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Smith, or Capers?

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Harrison McCaslin, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. Harrison McCaslin

    Harrison McCaslin Cheesehead

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    Should the Packers keep Dom Capers, or should they hire a defensive genius in Lovie Smith? Just something to think about. Give me your thoughts.
     
  2. NorthWestCheeseHead

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    I don't know. Let me answer this after we know if Capers retires or not.
     
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  3. Dan115

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    Capers
     
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  4. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    Lovie Smith would make me LOL
     
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  5. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    wow...Another Capers thread?
     
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  6. ivo610

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    Capers obviously
     
  7. Mr. StyleZ

    Mr. StyleZ Banned Banned

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    I dunno does Lovie coach the 3-4 defense? If so, I'd take him in a second.

    This would be an excellent example of: "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em"
     
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  8. Alex

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    No he doesn't. Bears are the only team to never have run a 3-4 defense according to Wikipedia.
     
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  9. NorthWestCheeseHead

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    Unfortunately Wikipedia is not infalible, but I'm inclined to run with it since I don't have intimate knowledge of the entirety of Da Bears' team history.
     
  10. Alex

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    Yeah I know it isn't but not knowing much besides they do a lot of cover 2, that was the only one that specifically said they don't run 3-4.
     
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  11. PWT

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    Of coarse, Lovey Smith will get a Head Coahing job in the NFL.
     
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  12. Vltrophy

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    IMO I'd stick w/Capers
     
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  13. PackFanNChiTown

    PackFanNChiTown Bear Fan's Bane

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    http://espn.go.com/blog/nfcnorth/print?id=51736

    Good read, especially this little nugget:

     
  14. HyponGrey

    HyponGrey Caseus Locutus Est

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    Capers. We don't have the personnel for 4-3.
     
  15. rodell330

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    the 3-4 either!!;)
     
  16. FrankRizzo

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    We did before 3 starting LB'ers went down for the ***** season this year.
     
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  17. rodell330

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    Yup
     
  18. HyponGrey

    HyponGrey Caseus Locutus Est

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    Not one of the new 3-4 where everybody expects the DL to rush the passer, but we run a traditional 3-4 where we expect our DL to stop the run, and have purposely built that way.
     
  19. bozz_2006

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    Hiring Lovie would mean a complete defensive overhaul. That better not happen.
     
  20. PackFanNChiTown

    PackFanNChiTown Bear Fan's Bane

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    Agreed. We committed to the 3-4, let's stick with it. If that means bringing in another 3-4 DC to run things so be it but stick with the plan.
     
  21. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Lovie going to get HC job, why would he bother with DC?
     
  22. rodell330

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    Neither. How about a guy no ones talking about like Romeo Crennel? was a heck of a defensive coach in New England, who btw did run some 3-4 as well as 4-3. I would like to see this team run some hybrid defenses once in a while.
     
  23. HyponGrey

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    I like Romeo, think he still could be a quality HC
     
  24. rodell330

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    Idk man, he's not off to a good start after being fiered twice already. Some guys are better co-ordinators, and i think he's one of those guy's.
     
  25. HyponGrey

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    I think he took over bad situations and never got a decent chance.
     
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