Nov 13, 2008 0
Editor’s Note: Welcome to a new blog here on FantasyGuru.com. This blog will include the raw notes taken by our own Greg Cosell as he prepares for the Matchup Show on ESPN by analyzing NFL coach’s tape. Greg is Senior Producer of the show, and he’s been a producer at NFL Films for over 20 years.
BRONCOS OFFENSE VS. BROWNS DEFENSE
Broncos ran 71 offensive plays, and gained 564 total yards
Broncos 6-11 on third down conversions
Cutler 24-42 for 447 yards, 3 TD, 1 interception, only sacked once
Scheffler 39 yards on the first play of the game, He beat S Pool down the middle seam by initially showing an in-breaking route and then taking it vertically; Scheffler acceleration and long speed for a big TE, Pool cannot run and is a liability in man coverage against quality receiving TEs – This was the exact same play Broncos ran against the Raiders the first week of the season when Cutler off designed movement hit Scheffler for 72 yards
Browns corners play a lot of press bail technique in which they turn to the inside, You cannot cover any out-breaking routes [...]