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GhostBuster6
Alabama Fan
Nashville
Member since Jun 2012
1809 posts

Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
load up the box with 4 lineman, 2 linebackers, and play with 5 DB's. play press man to man on all receivers and eliminate all "easy" hitch passes. Granted you will prob give up a long ball at some point but im willing to bet you would get tons of three and outs and turnovers. apply constant heat


BarbeTiger
New Orleans Saints Fan
Mr. White's Lab Yo
Member since Jan 2012
6014 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
I hear the Saints are looking for a DC


Enfuego
Tulane Fan
Houston
Member since Mar 2009
8857 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
B/c you are smarter than all of them


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wildtigercat93
LSU Fan
Member since Jul 2011
64458 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
You broke the league. Belicheck just retired out of fear of your "brand new" defensive formation and playstyle


retooc
Atlanta Falcons Fan
Wilmington, NC
Member since Sep 2012
4212 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
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You broke the league. Belicheck just retired out of fear of your "brand new" defensive formation and playstyle




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Mr.Wolf
solving problems
Member since Nov 2012
1840 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
groundbreaking shite in here



thanks coach


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wildtigercat93
LSU Fan
Member since Jul 2011
64458 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
Also look up the following terms and apply them to your oh so great defensive strategy

"Rub routes" "motion" "The Running Game" "Tight Ends"


GhostBuster6
Alabama Fan
Nashville
Member since Jun 2012
1809 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
Not saying your gonna pitch a shutout but I have yet to see a super agressive defense against these guys. They are so scared of their running that the LB's spy instead of ATTACKING him. You can't give average passers easy throws. I mean give up 27 points but if you get 3 turnovers you have a good shot to still win


504Voodoo
Southeastern LA Fan
New Orleans
Member since Aug 2012
6060 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
You do realize that these guys (Newton, Wilson, & Colin) are not Tebow and can actually toss a football right?


Powerman
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Jan 2004
128136 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
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Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners

Could you please arrange these words in a manner that makes sense?

Are you talking about teams that run the spread? Or run the ball out of the spread? Get it together man.


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wildtigercat93
LSU Fan
Member since Jul 2011
64458 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
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Not saying your gonna pitch a shutout but I have yet to see a super agressive defense against these guys. They are so scared of their running that the LB's spy instead of ATTACKING him. You can't give average passers easy throws. I mean give up 27 points but if you get 3 turnovers you have a good shot to still win


Worked out great for Green Bay last week


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brg0320
LSU Fan
Greenville, NC
Member since May 2009
2735 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
That's a 4-2-5 and the basic scheme is used by almost all high school and college defenses against spread teams. While you can have success in press man to man at the hs level, the rules are different in the NFL and make it more difficult for dbs. A great throwing QB can kill man to man as well.


bluebarracuda
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2011
8534 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
Maybe they could teach the DE not to crash on the RB so easily on every option play

Would be far more effective


brg0320
LSU Fan
Greenville, NC
Member since May 2009
2735 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
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Maybe they could teach the DE not to crash on the RB so easily on every option play


You're absolutely right, but it is incredibly difficult to get a defensive end to "stay at home" against a read opt team when he's used to squeezing on all down blocks, something he's been doing since high school.

It's a habit for defensive ends to be aggressive based on their natural read and react and squeeze down the line, toward the RB


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Priceless
Davidson Fan
Member since Jan 2004
1787 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
And the QB rushes for 200yds.


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TiggerWoods
Auburn Fan
Auburn
Member since Nov 2010
3000 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
You should be a fricking coach by gawd.


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Tiger1242
LSU Fan
Member since Jul 2011
25224 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
It works pretty well in Madden



































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dukke v
Michigan Fan
PLUTO
Member since Jul 2006
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re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
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I hear the Saints are looking for a DC





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chalmetteowl
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Jan 2008
19111 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
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I mean give up 27 points but if you get 3 turnovers you have a good shot to still win
well yeah if you're playing the Saints


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Sophandros
Tulane Fan
Victoria Concordia Crescit
Member since Feb 2005
45190 posts

re: Why isnt this strategy used for stoping the spread NFL runners
Put away your keyboard now.


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