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Old 01-16-2013   #2
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Default Re: Texans' LB Brooks Reed: "we weren’t fully prepared"

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Originally Posted by IDEXAN View Post
“The hurry-up, again we weren’t fully prepared for some reason,” said outside linebacker Brooks Reed, who didn’t play in the first matchup because of a groin injury. “It’s extremely hard to get the call in and line up when they are going hurry-up. They’re not going to wait for you. They’ve got plays planned out and one audible and they’ve got their play ready. Whereas we’ve got to get the call from the sideline, get lined up, recognize the formation.

“It takes us a lot more time to get lined up than they do. That’s the challenge and again that’s what kind of got us today. And making plays too, it’s them making plays not just them hurrying up. I think we could have been a little bit more prepared. We knew that was going to happen. We saw it on film, them lining up quick and defenses not being ready. We didn’t think it was going to be us and in some cases today it was.”
http://espn.go.com/blog/afcsouth/tag/_/name/brooks-reed
Yep, Wade got exposed in both of the Pats games...no excuse for all the confusion and guys walking into the end zone untouched. Part of that is the element of surprise, the other part of it is substituting guys. Playing against veteran teams and qbs who do that, you've got to pick and choose when you sub.
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