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Old 12-19-2007, 10:47 AM   #1
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Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

Keeping with yesterday's theme of whether Saunders should return, (which ended up getting sidetracked into whether Williams should return), should Gregg Williams return as d-coordinator?
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:55 AM   #2
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

im not big as Williams as a head coach, but he is more then adequate coordinator. and i love the continuity thing
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:56 AM   #3
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

I have no problems with GW staying as D coordinator. I dont want him as head coach.
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:57 AM   #4
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

Naturally.

Currently ranked 10th (check it out. NFC East holds down #7-10 in Defense), this defense is a shadow of last year, when it was ranked near the bottom. Plus it's being done with countless injuries. Sacks and INTs are up, and overall, the defense is playing great. It is the main reason the Skins are 7-7 right now.
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:11 AM   #5
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

GW not only should be kept as d-coordinator, he should be the successor to Gibbs as his contract stipulates ($1 mil if he's not hired as hc).

He has paid his dues & grown as a coach in DC. The 2006 debacle changed him a lot I think, humbled him & made him better for 07.

He's a perfect replacement for Gibbs; he's already here, he's learned from a hall of famer & he's hungry to succeed as a head coach, unlike somebody like Cowher who has already won it all.

Williams will certainly alienate some players, but he won't let them get over either. He's had 4 years to learn patience & temperment under Gibbs & I think he'll be a fine head coach so long as he & the Danny's egos don't collide too much.
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:36 AM   #6
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

No. I think Greg Blache should keep his role as defensive coordinator, and Williams stays as Associate Head Coach-Defense.

Seriously though, semantics aside, if Williams gets an offer to be a head coach anywhere he should be allowed to go. Otherwise, I hope he stays. I keep hearing rumors though that Blache could be up for a college coaching job. We shall see.
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:38 AM   #7
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

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No. I think Greg Blache should keep his role as defensive coordinator, and Williams stays as Associate Head Coach-Defense.

Seriously though, semantics aside, if Williams gets an offer to be a head coach anywhere he should be allowed to go. Otherwise, I hope he stays. I keep hearing rumors though that Blache could be up for a college coaching job. We shall see.
Honestly, I think if Williams left and the rest of the staff remained would be okay.
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:41 AM   #8
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

I can't believe this site has come to the point where this question needs to be asked.
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:44 AM   #9
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I can't believe this site has come to the point where this question needs to be asked.
You know how it goes. I just wanted to make sure that the majority has their head on straight.
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:45 AM   #10
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

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Keeping with yesterday's theme of whether Saunders should return, (which ended up getting sidetracked into whether Williams should return), should Gregg Williams return as d-coordinator?
Didn't mean to hijack the Saunders thread

You know where I voted (it appears so far I'm a vast minority).
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:58 AM   #11
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

I figured this poll would run about 90/10 in favor of GW. So far I'm not surprised.
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Old 12-19-2007, 12:59 PM   #12
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

I'm curious about the reasoning behind the 3 people (so far) who have said "no". Are you saying you think, from GW's perspective, he should go elsewhere? Or that, from the Skins' perspective, he should not be brought back?

I thought the poll was asking the second question. If it's asking the first question, I'm not sure what my answer would be.
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Old 12-19-2007, 01:34 PM   #13
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

I absolutely want him back next year. I also want him to remain here as the head coach when Joe steps down. I think Greg learned a lot of lessons from Buffalo, and a TON of lessons from Joe while being here. I think he will be a great coach for us. He is very motivational, and I believe he has learned that being a coach is, as he said " people business" He didn't do that in buffalo, and has changed while being here. Look at what he has done with the limited resources due to injuries. He gets guys to play hard, and never quit, which comes directly from Joe. If Greg became coach, I hope he retains Al (if Al wants to stay) to run the offense. Continuity is huge in this league and I think we have that right now even though we have struggled at times this year. I am not one that always wants coaching staff to be overhauled if we dont win. I have, and still, believe Joe should retire, but I think we have the staff in place under Joe to keep things moving in the right direction.
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Old 12-19-2007, 01:56 PM   #14
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

I want him back. What happened this year says a lot about him. He was under the microscope after last year, and he was tagged as being too stubborn. Well, he sucked it up, showed some humility, and has put together schemes all year that maximize the talent he has on the field, as opposed to the schemes he'd prefer to implement. He'd love to blitz more than he does, but that just wasn't working last year, and to the surprise of a lot of people, he's drawn back on the blitz, even though, on the whole, his front four can't put a lot of pressure on the QBs (Andre being the major exception, of course). As someone has said, the defense is the major reason why we're still in the playoff hunt going into week 15, and it's been his coordination of it that is the reason why we're playing so well. So, we need to keep him. Let him continue to establish an identity for this team's defense.
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Old 12-19-2007, 02:21 PM   #15
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Re: Should Gregg Williams return as defensive coordinator in '08?

While I've stated my opinion of being off of the Grilliams bandwagon, I still would like for him to return rather than start all over with another D-coordinator, especially when you're looking at starting next season with at least 3 new starters (Rogers & McIntosh still rehabbing, Springs either gone or moved to FS to replace Taylor, Griffin and Washington have huge cap numbers coming up) it's going to be paramount to maintain continuity on both sides of the ball.

While some say the defense is the reason we're still in the playoff hunt, I'd also say the defense is the reason we're not already locked into a playoff spot. The offense didn't turn the ball over (GB exception) to lose us games, the defense didn't do their jobs in a lot of cases. It ties to being left on the field since the offense didn't get first downs but if 'lack of execution' is the excuse on offense rather than playcalling it needs to be the same thing on defense (which was also ultra conservative in many second halves).

I am not however endorsing him as the next HC.. He burns his players out with his intensity and style and I don't think going from Grandpa Joe to crazy Uncle Gregg (second G is for Genius) would work for this team..
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