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Watkins Tweet on possible DC... AZ DC Ray Horton

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by LatinMind, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. RamziD

    RamziD Well-Known Member

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    Just looked up Arizona's defensive stats. Horton ran a 3-4.

    Total yards: 12th (Dallas 17th)
    Points allowed: 17th (Dallas 24th)
    Sacks: T-11th (Dallas T-20th)
    Interceptions: 2nd (Dallas T-31st)
    Forced Fumbles: T-21st (Dallas T-17th)
    Turnovers forced: 33 total for AZ (16 total for Dallas)

    Takeaways: 4th (Dallas T-28th)
     
  2. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    You forgot the stat that we had 4 starters for the majority of the year and even then they have a better Dline then ours. ;)
     
  3. gmoney112

    gmoney112 Well-Known Member

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    Where did you get your info? NFL.com has them ranked 1st in both sacks and interceptions.
     
  4. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    Horton would be an upgrade, IMO. Him or Lovie would make sense, but if you don't get one of those guys, you're getting just a guy or a retread.
     
  5. Leadbelly

    Leadbelly Well-Known Member

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    Anyone know Dom Capers' contract situation? Horton would be okay too, but seems like he would always be a danger of leaving.
     
  6. RamziD

    RamziD Well-Known Member

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    I just looked at the Team Stats on ESPN.com
     
  7. RamziD

    RamziD Well-Known Member

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    True, but the number that stands out to me are the takeaways. 4th in the NFL - that's coached.
     
  8. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I think we probably waited a week to make sure we had a guy in our back pocket. This is a plum DC position right now, so any qualified guy not in the HC hunt would consider it.
     
  9. hornitosmonster

    hornitosmonster Well-Known Member

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    he cannot come over because he is under contract with the cards. unless he had a Cowboys clause
     
  10. Aikmaniac

    Aikmaniac Well-Known Member

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    Gus Bradley, Seattle. Darkhorse in my opinion.


    I love that defense.
     
  11. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I'd be fine with Horton or Lovie Smith
     
  12. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Dave Wannstedt is available.... Just saying.
     
  13. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Ask if he can bring his safeties with him. :)

    Something tells me we're making the move for an available coach. Otherwise, we'd likely wait until we could be sure we'd be able to get the guy we want.
     
  14. FuzzyLumpkins

    FuzzyLumpkins The Boognish

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    I hope but I am far from sure. This could be Jones making changes for the sake of making changes. We shall see I guess.
     
  15. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    This right here shows it was all on Garrett
     
  16. percyhoward

    percyhoward Research Tool

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    Defensive Passer Rating, 2012
    1. Cardinals
    2. Bears
    3. Seahawks
    4. Packers
    5. Falcons
     
  17. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    That's not really Jerry's MO. He's not precipitous, at least when his ego's not directly involved. He collects his data and then makes bold decisions. We're not going to engender ill-will with the players (who all loved Rob) by letting the guy go before we need to without a replacement in our back pocket. Not before the end of the season when we can't even talk to so many good defensive coaches yet.
     
  18. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    I have that same worry.
     
  19. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Todd Archer ‏@toddarcher
    The Cowboys interest in Ray Horton two years ago was to be secondary coach, not DC. Could be option this time but he wants a HC job.
     
  20. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Well-Known Member

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    You made two mistakes. 1st was thinking anything the FO does is going to make any sense. 2nd is thinking the FO had a plan in mind when it performed an action of any sort.
     

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