Originally posted on Total Titans  |  Last updated 4/9/13
I haven't written much about the Gregg Williams hire, relatively speaking, but it leaves the Titans in sort of a weird place. Bringing in Gregg Williams was Mike Munchak's call, not Jerry Gray's. Gray is still at least nominally the defensive coordinator, but how much more than nominally? As the Philadelphia Eagles did when they hired Jim Washburn to coach the defensive linemen first, the Titans are telling us there's a bigger power on the defense than the coordinator. With that in mind, I thought it would be worth taking a look at what sort of players made up a Gregg Williams defense, to the extent it differs from a Jerry Gray defense, which may help shed light on the Titans' plans for this month's draft. One thing Williams has been known for is more use of a 3-man front. Gray indicated in a recent radio interview the Titans could use a little bit of 3-4 this season, which opens up a separate can of worms. The Titans have run very little three-man front in Gray's tenure, and wh...
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