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Yankee_In_TX
04-24-2007, 05:02 PM
Are there any active or past NFL left armed QB's?

If so, how does this affect the RT and LT?

Does the LT flip over to the right side? Do they stay where they are, but is it different for them?

SheTexan
04-24-2007, 05:09 PM
Are there any active or past NFL left armed QB's?

If so, how does this affect the RT and LT?

Does the LT flip over to the right side? Do they stay where they are, but is it different for them?


Steve Young!!

Don't know the answers to your other questions.

Texan_Bill
04-24-2007, 05:10 PM
Are there any active or past NFL left armed QB's?

If so, how does this affect the RT and LT?

Does the LT flip over to the right side? Do they stay where they are, but is it different for them?

Ron Mexico.....................errrrr Mike Vick.
Chris Simms
Matt Lienart

I would imagine the better or more athletic Tackle would be assigned to the QB's blind side... Also the receivers have to adjust as well - as the ball spins opposite of what they are typically used to...

76Texan
04-24-2007, 05:16 PM
The Eagles move Winston Justice to LT, even though he played RT at USC to protect Leinart.

jlam
04-24-2007, 05:17 PM
Yeah, Bill got the ones I know of.

It does affect the RT and LT positions in the sense that you want the better, more talented pass protector taking care of the quarterback's blindside, which has obviously switched.

76Texan
04-24-2007, 05:21 PM
the snake kenny stabler!

jlam
04-24-2007, 05:22 PM
Boomer Esiason was also a lefty.

76Texan
04-24-2007, 05:34 PM
I guess that's why the Cardinals didnt put a franchise tag on Leonard Davis..

rmartin65
04-24-2007, 05:52 PM
There are, and have been, alot of left arm guys. And to the best of my knowledge, it does flip the tackles and the recievers to. I think, not 100% on that.

Yankee_In_TX
04-24-2007, 06:11 PM
Here's another question: when you're playing a lefty, does you defense change sides?

Texan_Bill
04-24-2007, 06:27 PM
Here's another question: when you're playing a lefty, does you defense change sides?

Offenses now a days are somewhat ambidextrous (other than protecting the QB's blind side and sometimes a team runs better to one side over the other), therefore the defenses will still line up their Sam LB to the strong side of the formation and likewise with the Will LB - whichever side the offenses' formation lines up to...

76Texan
04-24-2007, 06:27 PM
Here's another question: when you're playing a lefty, does you defense change sides?

I see defensive players all over the field, doesnt matter who the QB is.
It will probably depend more on how the coaching staff put down the game plan. Most likely, they would have that factor in. But IMO, I would worry more about Peyton and McNabb right now, in general.

Vinny
04-24-2007, 06:44 PM
offense is about creating and defense is about destroying, so teams will tend to try to exploit the qb's blind side with speed many times a game...so you have to set your offense up for this and make sure your guys can handle the various blindside speed rusher(s) that you know are going to come at one time or another.

Since you have an odd number of men on the field and your QB under center, you will always tend to have a strong side and a weak side, so the blocking help tends to go to the blindside when you are passing (unless you have one of them super delux Tackle guys that are hard to find).