St. Louis Rams: Will Coaching The Defense By Committee Work?

ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 12: Head coach Jeff Fisher of the St. Louis Rams watches his players during rookie mini camp at the ContinuityX Training Center on May 12, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Life would be simple if the NFL didn't decide to suspend Gregg Williams indefinitely. Honestly, I wasn't a big fan of Williams when he was the Saints defensive coordinator, and the bounty scandal didn't really help me come to the conclusion that Williams would be a good coach.

However, even though I wasn't the biggest fan of Gregg Williams, I have to admit the coaching by committee thing has me a bit skeptical. I mean, will having the assistant head coach Dave McGinnis, secondary coach Chuck Cecil and the son of Gregg Williams - Blake Williams - the linebacker coach run things together make it easier? I don't know, it just seems strange to do it this way, and not just have some one person fill the role.

I never been an NFL head coach (I just play one on Madden), but I think it will be interesting to see how this defense by committee will work. Jeff Fisher doesn't seem to worried about it though:

"The most difficult part of the week is putting the plan together. Calling the defense and those kinds of things is not as difficult as putting the plan together and being right and adjusting. We’re more than capable of doing all three of those things," Fisher said.

In the end, it won't be the coaches making the plays, it will be the players. However, when it comes down to half time adjustments and important fourth down calls, it will be interesting to see how these plays are called, and by whom.

So what do you guys think? Will the coaching by committee work? Or will it fail?

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