Originally Posted by doomsday_II
Buddy Ryans Bears and philly defenses were the two most feared defenses in past memory. Four dominating defensive linemen and two rush backers are the prerequisite. If our rookies come through it would be doable.
The centerpiece of the "46" is the free safety, hence the name.
That player has to be able to cover man to man and be smart enough to make the defensive calls and direct a secondary that is left in zero coverage the majority of the time while the linebackers and lineman attack the ball, specifically the quarterback.
We don't have that.