NFL Safety Presents Formula to Defeat Texans

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  1. CloakNNNdagger

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    Matt Bowen, 7 year vet NFL SS and regular contributor to at nationalfootballpost.com schemes out a Bears strategy that he advocates to take down the Texans.

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/football/bears/ct-spt-1111-bears-bowen-chicago--20121111,0,2751122.column

    Bears' Dino stem could break Texans
    Marshall can get isolated on cornerback and put him in difficult trailing position

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    To score points against the Texans' top-tier defense, Jay Cutler and the Bears will have to take some shots when they get into the strike zone (20- to 35-yard line). Look for deep inside breaking routes that target the secondary with Brandon Marshall as the primary read.

    As shown here, the Bears have their Posse personnel (three wide receivers, one tight end, one running back) in a Doubles alignment against the Texans' base nickel sub package (five defensive backs). They will run the Dino Double Post and put stress on the top of the Texans' Cover-4 scheme.

    Be sure to read the rest of the article (link above) for the whole strategy that is proposed for the downfall of the Texans.
     
  2. Playoffs

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    Yeah, but Coach Wade sez we gonna double team Marshall. [​IMG]
     
  3. NastyNate

    NastyNate I go kerplunk

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    Jay ain't going to be upright waiting for 20+ yard routes to come available.
     
  4. EllisUnit

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    HAHAHAHAHA with the bears o-line, that sounds like a hell of a plan, apparently they will leave cutler no help either. Well well JJ will get an early thanksgiving if they do that.
     
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    The diagram is missing the part where a little square named JJ swats the little circle named QB to the ground.
     
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    I didn't know we still run a base 4-3 defense either
     
  7. DocBar

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    Matt Bowen don't know ****. If Cutler isn't hitting short slants, he's hitting the turf. I see 8-10 sacks Sunday nite for the good guys.
     
  8. Corrosion

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    Sure , in a perfect world that play design might cause issues for a defense .... But this aint a perfect world , the Bears OL has been pretty poor in protecting Cutler and I expect the Texans to amplify that trend.
     


  9. CloakNNNdagger

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    Funny, the Texans official ROSTER lists A. Smith and JJ as DE.:kitten:
     
  10. Corrosion

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    They run a 3-4 on early downs but swap to a more traditional 4-3 / or more accurately a 5/2 on passing downs.
     
  11. 76Texan

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    Actually, against a single-back formation like that, we could be in a 4-2 like Bowen suggested or we could be in a dime package (especially in passing situation).
     
  12. 76Texan

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    However, I don't see the Texans playing zone unless they are 10 points ahead or it was like with a couple minutes to go in the half. Even then, we should play strictly 4-deep; that means the TE won't be double-teamed by Jackson and Manning.
     
  13. RTP2110

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    I think N,M, & S stand for nickelback DB, mike LB, & sam LB
     
  14. 76Texan

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    Yupe, that's one way to denote the players in a 4-2 nickel package. To be technically correct in Wade's scheme, we have a Mike and a Mo as the two LBs.
     
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    Still in that situation we normally go Dime with 3 safeties (With GQ hovering)
     
  16. 76Texan

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    That's what I said earlier, us being in a dime package. However, there might be situation where they run a no huddle up tempo offense to keep us from substituting and we have to stay in a nickel package that we started out with on first and ten.
     
  17. Scooter

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    that play dies on the board because nickel (mccain) would be man to man on H, not in an underneath zone. FS (demps) will be deeper and sitting in that area unless we're blitzing - in which case cutler would be sacked twice before that route develops. S (quin) would be man on the tightend, with SS (manning) roaming, blitzing, or deep.
     
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    there is a blue print do everything the packers did... LOL
     
  20. 76Texan

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    Can't turn Cutler into Rodgers though!
     

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