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Who fits the amoeba?

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Don’t count out this players fit in the new Mike Pettine defense (Photo: US Presswire)

By: Glenn Gifford BBD Contributor

We are 5 days into Free Agency as I write this article. The Buffalo Bills have been quiet, very quiet! Our only Free Agent signing to date has been former 1st round talent from North Carolina State Manny Lawson. Lawson is an individual who has spent time with both San Francisco as well as with the Cincinnati Bengals. It appears that Lawson was not utilized properly in Cincinnati where he was primarily a LB in a 4-3 defense.  Buffalo Bills DC Mike Pettine has stated that he will use a variety of defensive fronts in Buffalo. The Free Agent signing of Lawson I feel represents a shift from the vanilla, non-blitzing 4-3 base defense of Dave Wannstedt to a more aggressive; exploiting 3-4 defense of Coach Pettine. Because of the multitude of different fronts used throughout his time with the Jets some have referred to Pettine’s defensive system as The Amoeba! As a sidebar, I love typing the word Amoeba! (more…)





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