Mike Nolan = great coaching

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Mike Nolan = great coaching

Postby Pudge » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:57 am

http://www.profootballweekly.com/2012/1 ... -up-weak-o
• “Mike Nolan was known for running the 3-4 defense in Baltimore and before he was in Baltimore, he ran the over/under 4-3. He didn’t have that stout nose or the personnel to make it work in Atlanta so he switched to the wide “40” and lined (DEs Kroy) Biermann and (John) Abraham (and Ray Edwards) outside in a wide-seven (technique). If you look at their (defensive) tackles — (Jonathan) Babineaux, (Peria) Jerry and (Vance) Walker — none of them can play the nose. That is great coaching.”


Nolan is indeed an excellent coach, as he's done his best work masking the Falcons many flaws on defense.
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Re: Mike Nolan = great coaching

Postby RobertAP » Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:49 pm

Hopefully, our overrated GM will get Nolan some "Nolan guys," on the defensive line in the off-season.


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