NFL.com - Examining Houston Texans' defensive rise under Wade Phillips

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  1. alphajoker

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    Nice read.

    The key to Wade's defense: Simplicity and Adaptability................and picking a group of players without Temerity!
     
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    Have you been hanging with Runner?
     
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    Really enjoyed that. Thanks!

    rep
     
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    This defense kinda reminds me of the 1993 Oilers that won 12 games...yes, Buddy Ryan and the punch.
     
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    Good read joker, thanks.
     
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    Cosell Talks: The Evolving Chess Match
    http://nflfilms.nfl.com/2012/07/06/cosell-talks-the-evolving-chess-match/?module=HP11_content_stream

    Defensive Personnel Packages
    http://www.profootballfocus.com/blog/2012/04/11/fantasy-defensive-personnel-packages-%E2%80%93-part-1/
    These are the Defensive Formation Snap Counts for 2011.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers emulate Houston Texans defense
    http://www.bucsnation.com/2012/7/7/3143638/tampa-bay-buccaneers-emulate-houston-texans-defense
    In the NFL you're doing well when others start copying what you're doing...
     
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    Rep coming your way. Somone once said imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. The only thing you worry about is if the exceptional defense becomes the common defense. The offense will then tend to develop more effective ways of combating........sort of when the 3-4 was first installed. But an innovative DC will show his worth then even more.
     


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    Good reads thanks to both Alpha and Pec0s. MSR.

    Can't wait to see how the new guy - Mercilus - fits in to the rotation; and what Wade will do with him.
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