Insite into Trestmans thought on 3-4 defense

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    From that article it seems like Trestman, from an offense perspective, considers an opposing 3-4 defense more challenging than a 4-3. If he ultimately would like to have a 3-4 defense in Chicago, then this would be a rare opportunity for him to make the switch, due to the fact there will be a number of key roster changes on D anyway. It may not be so easy to switch in other years. If he wants a 3-4 or 3-4 hybrid, then this is his chance.
     
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    Pretty much my take as well:5_5_1[1]:
     
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    Have to agree with both of you. Since we are retooling the Defense this would seem to as good a time as any.
     
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    Agreed. Do it now, or forever hold your peace!
     
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    agreed with you guys, i mean how much worse could we be from last year? ha
     
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    I like the defensive perspective, of "what scheme is hard to play against" vs. "I like this scheme best, because I'm the boss". I like the 3-4 because of the creativity it offers the DC. The 3-4 is a situational D up here, but because the front seven are so big in the NFL, I can see it as an "almost every down' D. My preference is for a hybrid that plays mostly 3-4, but will happily switch to a 4-3 when the O finds a way to exploit a 3-4 weakness, or when it makes sense for the situation (i.e. third and long, send four on the rush and have two LBs and a hybrid dropping in coverage). I've always favoured schemes that have the flexibility to counter or exploit the opposition, rather than the simplistic, plough ahead regardless mentality.
     
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    We seem to have enough LB's to get a 3-4 defense going. Get a NT type and a DL,and then go secondary. Not in that order,BPA at each pick.
     
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