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WHAT NEEDS FIXING?

BELIEVE it or not, there were a few positive things to take away from last nights game vs the Packers. QB Carson Wentz looked fully in command of what was happening around him, despite Green Bay being total assholes and blitzing so much (given that it was a preseason game). 518 more words

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The Spurs-Rockets series hinges on the Spurs Pick-and-Roll Defense

The San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets series hinges on how the Spurs defend the Rockets deadly pick-and-roll. The Rockets put teams in a difficult position with their pick-and-rolls and the right way to defend it is counter-intuitive to how teams are used to defending it normally. 690 more words

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McKinley, Boykin show depth in Irish WR corps

If there is any advantage to starting an inexperienced quarterback such as Notre Dame junior Brandon Wimbush, it is the chemistry he theoretically developed with the younger receivers while taking third team and scout team practice reps the past couple seasons. 723 more words

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THE 12: #11 TAKE IT EASY, CARSON

LAST season QB Carson Wentz (hopefully) learned a valuable lesson: While he may have been considered athletic in college, he does not possess the speed to routinely beat NFL players (even some DE’s) to the edge on bootlegs. 258 more words

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THE 12: #6 FEWER SCREENS AND DRAGS

CERTAIN passes reduce your receivers to sitting ducks, and the two main culprits are the “WR Screen” and the “Drag”. To make matters worse, they frequently don’t result in big plays unless the opposing defense really screws something up. 524 more words

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THE 12: #3 IN YOUR FACE!

DURING the beginning of 2016 our Safeties were making plays on the ball, because opposing QB’s were testing our entire Secondary looking for soft spots. Well they found those soft spots along the sidelines vs our CB’s. 185 more words

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THE 12: #2 WORK THE EDGES

IF Carson Wentz is going to matter in this league, he has to improve on his ability to use his WR’s. That will only happen if he actually attempts more passes to his WR’s. 215 more words

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