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Old 12-31-2012, 01:42 PM   #1
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...want to go after Lovie as a DC?

The thing he was the most successful in Chicago was teaching how to create turnovers, he developed DT's, LB's, and was very good developing CB's.

Whom else would you like to target as a DC if we had to fill the position?
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:43 PM   #2
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who ever it is needs to be creative and able to maximize the use of vonathan miller
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I would take Lovie. Actually I was hoping we could get Allen back if JDR left but looks like Oakland kept him.
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I would take Lovie. Actually I was hoping we could get Allen back if JDR left but looks like Oakland kept him.
I said the same thing in the draft board.
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:02 PM   #7
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:34 PM   #8
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I would take Lovie. Actually I was hoping we could get Allen back if JDR left but looks like Oakland kept him.
As a Bears fan who posts on a Broncos' board, can you tell us more about what we could expect from a defense coached by Lovie?
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:36 PM   #9
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I would take Lovie. Actually I was hoping we could get Allen back if JDR left but looks like Oakland kept him.
and going back to the 24th rank Defense in points and 20th in yards?

Allen wasn't special.
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:43 PM   #10
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and going back to the 24th rank Defense in points and 20th in yards?

Allen wasn't special.
we were fifth in sacks and it was the first year Elway had his hands on the team. the roster is much better this year than when Allen had the defense.
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Old 12-31-2012, 04:27 PM   #11
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we were fifth in sacks and it was the first year Elway had his hands on the team. the roster is much better this year than when Allen had the defense.
The point remains. Allen wasn't that special. He was serviceable. Nothing more.
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and going back to the 24th rank Defense in points and 20th in yards?

Allen wasn't special.
The year before the Broncos were dead last in points and yardage, or thereabouts. The defense jumped 12 spots and set up for JDR to be great. That being said I'd rather have Richard Smith than Allen.
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The year before the Broncos were dead last in points and yardage, or thereabouts. The defense jumped 12 spots and set up for JDR to be great. That being said I'd rather have Richard Smith than Allen.
Drafting Von Miller and getting Dumervil back will have that effect. It really didn't have that much to do with Allen.
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Drafting Von Miller and getting Dumervil back will have that effect. It really didn't have that much to do with Allen.
clearly you don't remember the crap we had to trot out onto the field and call it a defense that season.

it had a lot to do with Allen. we were a bend don't break defense by design, give up tons of yards but force turnovers and get sacks.
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I would take Lovie. Actually I was hoping we could get Allen back if JDR left but looks like Oakland kept him.
Von Miller and a Tampa 2?
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:47 PM   #16
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That would be a great hire. He seems to me like he would fit in really well with Fox. But here's hoping we can keep JDR for at least one more season.
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That would be a great hire. He seems to me like he would fit in really well with Fox.
and it seems to me he wouldn't.

Lovie is a staunch Cover 2 guy, he's run the same defensive system for over ten years now. do we really want to change things up like that? if he doesn't get a HC position, Lovie is going to go somewhere where he'll get full control over the defense
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and it seems to me he wouldn't.

Lovie is a staunch Cover 2 guy, he's run the same defensive system for over ten years now. do we really want to change things up like that? if he doesn't get a HC position, Lovie is going to go somewhere where he'll get full control over the defense
any DC you bring in is gonna change the D. Allen was aggressive and used multiple fronts similar to Gregg Williams who was his mentor.
Del Rio is more of a safe play bend but don't break guy who will dial it up when needed but prefers his D to not allow the big play and stay on their assignment,
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Lovie is like a Del Rio anyway, except a little less lazy.


Not that Del Rio has been that way here.
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:43 PM   #20
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:51 PM   #21
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I'd go for that... but he'd have to really commit to a few years. I want some ****ing continuity damn it! Is that too much to ask.
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:57 PM   #22
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jdr aint going nowhere.

i got sources
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I really don't care because I trust Fox to make a good hire/promotion. That being said, Lovie is fine, but I probably prefer promoting Richard Smith.

It would provide continuity and he has done a good job w/the LB'ers considering what he has got: mainly, a superstar, a guy that is as old as Peyton, an over-achieving undersized OLB, and a drunk.
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:15 PM   #24
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When I lived in Chicago - I remember some complaints about him not being creative with pass rushing schemes and always relying on the ol Tampa Cover 2 D. But you really can't argue with results - Chicago's D was pretty good again this year.
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jdr aint going nowhere.

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Well I don't think we'll lose both our guys. If both left that would be 3 coordinators lost in 2 seasons. The odds of that happening are very low. 1 guy may go but I doubt we lose 2.
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