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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; By James Varney, The Times-Picayune NFL coaches don't generally pay lip service to the conventional wisdom of the fans, but in at least one respect, New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Bill Johnson and the public see eye to eye: ...

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Old 01-27-2011, 08:54 AM   #1
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By James Varney, The Times-Picayune


NFL coaches don't generally pay lip service to the conventional wisdom of the fans, but in at least one respect, New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Bill Johnson and the public see eye to eye: It's best to land plum defensive linemen when they're young.

"It's like dogs. Do you want the puppy you can teach, or the 5-year old already set in his ways?" Johnson asked. "You want the pup."

Johnson spent Wednesday morning studying the North team's defensive linemen at Senior Bowl practice. The Saints are widely believed to be seeking a dynamic player for their defensive front seven, a pass rusher who can offer consistent disruption in opponents' backfields. Neither Johnson nor any other Saints coach wished to discuss that this week, but Johnson said it doesn't matter if he's seeking a first-rounder or, say, a fifth.

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Old 01-30-2011, 12:25 PM   #2
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Good, I'm glad to hear we are looking at the front four. Our pass rush was pathetic.
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