Originally Posted by steelbtexan
A few deep balls even if they're incomplete to loosen up the opposing defense would be nice. I'm not advocating letting Yates throw the ball 35/40 times a game. But 20/25 times with 4-5 of them 20-25 yds deep should be enough to keep the defense honest. Even if you've got to max protect to give Yates time to throw the deep ball, it needs to be done. IMHO
But see the defense only loosens up if you burn them on a few of those &/or you've got a credible deep threat.
The last two games, we've been unable achieve the 1st part of this...ironically b/c we haven't had the 2nd part.