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Old 03-12-2013   #36
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Default Re: The Myth of the Long Ball & Matt Schaub

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Originally Posted by infantrycak View Post
OK but if Kubiak is so conservative and Schaub is only supposed to attempt hitting wide open WR's wouldn't that lead to non-conservative folks like Manning, Brady, etc. with better WR corps having more attempts and completions?
No not really. It's all in how a defense plays you as an offense, what your offense is built upon (bread and butter) and truthfully how the games go.......obviously if you're a team that likes to sling it, teams will run more nickel and dime packages to discourage you from doing what u like to do...

For instance, In blowouts the winning team tends to throw less while the losing team kicks it up a few notches in passing attempts. Spread offenses bread and butter are the short passes which typically = more attempts run based offenses like ours tend to throw it a little less.

There are also other factors. Manning has an entire offense designed around him...he's got complete control to do whatever; audible run to pass or vice versa.
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