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So what was the 3-4/4-3 breakdown?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by fanfromvirginia, Dec 31, 2006.

  1. fanfromvirginia

    fanfromvirginia Inconceivable!

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    It seemed to me we opened the game in 4-3 and used it quite a bit. Is this correct? There was no way to know from the freaking announcers since they didn't mention it once and were apparently entirely unaware. For those more perceptive and knowledgeable than me, how did that go? (Besides blowing again on D)...
  2. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    the breakdown is this

    dallas has no buisness ever playing the 3-4 again with a passrusher like ware, doing his thing on every down
  3. jbsg02

    jbsg02 Active Member

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    I can't wait til next year with new coaches and a new defense!
  4. stealth

    stealth Benched

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    we opened in the 3-4 and played a lot of nickle.I didn't notice the 4-3 course I was screaming at the tv quite a bit so I maybe missed it.
  5. fanfromvirginia

    fanfromvirginia Inconceivable!

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    So were we in the 4-3 on those plays? Or am I asking the wrong guy?
  6. cowboys19

    cowboys19 New Member

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    we used to 4-3 quite a bit
  7. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    I saw the 4-3 about 75% of the time.
  8. fanfromvirginia

    fanfromvirginia Inconceivable!

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    That's what I thought but I'm no expert. We definitely changed personnel quite a bit. And we got a little more pressure but it wasn't consistent and it was against one of the most-pressured QBs in the league. My initial verdict -- it didn't do too much.
  9. DBoys

    DBoys New Member

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    I think all of our sacks came from the 4-3.
  10. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    and most of the 38 points as well.
  11. DBoys

    DBoys New Member

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    Did our DL lose the game?
  12. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    yup it was alot of 4-3. and u can tell because watkins played a big amount of plays. in the nickle nate jones plays FS. and he really wasnt seen until really the 4th quarter.

    dallas has akin and carpenter in pass coverage alot of the time. so ill say this game was mostly 4-3. some nickle and very little 3-4
  13. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Sorry I was to busy watching the ball go downfield all day to see what D we lined up in.
  14. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    defense 5 sacks , forced 4 bad throws and 3 int's that werent, 1 cause of a penalty and 2 because our secondary cant catch a cold


    u can blame the DL for alot of things but not in this game. maybe for the running game the lions had but that passing attack was all secondary letting the lions get open on them corssing routes. thats all they threw today.

    if u cant cover for 3 seconds theres a problem with ur secondary not the dl
  15. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage

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    Mostly played a 4-3, but when your line backers can't cover more than a half second, and your Corners refuse to bump and run and gives up easy slants and quick in's, you can forget the pass rush.

    Some times, Kitna would drop back and throw the ball within like 1 or 2 seconds and complete it. Parcells tries to coach every single aspect of a players instead of letting the player do what he does and play the way he plays.
  16. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    Dallas mostly played 4-3 or the nickel and then some 3-4. The breakdown is that we are not a good defense, regardless of scheme. We did stunt some out of the 4-3, which has been pretty rare for us this season. I still think we're better in a 3-4, but we need a LOLB to rush the passer when Ware has to drop back in coverage and Bradie James is killing the defense. I think if we can get a D-Coordinator worth his salt and improve at LOLB and where James plays, we'll be markedly better.



    YAKUZA
  17. fanfromvirginia

    fanfromvirginia Inconceivable!

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    That seems about right to me, unfortunately.

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