Cosell’s Coaching Tape: Week One Notes 9/14/10

Our own Greg Cosell watches more coaches’ tape than any non-coach in the NFL, and he’s generous enough to give us his raw notes from the action he’s seen on a weekly basis. These tidbits are unique, insightful, and incredibly useful to fans of both fantasy but NFL football in general. These notes will come in multiple installments every week, so stay tuned for more.

COACHING TAPE – WEEK 1

VIKINGS OFFENSE V. SAINTS DEFENSE

Jenkins FS in place of injured Sharper
Saints 3-4 featured Mitchell as the 4th LB
Saints played 3-4 to Vikings “12” personnel, Ellis the NT – Game planned: Overall 15 snaps of 3-4 versus “12”
Gay Saints nickel corner inside over the slot
Saints DL and front seven more physical and quicker than Vikings OL in the run game
Saints predominant 2 shell on passing down and distances in the first half
Saints nickel package: 3-3-5 personnel
Berrian struggled to separate versus man coverage, A poor route runner
Harvin aligned both outside and in the slot, Not a very polished route runner, More of an [...]

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Matthew Camp

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Joe Dolan

Joe is a son of the video-game age - his extensive knowledge of NFL rosters dates back to the early 1990s.


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