Cosell’s Coaching Tape: Week Nine 11/10/09 Notes

COLTS OFFENSE V. TEXANS DEFENSE

Colts personnel approach on the first series was 3 WR, with Collie in the slot and Clark aligned on the LOS in a conventional TE position – Texans matched up with their nickel personnel, with rookie CB Quin over the slot on Collie
In the 3 WR package, with Clark on the LOS, he worked inside on LB Cushing; While Cushing didn’t necessarily play Clark man-to-man, he had to match up based on matchup zone concepts
Colts a fast no huddle in this game to maintain the matchup of Clark on Cushing, Manning did not want the Texans to have time to substitute
Colts a very controlled pass game; Texans played predominantly zone coverage and Manning attacked the short voids in the zones, including taking advantage of the check downs that were there
Texans on first play of 3rd series went with “fire x” inside blitz, It was a 3-4 blitz from a 4-3 front with the focus on inside pressure [...]

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