Discussion

Nolan, Crennel could struggle with move to 3-4

With the recent hirings of Mike Nolan and Romeo Crennel, the number of teams using 3-4 defenses continues to grow.

Originally Published: February 11, 2005
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

OK, so it isn't exactly the football equivalent of "That '70s Show," we agree.

But with most of the dust having settled now in the NFL's annual offseason coaching carousel, it appears at least seven franchises in 2005 will employ the 3-4 defense as their principal "base" front. Three more clubs figure to incorporate the 3-4 scheme part-time into their overall defensive philosophies and one of those could still switch full-time to the three-man front.

That represents the most potential ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NFL HEADLINES