Jonathan Vilma

Rams defensive coordinator hopes team continues to 'attack'

Rams defensive coordinator hopes team continues to 'attack'

The playbook of Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is sprinkled with elements from some of the great NFL minds, a list that includes Bud Carson, George Allen, Jack Pardee, Buddy Ryan, George Seifert, Dick LeBeau and Dom Capers.

“I’ve added stuff, a scheme or technique, from all of those guys, and it’s all kind of morphed into Gregg Williams stuff now,” said Williams, 58, in his third season with the Rams and 26th in the league. “It looks complicated. It’s not.”

The dominant theme through the formations and Xs and O’s can be summed up in one word: attack. Williams wants his players to “defend every blade of grass” with a relentless tenacity, to be aggressive at all...

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