Cosell’s Coaching Tape: 9/14/09 Note

Our NFL film and matchup guru Greg Cosell is back to share his raw notes while breaking down coaches tape at NFL Films.

COACHING TAPE – WEEK 1

STEELERS OFFENSE V. TITANS DEFENSE

v     Steelers began with a quick tempo passing game, Get Roethlisberger comfortable – A high percentage of 2 TE sets on the first couple of possessions

v     Wallace and Sweed were the 3rd + 4th receivers; Wallace was the 3rd WR ahead of Sweed – Wallace great vertical speed, Ate up the cushion on corners and safeties in a heartbeat

v     Fuller was the Titans nickel corner

v     DT Jones flashed: Power, strength and explosiveness; An excellent inside pass rusher – He was dominant at times against the interior of the Steelers OL, Played with relentless effort

v     Steelers initial game plan was 2 TE sets, and tight formations

v     Titans LB corps active and physical

v     Parker did not have the same burst and explosion he had in the past -Also too tentative and not decisive

v     Titans secondary is physical, and they tackle

v     Roethlisberger very accurate, Consistently excellent ball location

v     Titans DL very disciplined with their gap integrity, and they all use their hands effectively – Titans DTs did not get moved in the [...]

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