Lockout Would Challenge New Coaches
Posted by rphillips at 2/25/2011 5:06 PM CST on truebluefanclub.com
Less than a week until an NFL lockout could become a grim reality, head coaches at the Combine in Indianapolis are answering questions about the potential challenges of an offseason that would prohibit contact with their players.
Newly-hired coaches would presumably have it tougher than incumbents because they largely have a new staff in place with new schemes to implement. San Francisco’s Jim Harbaugh, for instance, has a new offensive coordinator (Greg Roman) and defensive coordinator (Vic Fangio).
“You could say that maybe it’s a disadvantage for us,” Harbaugh told reporters Thursday. “We haven’t given our players any kind of a playbook or they don’t know what our schemes are. But it’s up to us to adjust, to overcome any and all obstacles that are out there. We’ll think through it and come up with a plan.”...
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To compete for the playoffs, Dallas has to improve here: Only four sacks against Eli Manning over the past six games!