Cosell’s Coaching Tape: 9/21/09 Notes

COWBOYS OFFENSE V. GIANTS DEFENSE

v Witten used as a movable chess piece in the Cowboys offense

v LB Boley tendency to overpursue, and abandon his gap responsibility in the run game

v Johnson was the Giants nickel corner in this game, He aligned outside with Thomas moving inside to his normal slot position

v Romo read Johnson’s interception return for a TD as “2 man” when it was zone

v Cowboys again managed Romo with personnel and formations, They have clearly decided Romo is a complementary QB

v Cowboys very effective with 3×1 sets in the passing game

v Romo’s second interception (the ball that bounced off Witten’s foot) was a result of poor footwork and mechanics, That produced the inaccurate throw

v Williams needs serious technique work on his vertical routes versus press coverage; He just runs to the sideline

v Jones big time elusiveness and lateral explosiveness

v Romo struggled to process information, Did not [...]

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