our cool, dumb personal fouls, and not having crap after the whistle this offseason. Williams doesn't endorse that crap. That said I don't expect this defense to lose an ounce of intensity under him, if not gain some.
     
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  20. OnceARam Well-Known Member

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    Which one? I don't care were we get one. We could go to Australia and pick up a guy from rugby union for all I care.

    (list is from yahoo sports, list of 2014 FA safeties. - I thought Charles Woodson was retired but whatever.)

    Safeties

    1. Jairus Byrd
    2. T.J. Ward
    3. Antoine Bethea
    4. Chris Clemons
    5. Malcolm Jenkins
    6. Stevie Brown
    7. Major Wright
    8. Nate Allen
    9. Charles Woodson
    10. Ryan Clark
    11. James Ihedigbo
    12. Bernard Pollard
    13. Donte Whitner
    14. Usama Young
    15. Kendrick Lewis
    16. Mike Adams
    17. Michael Mitchell
    18. Chris Crocker
    19. Yeremiah Bell
    20. Quintin Mikell
    21. Michael Huff
    22. Brandon Meriweather
    23. Ryan Mundy
    24. Taylor Mays
    25. Ed Reed
    26. Jim Leonhard
    27. Husain Abdullah
    28. Darrell Stuckey
    29. Sergio Brown
    30. Colt Anderson
    31. Darian Stewart
    32. Craig Steltz
    33. Chris Maragos
    34. Will Allen
    35. Quintin Demps
    36. Matt Giordano
    37. Reed Doughty
    38. Danny McCray
    39. Kurt Coleman

    40. John Wendling
     
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