Cosell’s Coaching Tape: Week Twelve 12/4/09 Notes

VIKINGS OFFENSE V. BEARS DEFENSE

Bears clearly game planned more man coverage concepts, especially early in the game, and single high safety schemes – A more aggressive and less predictable defensive approach
What I notice every week is how Favre moves and manipulates coverage defenders with his head, his eyes and his body – That opens passing lanes, and often leads to critical 3rd down conversions
Hicks started at RG in place of injured Herrera, He’s a journeyman with an average skill set
Bears really tried to do more from a coverage standpoint in this game, Become less predictable; They got their underneath coverage defenders more involved with the wide receivers, buzzing them out to try to take away passing lanes, but still predominantly playing zone concepts like ”inverted cover 2” – They were trying to get defenders from atypical locations into underneath coverage to try to slow down Favre’s decision making or create a forced throw
Shiancoe a movable chess [...]

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