The world according to Gregg Williams Jets defense coordinator is good. The man is “What is my concern?”.
Williams painted, which provided reporters on Tuesday the second time he hired in January, painted a very positive picture of the defense he is running for chief coach Adam Gase.
He argued that, despite a rash of injuries at the retrospective site – Trumaine Johnson started off with a hamstring injury and a Kyron Brown backup also put nursing on the bad hamstring – that his defense will continue without apology.
“It's about playing with your prayers,” said Williams collars. “I've been doing that for 40 years. Everything is good. This is a good group of guys, a good young group.
Safety Jamal Adams worked on Monday to the corner if necessary, encouraging Williams to say, “He could do it. There is no doubt about it. He is a good athlete to do it. We didn't even cross that bridge, because he's also learning other jobs. I had to do so many times – play at the corner of the safety of some of our places.
One of the brightest spots for this summer for Williams is looking at the development of the first round Quinnen Williams on the defensive line.
“He gives a smile on my face,” said Williams. “It's done very well. We just scratched the surface with it. (Alabama coach) Nick Saban, a great friend, scratched the surface with him. Understand how young he is. It will continue to move up and up. He has become accustomed to speeding up and earned the respect of the other players and other soldiers on the team with the way he did himself. Good young man. ''
Williams then warned reporters: “Until you get a chance to be with him every day, you don't understand how smart it is. In your conversations, don't be surprised if it looks like you. It is possible. It's very sharp. ''
One of Williams's favorite subjects is accountability, and this is the most dramatic change he has brought to this defense immediately from the release of Todd Bowles and his team after last season.
“It's like for my whole life: Say what I mean, I mean,“ I said, ”said Williams. “You can't make BS players. The most certain thing is that you go to a new place to find the best man and do it. Then everyone else says, h Uh oh. Mum and Dad didn't do that stuff. 'Well, mom and dad were not playing, either.
The veteran coach succeeded 61 years old nine different NFL teams when asked about players who handle their intense training style, thumb on your neck.
“When we worry about the severity of players, we have the wrong players,” said Williams. “When we have to worry about the competition and the lack of competition in practice or games, we have the wrong people – coaches and players.
“There was a smile on my face since I walked in here, he continued. “These young men want to compete – whether it's an argument, whether they're playing chess or checkers in the room, anything. I am there to withdraw if they go too far. That's what I have to do. You cannot win at this level without this competition. ''
It is obvious that he enjoys his high intensity practices.
“We get the chance to do a very good evaluation of our men in practice because of the difficulty we get,” said Williams. “So you get a chance to see it almost as a game mode. Some of the places in our series are a walking path when practicing. How do you evaluate these guys during walking? You can not.
“With the competition we do, the players see not only that they trust each other, but I also have to earn the trust from them. They realize that I have been around for a short time and that I can do lots of different things and that I have lots of different things.
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