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ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that the Buffalo Bills have hired former Jets defense coordinator Mike Pettine to run their defense.
Pettine’s contract recently expired with the Jets and they made it pretty clear that they were prepared to move in a different direction.
Pettine joins the two men from Syracuse to round out the Bills’ coaching staff. He’s produced some pretty positive results for the Jets in the past few seasons, so there stands a reasonable enough chance that he would be able to fix an under-performing unit from a season ago.
It will be interesting to see if they choose to go back to a 3-4 base defense given that Pettine’s experience has been in that formation. Their defensive line has plenty of talent, but the two defensive tackles, Kyle Williams and Marcell Dareus, are good enough that they should probably be on the field as much as possible.
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With the Buffalo Bills’ recent hiring of Mike Pettine as the new defensive coordinator, much has been made regarding the style of defense that the team will play in 2013. The Bills failed in their attempt to operate out of the 3-4 defensive front in 2011, only to revert back to the four man front [...]The post Mike Pettine’s Hybrid Defense, And How It Works appeared first on Queen City Sports.
Mike Pettine's reported move from New York Jets defensive coordinator to Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator is lateral by definition, but in reality, it's a step up.Working under head coach Rex Ryan, Pettine was "in charge" of the Jets' defense the past four years, but it was never truly his defense. At least that was the perception.His responsibilities and...
This will be the last Q&A ever!! I promise. I gotta get back to writing. Anyways, the Bills have a new coordinator and I wanted to pick the brain of Jets writer Daniel Krieg from Rexsanchez.com to see what the deal was with Mike Pettine. Enjoy and tell a friend.
1) Can you desrcibe the pros/cons of the Jets' defense?
The Jets defense was pretty solid overall. Its...
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Now that the Bills have hired former Jets assistant Mike Pettine as their defensive coordinator, many fans have wondered how they are going to utilize their current defensive personnel, which is currently tapered to play a 4-3 style of defense. Pettine, a student of Jets head coach Rex Ryan, spent seven years as an assistant with the Baltimore Ravens, and the last four as defensive...
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Didn’t Kelly say he wasn’t planning on leaving Notre Dame? This was before his team was embarrassed by Bama.
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