All times are UTC-05:00


Phinfever Home Page

Phinfever Chatroom

Phinfever FAQ




Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:38 am 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Hall of Famer
Phinfever Hall of Famer

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:09 am
Posts: 774
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Quote:
BY JEFF DARLINGTON
jdarlington@MiamiHerald.com
In the immediate wake of Miami's decision to spend its 28th overall pick Thursday on defensive end Jared Odrick, Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland wasn't willing to say exactly how the team plans to use him.

``We think he can play both inside and outside,'' Ireland said Thursday night. ``I don't really want to get into where we are going to play the kid right this minute. I think you'll see soon enough where he'll be playing. We think he can play both.''

It might seem like a curious sentiment, given Odrick's prototypical size as a defensive end in a 3-4 system. But there's a somewhat interesting explanation for it.

Sources say the Dolphins are in the middle of a defensive transformation that will steer them slightly away from the pure 3-4 defense that has been used each of the last two seasons. It is not a knock on the previous system, but an attempt to fit Miami's personnel.

Although complex and still a work in progress at this point, the Dolphins will rely on more penetration from the interior defensive line than previous years. It will allow the team to benefit from the athleticism of its linemen rather than the bulk.

The key phrase in all of this, though, is interior penetration. That's an aberration from the standard responsibilities of a 3-4 nose tackle, which spends its time clogging up the middle to allow for the linebackers to make the plays.

It still isn't a pure 4-3 defense, either, but it is instead simply designed to allow the crop of defensive ends to help make the entire unit better


http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/04/23/1594742/miami-dolphins-to-tweak-defense.html

Very interesting, I'm excited to see some new packages out there, Pasqualoni scheme was very boring and predictable. I wonder how much more will be revealed in our picks tonight.

_________________
Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:14 pm 
Offline
2016 MODERATOR
2016 MODERATOR

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:28 am
Posts: 7530
Location: Massachusetts
Yeah I mentioned that possibility that they are going with something new defensively.

We'll see.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:28 pm 
Offline
Phinfever Rookie
Phinfever Rookie

Joined: Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:02 am
Posts: 51
Location: Chillicothe Oh.
this sounds like a very interesting defense . already sounds like we are going to become that blitzing defense that teams will FEAR. FEAR THE FINS !!! . we are gonna be linning up some guys on our DL that are gonna be just relentles big fast speed rushers :yay:

i am anxious for the season to start



:awe: :awe: :awe: :awe: :awe: :awe: :awe: :awe: :awe: :awe: :awe:


FEAR DA FINSDE


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:30 pm 
Offline
2016 MODERATOR
2016 MODERATOR

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:28 am
Posts: 7530
Location: Massachusetts
Yeah and I just realized that this fits Cameron Wake really well.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:59 pm 
Offline
Phinfever Legend
Phinfever Legend

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:11 pm
Posts: 9562
Location: Fargo, ND
I'm curious if this will actually work. I can see some benefits, but I also wonder if it might end up being the worst of both worlds. Your neither a true 34 or 43 defense.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:14 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Hall of Famer
Phinfever Hall of Famer

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:09 am
Posts: 774
Location: Fort Lauderdale
This is what we need, remember everybody was calling for pasqualoni's head because he wouldn't adjust his D to our skill set.

_________________
Image


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 

All times are UTC-05:00


Phinfever Home Page

Phinfever Chatroom

Phinfever FAQ


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Baidu [Spider], Zonk and 11 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited | Chopped and modified by Coots | Original design by Prosk8r