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Eagle Eye: More Than Watt On Texans' 'D'

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  1. Playoffs

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    Always interesting to see what we look like through another team's eyes,

    A bunch of great GIFs in this article...

    Eagle Eye: More Than Watt On Texans' 'D'
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    Kinda pumps you up. :fans:
     
  2. thunderkyss

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    Yeah, that's a great gif... Ben Jones does an awesome job there, so does Myers & Brooks. Griffin...... eh.... could have been called for a hold on that one. & is that guy (#91) actually looking for Fitz to run with the ball?
     
  3. michaelm

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    Looks like his responsibility is outside/backside contain, and that's what caused him to delay his pursuit.
     
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    Also from the article:
    Which I didn't know.
     
  5. xtruroyaltyx

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    Yes. And he has to honor it. If he crashes down and Fitz pulls it, he can get quite a few yards with wide open room to run.

    Plus if he pulled it, he could also pass the ball.

    He did what he was supposed to.
     
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    I know he did what he was supposed to do, just thought it was worth pointing out.

    Some QBs have a reputation for pulling it in & running, some don't. I thought it was surprising that he did what he was supposed to do, even though Fitz has picked up a few yards with his legs.

    Also, if you remember back to the Pittsburgh game, 1st play from scrimmage, Whitney did not respect Bens ability to pull it in & run.... he's not known for keeping it on the zone read. But that's exactly what he did. While Mercilus crashed down on Bell, Ben picked up 10 yards & a first.
     
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    Figured this was as good a place as any for this. Arian Foster has been ridiculous this year, yet no one seems to be talking about it. His vision might be the best I've ever seen, and balance up there with Sanders? So difficult to get a good hit on.
     
  8. xtruroyaltyx

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    Yeah I remember that.

    Watt played it better later in the game.
     
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    I honestly forgot how smooth he is. Dude looks like he's just gliding through the line.
     
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    One of my favorites.

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    Thank you for posting this 'Playoffs'. I really enjoyed it!

    I think something that should be talked about more often is how Crennel is coaching these guys to disguise their coverages pre-snap. Something we rarely did under Wade Phillips.
     

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