Originally Posted by Banned_n_austin
How do you stop Terrell Owens and the Eagles and win the NFC East Championship game?
From here on out, what is your strategy?
I first have many long meetings with Zimmer. No matter what base I choose (probably 4-3) I make sure to run something more sophisticated than last year. I want to see different zone blitzed, I want to attack gaps at the LOS. If I can get Darren Howard for a 2nd, I do so, otherwise, I study guys like Jim Johnson, Cowart, and other defenses that understand how to attack gaps.
I maneuver the draft so that one of my first rounders gets me more in later rounds, so that I can reach in and get good, quality players from a rather deep draft.
In TC, I make sure that my players are MENTALLY SHARP. This year we will focus on the mental aspect of the game. I will show them film, film and more film. We will understand what is going on on the field at ALL TIMES. My team will be sophisticated and intelligent. This ain't Pop Warner.
I will watch my players without prejudice. If someone can't cut it, they are gone. I will experiment with positioning, such as along the OL.
We will condition harder than ever in TC. I do not want injuries to plague my season again.
When we get to the season, we MUST be ready to win. My players will believe that they CAN win if the FOLLOW THE GAME PLAN AND USE THEIR HEADS. I will not tolerate mental mistakes.
And I will have a little luck, becuase who doesn't need that to win?