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Offline TheKanataThrilla  
#11 Posted : Wednesday, September 25, 2013 10:58:41 AM(UTC)
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Still don't know why screen plays to Franklin over the middle has not been incorporated into our offense. The Bengals D got a huge advantage that our pass plays were always to the sidelines. They have run Cobb over the middle as well in the past I don't know why we didn't explore that either.
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#12 Posted : Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:19:55 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: TheKanataThrilla Go to Quoted Post
Still don't know why screen plays to Franklin over the middle has not been incorporated into our offense. The Bengals D got a huge advantage that our pass plays were always to the sidelines. They have run Cobb over the middle as well in the past I don't know why we didn't explore that either.


They were rushing four and getting enough pressure to leave the three LB's to cover the middle and also take away the screen.

This is a typical scenario where the Packers struggle. Anytime we face a four man front that is effective in disrupting ARod the offense does not fare well.

Four DL against 5 OL or six with a RB should offer enough protection for Arod to be able to slice up defenses but when he gets pressured like that there is not much room with seven guys in coverage.



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Offline steveishere  
#13 Posted : Wednesday, September 25, 2013 1:26:10 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Gaycandybacon Go to Quoted Post
Ya I expected Cobb to be used more over the middle. Gotta give it up to that D.


Cobb was being covered by probably the best slot CB in the league in Leon Hall. It's no surprise he had a quiet day.
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#14 Posted : Wednesday, September 25, 2013 2:35:43 PM(UTC)
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Fact is, the game plan was schemed around Finley stretching the middle.

Or at least likely was.

I don't know why they didn't send Bostick out there. Maybe they don't think he's ready.
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