I posted this out on the main Mathis suspended post. I thought this might give some of the more knowledgeable a place to help help me understand whether we really just plug someone else in or really change things up for 4 games.
Who will replace Mathis for those first 4 games? Or is it really that simple? Perhaps we will change the scheme? I suppose you have to rush the passer, but can it be from inside? Will we blitz more?
There have been a couple of great write ups on Fan Posts explaining the 3-4 defense but I still find it confusing that we list any of those 300lbs players as Defensive End. Seems they should all be Defensive Tackles.
Here’s the list to "replace" him: