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Any chance they start in a 4-3?

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  1. Ernestine

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    I was watching the eagle vs. Pats super bowl on NFL NEt. and was wondering, will Bill ever start in a 4-3 again as an element of surprise to the giants?I think the Pats would be better off attacking from the onset to force some turnovers. As a result, this will prevent the giants from sitting on the ball the entire game.
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    Everytime that I can recall them going to the 4-3 this year they have done poorly. Hypothetically, it seems like a good idea. You get Jarvis out on the field, and let Seau and Bruschi rotate, keeping them fresh. The only problem is that the O line always knows where the ruc is coming from in this set. in the 3-4 you can come from anywhere with the 4th rusher, anytime.
    I wouldn't put anything past old Bill though. Remember when he came out against Bledsoe when he was with the Bills with no down lineman? The man will do whatever it takes to win.
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    The team is built around a 3-4 defense, to just change it arbitrarily is not a good fit for this team.. there will however be many variations on this and what you have seen in the end of the season, will be quite different on Sunday.
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    Whatever we do, I hope the Pats D can pressure Eli early and often. That's one thing that really ticked me off the last time we played the Giants. If I recall, Eli was only rattled one time and it wasn't until late in the 3rd quarter. If the Pats can do this, then I believe we'll see the "real" Eli that threw almost the equal number of interceptions as touchdowns this season.
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