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Old 11-25-2013   #26
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Default Re: Wall-Eyed Man Boobs and Firing Wade Phillips

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Originally Posted by DocBar View Post
I'm not sure if the system is the issue in the backfield or the coaching/talent is. How can the coaches consistently let the DB's play man and give a 10+ yard cushion? No attempts at jamming the WR's off the LOS or disguising coverages. Remember when JJo and DMan 1st got here and talked about disguising coverages and how brand new that was to the Texans.
It's a combination. Talent is the issue because we only have 3 guys (JJo, KJax, DJ) who can man up consistently. Coaching is the issue because we man up across the board despite only having 3 guys who can do it.

Brice McCain not being able to cover grass is a talent issue. Brice McCain being asked to man up a slot WR 20 times a game is a coaching issue.

Would Wade's scheme be better with more talent? Yes. But you could say that about any scheme. The problem is we don't have that talent and he has shown no ability to adjust to that fact.
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