Cosell’s Coaching Tape: 10/13/09 Notes

BRONCOS OFFENSE V. PATRIOTS DEFENSE

Broncos opened the game in the “Wildcat” (“Wild Horses”) formation with Moreno in the shotgun, and Orton split left; Patriots a lot of defensive movement before the snap to adjust: Patriots defended it well, but S Meriweather missed an easy tackle for no gain: Moreno 12 yds on “Counter”
Broncos base runs of the “Wild Horses” formation: Counter, Inside zone, “Wam” concept
Moreno a tough downhill runner with some lateral agility and quickness, Limited burst and acceleration’
Wilfork played DT in the Patriots predominant 4-3 front; He was dominant
S McGowan a tough physical player: Strong in the box versus run, and he showed the ability to match up man-to-man on the TE
Broncos a personnel and formation based offense; From their spread look, they try to get WRs matched on the inside against LBs – It’s an offense structured to minimize the limitations of Orton
McDaniels really understood the Patriots defense, and did an excellent job with formations and play [...]

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