All the Jets media and coaches keep preaching multiple fronts. TBH I think the 4-3 and 3-4 classification is fading away. As offenses have evolved and become multiple, defenses must do the same. It is a bigger chess match now.
Besides 3-4 and 4-3 we will be playing alot of nickel too.
Rex's defenses consistently play as high a percentage with nickel personnel as any team in the NFL.
And I agree, over the last 5 seasons the idea of a team being a 3-4 or a 4-3 team is fading. More teams use both odd and even fronts and different combinations behind that.
Offenses employ too many 3+ WR sets on first and second downs to be strict with your defense. _________________ “You don’t burn out from going too fast. You burn out from going too slow and getting bored.”
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Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:11 pm Post subject:
In an interview two years ago, Mike Pettine laughed when he was asked about being a 34 defense, saying the Jets only used a base 3-4 for eighteen percent of their defensive snaps that year. _________________
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