Thread: Free Safety
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Old 07-31-2008   #25
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Default Re: Free Safety

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Originally Posted by PHAROAH View Post
I see Will Demps as the starting FS but the SS position will be interesting and I have a funny prediction that is going to light some fires on this site. I predict that the Texans sign Strong Safety Roy Williams after he is cut from the Cowboys. Alright guys go ahead and pull out your bats but this guy would be perfect for our system and plus he has fallen out of love with the Cowgirls.
How is Roy Williams perfect for our system?

The safeties in our system are interchangeable. We really don't have "strong" and "free" safeties. Both are supposed to be able to step up against the run, cover a RB or TE one-on-one, and play "centerfield" as support against deep passes. By making them interchangeable, it makes it difficult for QB's to read what the defense is doing.

Since Roy Williams is weak against the pass, he would not fit our system at all.
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