The Read-Option

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  1. dream_team

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    If I was a Jets coach, I would seriously consider giving the Texans a heavy dose of the read-option with Tebow. There are just too many reasons why they should.

    1. Sanchez & the offense has looked horrible!
    2. Both starting receivers are injured and most likely won't play (Holmes & Hill)
    3. If the Texans defense has a weakness, it's against the run
    4. Keep the Texans offense on the sidelines

    If the Jets go with this approach, how do you think we'll do? How do you suggest defending the read-option? I keep thinking back to the Panthers game last season. I know Tebow isn't anywhere close to the QB & athlete Cam is, but the Panthers were successful when they did run those read-option plays.
     
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    Read what? :wadepalm:
     
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    Read my lips...NO NEW TACTICS!
     
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    Braxton Miller sucks at it and I wish Urban still had Tebow?
     
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    Good post.

    There's a good chance Tebow will see the most playing time he's seen this season on Monday night. As you said, it just makes too much sense to keep things on the ground for New York.

    The Jets know they can't get into a shootout with us. The key thing for us will be our ends and OLBs being disciplined. Just sit on your assignment, and have confidence that your teammates will be where they're supposed to be.

    I smell another big tackling night for Kareem Jackson as well.
     
  6. CloakNNNdagger

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    Ryan insists that Sanchez will be starting on Monday.

    Will Texans face Sanchez or Tebow?


    By Dennis Waszak Jr./Associated Press
    Posted October 2, 2012 at noon

     
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    WOW!!!

    That thing works maybe a play or two a game......... AT BEST!!!!!

    If the Jets go with "that approach?"

    Answer: WAY TOO MUCH to NOT NEARLY ENOUGH!!!


    No offense to the OP, but this was the dumbest thing I've ever read.



    *EDIT* No offense to OP!!!


    Throw it out there bro' but that was kinda bad!
     
  8. gtexan02

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    I think its a pretty good chance of happening against us. The Jets have their backs up against the wall and no where else to turn.

    As for the quality of the thread, remember the guy who said he would prefer VY to Schaub?
     
  9. CloakNNNdagger

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    Tebow has finally been made aware of his subtle deficiency, compliments of Ryan, and he is working hard to overcome it.

    [​IMG]
     
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    The read-option is a good way to get a lot of extra hits on your QB and shorten his career. I think Shanny is stupid running so much of it with RGIII. But Tebow will never have a real QB career to be shortened, so what the heck, they should probably try it.
     
  11. PapaL

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    I for one hope they run it all day. Our DE and OLBs will have a field day w it. Their passing offense is a complete joke so yeah let's line up 11 on 11 and see who wins.

    Gladly take our D in that scenario.
     
  12. 76Texan

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    The Panthers went with the zone read only 3 times (all in the fourth quarter).
    The rest of Newton's runs was QB scrambles (I don't think I miss any.)

    He gained 13, 8, and 3.
    Newton's shiftiness and explosiveness on second gear made quite a few defenders miss (name some of your favorite front seven players.)
    A good play by any of them could have stopped the play somewhere around the LOS.

    Tebow has very good athleticism, but he's no Cam Newton.

    The zone read or wildcat is best defended by interrupting the mess point (per coaches like Cowher).
    A defense that gears to penetrate the backfield like the Texans is as well-equipped to stop this scheme as any.

    Obviously, the offense schemes to block the defenders from penetrating.
    It remains to see which one can execute better.

    The variable is Tebow, and like I said, he's no Cam Newton.
     
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    Ouch! Thanks for keeping things civil. A simple "I don't think so" would have been suffice. Giving reasons why the Jets won't do this, like what everyone else has done in here, is far more effective instead of just insulting me.
     
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    I agree, Tebow is nowhere close to being Cam. Call me crazy, though, but I'd rather see Sanchez taking the snaps rather than Tebow.
     
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    If you were Ryan, would you keep it under wraps so that your opponent wouldn't be as prepared?

    If he announces that Tebow is starting we will focus the gameplan on stopping him.
     
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    Maybe he should say he's starting Tebow so we prepare for Tebow and then start Sanchez. of course, the Texans would probably predict this, so he should say he's tarting Tebow and then actually start Tebow. Unless, maybe the Texans ...

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    Excellent example. Hopefully the Texans have immunity for both and will be prepared for either one.

    In any case, never get involved in a land war in Asia..., errr, football chess match with the Texans.
     
  18. CloakNNNdagger

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    It won't matter much who the QB is this week. They have no one to keep our D honest in the receiving corps. Holmes is gone. Hill is gone. Keller (TE), now their only known commodity, is coming back after being out 3 weeks for a hamstring, and is likely to play tentatively, if he even makes it through the entire game. I read somewhere that the Jets just signed WR Jason Hill today. How contributory he can be on Monday would be very dubious.
     
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    They haven't been able to adequately run even the small amount of scripted TebowCat plays with any success whatsoever.

    How can they install an entire read-option system in one week?

    Plus, this isn't the Fangio/Smith/Bush Texans defense. In those days, yeah it would work fairly well against us.

    Vince Young and Chris Johnson had a lot of fun at our expense, but the scenarios are wildly different then and now. Jets have no RB to use with Tebow like Young had in Chris Johnson. They're screwed nine ways to Monday.

    The ONLY way the Jets win is if the Texans take them lightly, some weird plays happen all game long (goofy plays), and our guys get so frustrated that they fall apart. It will come down to how smart and consistent OUR GUYS play on Monday night. The Jets, fundamentally speaking, are awful.
     
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