Originally Posted by CloakNNNdagger
The Chiefs by mandate of their HC switched over to a 3-4 D 2 years ago. To this day, they are still built for a 4-3. For that reason, they are near the bottom of the league in sacks and commonly hang out their CBs to dry. I'm thinking that, his new pass rush-effective scheme here will lend itself to a conducive environment where Routt could show a very dramatic turn around back to his old Raiders bump and run self.
The Chiefs pass rush is lacking, that's for sure.
On top of that they played quite a bit of zone where often a receiver can find a soft spot.
They also had him play the shuffle technique once in a while; and like we've discussed it, it doesn't help on those 10-15 yards routes near the sideline.