Cosell’s Coaching Tape: Week One 9/15/10 Notes

Greg Cosell is back with more from Week One, and this time his raw, unedited notes focus on some individual players who had noteworthy performances in the season opener. Is Darren McFadden improving? Find out now:

DARREN MCFADDEN V. TITANS

Very stiff and upright, Tight hips with little flexibility
Ran hard with consistent effort
Much more decisive and efficient running “power” and “counter” than running zone, Does not have great vision or short area acceleration
More of a methodical and measured runner than an explosive runner
10 yd run in the 4th quarter was McFadden’s best run in the NFL: Lateral quickness and agility, Created space in a confined – An NFL run
McFadden had three 13 yd runs, 2 were delay draws (one out of the shotgun) and on the third he came from the outside of bunch on a reverse concept
Overall McFadden looked quicker and more decisive as a runner, He ran hard but not with power

DONOVAN McNABB V. COWBOYS

First 3rd + long Redskins had McNabb in the shotgun flanked by 2 blockers (Cooley and [...]

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