Percy Harvin... Tavon Austin... Russell Wilson... Etc. The division has gotten faster, more offensively dynamic, and competitive this offseason. Specifically, I think we can anticipate the field to be stretched more horizontally with bubble screens, flares, end arounds, and even read option. Percy and Tavon turn screens into TDs with cut backs and vision.
It appears that Niners are addressing the ability to defend horizontally, and refocusing on taking away and narrowing running lanes. Reid was certainly a nice response to Austin and Harvin, but Lemonier, Aldon, and even Nmamdi and Culliver all bring above average length to our Fvzking Relentless Defense Powerhouse. And remember Bowman chasing down Vick in space. Willis. Anyway.. I really like the enhancement. I can't wait for Austin and Harvin to come test us. I can see so huge hits coming in the flat.
A ton of teams got better the last 2 days... How do you guys think Fangio and the Niners respond? How do you think our defense is evolving? What do we need to address tomorrow morning in rounds 4-7? (340lb+ run stuffing DT)
I hear you...the emphasis, clearly to me, was on replacing and upgrading the S position (watch out Whitner, I still expect a Woodson signing). The other piece was depth and a clear focus on rotation/pass rush!
We have GOT to give guys such as Brooks, Aldon and Justin breathers. Remember the Pats game...followed by the mobile QB of Wilson up in Seattle, etc. We got athletes who can now rotate, rush and chase the passer and keep our defense fresh for the long haul. There is not a single need we have not addressed so far.
I think the guys who rotate in on passing downs will be Lemonier and Tank. Tank and Brooks will rush from DT (Brooks already did that some last year) and Lemonier will take Brooks' end spot. SPEED!!! On other passing downs, Cowboy and/or MacDonald can stay in.
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