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If possible, would you change our DC from Rob Ryan to Lovie Smith?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Biggems, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    from Rob Ryan to Lovie Smith?

    I feel Lovie got a raw deal in Chicago. He had to deal with the Forte contract nonsense and then the various Forte injuries. He had to deal with a horrible OL that kept getting his starting QB knocked out of games. He had to deal with injuries on defense to vital players. All that, and they still ended up 10-6.

    He will probably be looking for another HC position.....but, if he was willing to consider a DC spot, I would rather have him than Ryan. Smith's defenses get to the QB, create turnovers, score points, and more often than not, get crucial stops when needed.
     
  2. TVMan

    TVMan Active Member

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    Yes, please.
     
  3. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely.

    Lovie has been fielding great defenses since his days in St. Louis.
     
  4. CowboyChris

    CowboyChris Well-Known Member

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    Yes, but i think he will either be AZ or Buffalo's next HC
     
  5. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    At least for half the season . . . . . . . . . . . .
     
  6. Illini88228

    Illini88228 Well-Known Member

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    Rob Ryan did an absolutely incredible job of stringing together a middle of the pack defense out of parts from the scrap heap.

    The job he did this season warrants our trust.
     
  7. DuceizBak

    DuceizBak Active Member

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    Rob Ryan actually did a good job. Keep him.
     
  8. Plankton

    Plankton Well-Known Member

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    It's hard to fairly judge Ryan based on how decimated the defense was in terms of injuries this year. He literally lost the entire middle of his defense.

    That being said, there were some signs of concern with how he schemes. The Seattle game in particular was very distressing. I think he gets one more year, but he shouldn't be comfortable by any means.
     
  9. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    Lovie will likely be a head coach somewhere for the 2013 season.

    /reality
     
  10. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    Yes ..... but wont happen
     
  11. RealCowboyfan

    RealCowboyfan Championship

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    In a heart beat. I don't like 3-4 Steel Curtain for Dallas who originally runs 4-3 Dooms Day. It's not Cowboys tradition.
     
  12. DuceizBak

    DuceizBak Active Member

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    We were a top five defense when healthy...
     
  13. FLCowboyFan

    FLCowboyFan Hoping to be half the man Tom Landry was.

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    Ryan deserves another year at least. This was the first time we didn't fall apart when defensive stars went down. I can't remember a time when we put another guy in and still gave our team a chance to win.
     
  14. Venger

    Venger Well-Known Member

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    Rob Ryan is so tremendously [strike]overfed[/strike] overrated - yes, we had lots of injuries, and it showed, so let's no pretend he turned this gaggle of spares into the 85 Bears. We were beat up defensively, and it showed.

    Nine men on the field. Anyone?
     
  15. ghst187

    ghst187 Well-Known Member

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    :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:
    are you serious? heck YES so overwhelmingly I'm not sure this is much of a discussion
     
  16. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    how fast is a heart beat?
     
  17. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    No thanks, I would rather have Crennel.

    Smith has never been a 3-4 guy so we would have to make the change to a 4-3 which I am for but will take a year or so.
    Crennel is a top 3-4 defense guy that could really fix this defense.

    Lovie will be a HC again. C rennel will not. Ryan might get one of these HC jobs this year so I say go and get Crennel.
     
  18. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    I would go to the highest point of New York where I live and scream at the top of my lungs. I love me some lovie!!! I'd be so happy to get rid of Ryan. I hate the whole Ryan family all the way back to buddy.
     
  19. dragon_mikal

    dragon_mikal Fire Garrett

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    Lovie Smith is going to be a HC somewhere and even if he wasn't Ryan isn't going anywhere, injuries the team suffered will see to that.
     
  20. Yuma Cactus

    Yuma Cactus Active Member

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    I agree. Rob has done a pretty good job but I have never really liked having a Ryan wearing a star.
     

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