Roy Williams, S, has been released

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  1. Errant Hothy

    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    http://www.profootballtalk.com/2009/03/05/the-original-roy-williams-gets-his-wish/

    Any before anybody asks, "Should we sign him?"; hell no is the answer.
     
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    Hell no! Horrible in coverage. He needs to try and move to LB.
     
  3. TexansFan33

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    All he does is get burned and then horse collar tackle someone and breaks their ankle.
     
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    Goldensilence hipster elite

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    If we were still playing Richard Smith defense would've been a perfect fit. Guy hits like a mack truck but doesn't cover.

    I think his career imploded largely due to the move to the 3-4 and being asked to do more in coverage as opposed to playing in the box. Which is what he does really well.
     
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    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    He used to hit like a Mack, now he just sucks.
     
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    swtbound07 Jackass of Day!

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    I wouldn't mind putting him in the box as a situational safety in run support....couple him with a ballhawk in centerfield and you could be okay.
     
  7. Ckw

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    What would you guys think about us giving Roy Williams (SS not WR) a look? I really believe that if used correctly, similar to how the Colts use Bob Sanders, he could still be a very good SS. Should we give him a look?
     
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    No and I doubt we will.
     
  9. False Start

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    It ain't happening. Hes been exposed and just isn't that good IMO.
     
  10. Ckw

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    I understand everyone's feelings and yes, he is awful in coverage, but I also think a lot of it has to do with how the Cowgirls have been using him. They constantly tried dropping him back into coverage instead of allowing him to be like a deep roving LB. I personally believe he would be a good compliment to Eugene Wilson.
     
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    I say draft one.
     
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    I wouldn't know. I haven't watched a cowboys game since we played them last. (and I won't watch another one until we play them again)
     
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    I say give him a shot if we got him for a cheap price.
     
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    We need a Strong Safety bad he has gone to 5 pro bowls over the past 7 seasons and he is only 28 years old. I think as the cowboys changed from 4-3 defense to a 3-4 defense the scheme didn't fit his style of play. Roy is better suited to play in 4-3 attacking style defense and yes I think he still has a lot left in the tank I say bring him in for a look.
     
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    Roy is better suited to play as a WLB and we already have a young slightly undersized WLB. We don't play (at least so far) conventional in the box SS and roaming FS. We play almost interchangeable and that ain't Williams. OD would lick his chops at the idea of RW trying to cover him.
     
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    Can I file this under who cares catagory?
     
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    Marcus Ruthless pragmatist

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    With all the screaming you guys do about not having safety with coverage skills, and you want bring in Roy Williams? :crazy:

    He may be good with the horse-collar, but he can't cover the toilet lid with his own ass.
     
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