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Would you rather...?: A defensive poll

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Johnny Lightning, Oct 21, 2009.

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Would you rather see our defense LOSE by

  1. BLITZ! BLITZ! BLITZing until the clock runs out

    23 vote(s)
    82.1%
  2. Sitting back in coverage and hoping the front 3/7 can get pressure on thier own

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  3. other

    4 vote(s)
    14.3%
  1. Johnny Lightning

    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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  2. Johnny Lightning

    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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    Word... :tup: :abq2:
     
  3. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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    I'd rather see them SEND THE HOUSE every play and go down in flames than sitting back and waiting for QBs to eat them alive on the underneath stuff.
     
  4. ChargerRay

    ChargerRay Producer/Host of BoltTalk Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Blitz like crazy and have Jammer and Cro go man to man each down. Alo try to at least disguise where the blitz is coming from.
     
  5. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    I'd rather give up the occasional big play versus slowly strangle to death
     
  6. LV Bolt Fan

    LV Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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    I voted for sit back.

    That's what we've been seeing and that's what were gonna keep seeing! :puke:
     
  7. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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    So, you actually prefer that style?
     
  8. SDRaiderH8er

    SDRaiderH8er Well-Known Member

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    Blitz like hell, what else could happen, the other team moves the ball downfield and scores a touchdown and then we get the ball back and drive downfield and get a fieldgoal?
     
  9. Ride The Lightning

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    :icon_rofl:
     
  10. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    Live by the blitz, die by the blitz. Fall on your own sword, that's the best way to die.
     
  11. Buck Melanoma

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    At least it has some honor. :yes:
     
  12. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Any thing that makes the team one dimensional is bad.

    You cant just go full blitz every down, it makes the team predictable and will only work to a point.
     
  13. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    I don't know Conc, the Stillers seem to do a lot of blitzing.
     
  14. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man New Member

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    I chose "other"

    How about playing the scheme that is in front of them.

    Learn it well.

    Play it well.

    Eat, drink, and **** it well.

    Blitzing every down is suicide and the players learn nothing.
     
  15. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Does 'a lot' equate to every down?
     
  16. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    I didn't mean every down, but, there are run blitzes and pass blitzes. It work great if timed out properly.
     
  17. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    I get that, but the jist of this thread is to blitz every down. How long until a team ran a screen, short drop pass or blitz busting run if we were one dimensional?

    We need to pressure the QB, but we cant be predicatble.

    I think we need to go 4-3, put Nwagbuo (6' 4", 303 lbs) and DE, Martin (6' 4", 3203 lbs) at DE rotating the two, Scott at DT (6' 3", 315 lbs), Johnson at DT (6' 3", 311 lbs), and Castillo (6' 3", 290 lbs) on the other end and see if we cant over power the offensive lines.

    Let the MLB scout the run and one of the ILBs or one of the DBs rush the passer.

    That would help plug gaps to stop the run, and hopefully put pressure on the QB at the same time.

    You mix in blitzes based on what the O is showing or what the yardage situation dictates. Do anything but become predictable.

    That is what i would like to see.
     
  18. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    Why not just run a 52 defense in some instances. I have no problem with either the 34 or the 43 defense, of course I love defensive football and have always hated the opening up of the offensive game. Hell, Gilman or Coryell had problems scoring the way it was.
     
  19. MasterOfPuppets

    MasterOfPuppets Charger fan since 1979

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    come on, you know what he meant, nobody wants the Chargers tho loose either (except Bolt4aWeek)

    To me to poll means a)be agressive on D even if it means giving up the occasional big play or b)sit back, keep everything infront of you and wait for a offensive mistake

    I choose A, be agressive, if they score fast, Rivers & co will come right back and score

    P.S. I know what the poll says, no discusion on semantics is needed
     
  20. Concudan

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    I know what he meant. Blitz on every down. I want an agressive D, I dont want a stupid D.

    Edit: I have no problem with the idea behind the poll. I want agressiveness. I just want to voice that it has to be balanced less that agressiveness be turned against us...
     
  21. Ride The Lightning

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    PROTIP: We already have a stupid D.
     
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    I would rather go down swinging then having to sit back and watch them.
     
  23. Trumpet_Man

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    How many of you are ready to admit that Rivera is no better than Cottrell ? :lol:

    There is no freaking difference yet the forum mensas know better - yeah right. :tdown:
     
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    Cottrell was Rivera's sensei in the arts of the 3-4...........





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  25. Buck Melanoma

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    So that's the problem .... :lol:

    He can't even win in the UFL. Yeah, what a talent. :icon_rofl:
     
  26. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    Cottrell was hired by AJ, just another Gawdly mistake. Kind of like the big *** seed in an avocado.
     
  27. LV Bolt Fan

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    Are you really gonna ask that as a serious question? :icon_shrug:
     

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