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Old 01-14-2005   #1
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Default For Those Who Say The 3-4 Doesn't Work......

Look at the Steelers, Patriots, and Chargers. All 3 of those defenses were key to their teams playoff run. Only us and the Raiders are the only teams who ran the 3-4 and didn't make the playoffs. I know all 3-4 schemes are different, but quit bashing the 3-4. I love the 3-4. A few teams run it, it can hide what we are trying to do, and it uses LB's as the core, the true defensive playmakers. Maybe our 3-4 defense can use a scheme makeover, but this thing works, and I think we can be one of the top defense using the 3-4, just as long as we get the right personal in here.
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the thing is they all run the same kind of 3-4 but we run a different kind of 3-4. theres is more of a agressive style while ours is more of a bend dont break waight for the other team to make a misstake insted of forcing them to.
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3-4 Defense > all

But like the previous poster said....PIT,NE and SD are all aggressive style 3-4s...we run a BDB 3-4. But yeah,no more 3-4 bashing...OR ELSE!
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The 3-4 is awesome.. I run that with my pop warner kids... well a form of it they're only 13years old
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I think the biggest problem with the 3-4 is it is harder to find players that have experience with the 3-4 and players such as tweeners and DL are harder to come by that fit the defense. You are much more limited in these 2 areas when drafting or looking at free agents.
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I think you have that backwards. Our secondary is our strength. It's our front 7 that is the weaker set of players.
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