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Dirty Knowledge
07-28-2009, 06:09 PM
“It was around 1994 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1994_NFL_season) or '95 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1995_NFL_season), when I was with the Colts (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indianapolis_Colts), and we were playing against San Francisco (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_49ers) with Steve Young (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Young_(American_football)) running the West Coast offense (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Coast_offense), releasing receivers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wide_receiver) all the time, guys getting by you. The idea was don't let these people dictate to you. You have to put more pressure [on the quarterback], and every year we tried to figure out how to do that.”—Jim Johnson, describing the origin of his defensive philosophy.[3] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Johnson_(American_football)#cite_note-2)

Hollow Dartz
07-28-2009, 11:20 PM
Damn.

Art Vandelay
07-28-2009, 11:32 PM
like i said in the nfl thread, now if they could only get the eagles qb to die, they would have a a legitimate shot at winning the super bowl.

Olive Oil Goombah
07-29-2009, 05:45 AM
LOL....be careful. If you criticize McNabb they might call you a racist

Queen Of Poetry
07-29-2009, 08:01 AM
Very sad news.........one of the best defensive coordinator's in the NFL

Olive Oil Goombah
07-29-2009, 01:42 PM
i heard he died from cancer in 6months...what kind of cancer did he have?

Dirty Knowledge
07-29-2009, 01:55 PM
He had melanoma

He was diagnosed in 2001

Olive Oil Goombah
07-29-2009, 02:01 PM
oh ok...makes sense. it came back. thats sucks man

baby jesus
07-29-2009, 03:02 PM
Theres Nothing Better Then An Attacking Defense And He Was Great At Getting His Guys To Do Just That. He Made Life Difficult On Qb's Especially Young Qb's With All His Blitzes.