Welcome to the team: Gus Bradley

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  1. Nobodyinparticular

    Nobodyinparticular PFF Grades Can Suck It

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  2. TheMadStork

    TheMadStork "And I've only begun fucking with you people."

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    I'm not excited, but it could be worse.

    We've sunk pretty low when "meh" is the best we can hope for.
     
  3. Nobodyinparticular

    Nobodyinparticular PFF Grades Can Suck It

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    Pretty much this...
     
  4. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    OK...now we'll see.

    Is it fair to expect to see some immediate improvement and results?
     
  5. Diceq

    Diceq Tired of hatin...

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    Could be worse... see the last dummy!
     
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  6. Nobodyinparticular

    Nobodyinparticular PFF Grades Can Suck It

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    I think getting out of the bottom 2 defenses is a reasonable expectation.

    I don't think we should expect a top 20 defense in year 1. It's possible IF Guenther was really as bad as some of us thought and IF the defense has real talent.
     
  7. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    Let's hope Gruden stays the fuck out of his way!
     
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  8. Nobodyinparticular

    Nobodyinparticular PFF Grades Can Suck It

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    The last 3 dummies
     
  9. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    D'oh

    D'oh
     
  10. raiderfreak7

    raiderfreak7 Well-Known Member

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    I’ve said it before but I’ve always liked Gus. Former NDSU guy and I think he’s a good DC, just not a good HC. I wanted Wade Phillips but Bradley isn’t a bad consolation for me.
     
  11. RaiderJF

    RaiderJF Well-Known Member

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    I would certainly hope so. If you can’t improve on the complete shit show choreographed by Guenther then you deserve to join him on the unemployment line.
     
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  12. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    Gus gonna want to install that Seattle Cover 3...?
     
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  13. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    About as good as can realistically be expected considering the handicaps we're dealing with.
     
  14. Dummy McIdiot

    Dummy McIdiot Erection Frog.

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    Over under on how many games into the upcoming season that the "welcome to the team Gus Bradley" turns into the fuck you Gus Bradley thread. I'll start. Game one. Another abysmal DC hire. Another underwhelming hohum hire. This is totally on par with the past 3 decades.
     
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  15. phxraida15

    phxraida15 Well-Known Member

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    Not a pressure guy unfortunately. I’m just curious what kind of schemes he can setup? I just wanna see some more run blitz’s, stacked boxes- I don’t wanna be lining up in the exact formation 40 plays in a road smh:
     
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  16. 007

    007 Commitment To Excrement

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    MEH.

    Can't be worse than Guenther I guess.
     
  17. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    Bradley is competent. Not his first gig. That's all I want, just an average defense. Just can't we have that? We aren't looking for the 85 Bears.
     
  18. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    This was from a Chargers' forum when Bradley was hired. Not sure how to interpret the comment on the "variation of the 3-4."

    Bradley’s defense, which is run by former Seattle assistant Todd Wash, is a variation of the 3-4. It uses what is called a leo (weakside defensive end) and a big end (strongside defense end).
    • The leo’s job is to get pressure on the quarterback on first and second down, and the big end’s job is to set the edge against the run.
    • On third down, there are multiple leos on the field.

    The defense also relies on cornerbacks playing press man coverage, the strong safety playing closer to the line of scrimmage to help with run support and the free safety in the middle of the field responsible for eliminating explosive plays.
     
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  19. 007

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    That FS spot gonna be a glaring hole.

    Trevon Moehrig just jumped to the top of our list in the draft lol.

    #DBDRAFTIN
     
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  20. TheMadStork

    TheMadStork "And I've only begun fucking with you people."

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    Maybe Mark should petition the NFL for a Special Olympics Division...us, Jets, Lions, and Jaguars.