If you go back and look at the Buff vs NE game you will notice a bunch of WR cross routes on there. Multiple WR sets and 2 TE sets. Buff did to NE what NE started doing to them and it paid off.
Why do teams not see, Colts
ran Multi WR, NO, NE, Eagles
, GB, etc most of the constant winning team run more than your basic sets because it puts more pressure on the defense to match up with WRs so they can just put in LB's and blitz and if they blitz out of a spread formation they can either get a small play or a big one (giving up a deep pass) by teams that recognize the blitz coming.
Every pass by Miami is either fly pattern or out the backfield with a sprinkle of screen here and there. look at game 1 when Fasano was 1 on 1 with the LB and made that big catch, why was he over there 1-1? because of playcalling. Sporano gave Dab the reigns and said let it fly but after the loss he pulled it back in saying "since we didnt do it your way we will do it mine" hence going back to basic football and no big plays or attempts. Run, run, pass.
Everyond knows Johnson is the best WR on Buff but why was he so open in the middle plenty of times, why was he 1 on 1 at times?? because of multiple WR cross routes which is what NE does to get Welker so open. We have matchup nightmares for teams if we use multiple sets but we are not. We have another 6'4 WR that has been learning from Marshall (Wallace) we have a great hands 1 on 1 player (Bess) we have a speedster (Gates) we have our 2 starters of course. We have a RB that can be placed 1 on 1 in cross routes or go routes with a LB on him but use him only on screens when he can do more..
Coaching/playcalling for the talent we have here sucks period. Things will get better when Spoarno and Ireland go even though I might be able to deal with Ireland more so than Tony.. Tony definately needs to leave for this team to have a chance at greatness again or at least respectable.
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