If we get Zimmer as DC

Discussion in 'Roster Zone' started by malbis030347, Jan 13, 2022 at 9:23 AM.

  1. malbis030347

    malbis030347 Active Member

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    How soon we forget when we had Zimmer as DC everyone wanted him gone since he was so predicatble on defense.... everyone would line up and stay in the same stance and telegraph what rush or pass defense we would go with at the snap...QB's could audible out at the line since we showed what we were going to do.....plus all the db's he coached always played the receiver and no the ball like we do now and interceptions were far and few between.....but he has a history with Jerry and Parcells always liked his work ethic so who knows.....but Fangio would be a better choice with our players on defense
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  2. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    I just like what Quinn is doing so much. I don’t want to go back to a classic style.

    Using safeties at linebacker and watching Parsons line up on the edge has been fun.
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  3. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Way too early to think about this.

    Zimmer may very well get hire by another team looking for a HC. Or a HC somewhere else may also get him for a DC.

    Don't be surprised if he is the Dolphins or NYG next HC.
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  4. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    No history with the current coach...
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  5. baltcowboy

    baltcowboy Well-Known Member

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    I don’t think Zimmer would even be considered. Has he ever had a great defense as a coordinator…..
  6. MountaineerCowboy

    MountaineerCowboy Well-Known Member

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    I believe the game has passed Zimmer by and he won't even be a serious candidate for us.
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  7. DallasDW00ds0n

    DallasDW00ds0n Well-Known Member

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    Zimmer is gonna go somewhere and make a nice DC. Just don’t think it would be here again
  8. lukin2006

    lukin2006 Well-Known Member

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    I prefer Fangio…but MM may have someone in mind…just hope whoever it is good.
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  9. Diehardblues

    Diehardblues Well-Known Member

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    Yea, love to have him but he’d only come here if his phone isn’t ringing.
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  10. CowboysFaninHouston

    CowboysFaninHouston CowboysFaninDC

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    his defense, similar to garrett offense is not innovative and relies solely on execution and thus needs superior players to pull it off. when zimmer had the LBs and DEs in Minny, he had top defenses, when they don't then his defenses have been average. nothing innovative about what he does. he likes to blitz a lot. he is also strictly a 4-3 DC. so can he take Gregory, Lawrence and Parsons and build a top ecehlon defense?
  11. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    Oh, he fully understands...sometimes where a person chooses as his current directions dictates a decision.
  12. LACowboysFan1

    LACowboysFan1 Well-Known Member

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    The most successful coaches start off young, like Landry, etc.

    Zim's 65 years old, need some new blood on the coaching staff, not re-treads.

    I like Zimmer but he's not a good fit for the Cowboys...
  13. rnr_honeybadger

    rnr_honeybadger Well-Known Member

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    Is there a reason why Jerry is so averse at hiring a young college coach?
  14. dogberry

    dogberry Well-Known Member

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    Will some of our older posters break out their GROZ tee-shirts?
  15. Mr_437

    Mr_437 Well-Known Member

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    Dallas has to bring in a creative DC who knows what to do with Parsons, and can build/teach a solid defense around him.
  16. darthseinfeld

    darthseinfeld Sase

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    Have you watched Zimmers defenses since he left Dallas. He completely changed his defensive approach, and that was like 15 years ago.

    I dont know why people are so hung up on 2006

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