Originally Posted by Vinny
Looks like he was filling the right gap if the middle of the Texans front-7 doesn't get totally dominated. I can't fault him on this one. #97 (McClain) is the guy getting his ass kicked in the middle of the field (we don't need no stinking wide body). If he holds his ground, this play gets blown up. Mays looks like he didn't fulfill his gap assignment either. Mays looks like he swapped gaps but not #20. Merci looks clueless also...dude took about 300 false steps.
I'm down on Reed but you have to have your front-7 win around the goal line if you want a chance...you can't rely on your S to make the play down there and you can't get the middle of your front-7 blown totally off the ball and expect to stop anyone in the red zone.
Mays had terrible vision....IMO ILB is our biggest need on defense, other than Cushing we have no one who can fill gaps.....he over plays that BIG time and is caught out of position....Reed also f'd up as he should have then filled the gap. Both suck