Cosell’s Coaching Tape: 9/30/09 Notes

CHARGERS OFFENSE V. DOLPHINS DEFENSE

Dolphins want Porter aligned on the open side of the formation, where there is no TE in his face
Dolphins matched up with their nickel package, with Jones as the third corner aligned over the slot, based on down and distance, not on the Chargers personnel; They often treated Gates as WR in those situations
When the Chargers went 3 WR with Gates, the Dolphins predominantly matched up with their dime package, with Culver the third safety
Rookie CB Smith very comfortable in press position: Very patient and composed, not overreactive; Showed good quickness and change of direction mirroring receivers
The Dolphins utilize Smith as if he is a shutdown corner: A high percentage of press man coverage, often with no help over the top – They show tremendous confidence in him
Smith rotated at RCB with the other rookie corner Davis; Davis more natural quickness than Smith, Also effective in press position
Taylor does not have much left as [...]

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