Cosell’s Coaching Tape: Week Eight 11/4/09 Notes

49ERS OFFENSE V. COLTS DEFENSE

Lt Staley injured on the first play of the game, He was replaced by veteran journeyman Sims
Colts often align DEs Freeney and Mathis very wide in passing situations, Very difficult for OTs to play with solid technique against them, It often looks like the tackles are in recovery mode as soon as the ball is snapped
Colts DTs struggled to stalemate and win versus double teams in the run game
Crabtree great ability to stop on a dime and break; Outstanding lateral explosiveness as a route runner
Smith’s interception was on Crabtree, He did not run through the skinny post with speed and acceleration but rather throttled down – Part of the learning curve
49ers could not get ahead of the down with their run game, Too many 2nd + long situations
Smith still struggled at tmes to drive the ball on intermediate and sideline throws that demanded some velocity, There’s not a lot of snap to his throws
Smith very comfortable in [...]

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