With Kalil Gone...Offense
Posted 15 October 2012 - 08:31 AM
Kalil is arguably the best center in the NFL. There's no doubt that his loss will hurt this team and perhaps even it's philosophy. On any given play you could catch Kalil out in the flats and upfield while pulling to block. I suspect that those days me be over for this offense.
Rivera admitted to changing his play call in the Seahawks game and not running Cam on a Sneak on 4th down against the Seahawks. I'm just wondering if it will continue to change our philosophy on the offensive side of the ball.
I suspect this should open up more playing time for Jonathan Stewart in passing situations to add some more blocking support. Jonathan is a beast in pass support as we all know. I'm also of the opinion that we may even do more conventional plays out of the backfield. More north to south and runs off of the guards and tackles.
It will be interesting to see how we adjust moving forward. I hope that we can overcome it, but my gut says that we won't. At a minimum we may see exponentially less of the read option though. I guess we'll see come Sunday. I figured this could generate some good conversation until then though.
Posted 15 October 2012 - 08:39 AM
Instead, double reverse run option flea flicker.
Posted 15 October 2012 - 08:42 AM
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:26 AM
Anyone know if Kalil was "designated for return"? or do we have another IR player with that. Meaning he can come back off IR at any point in the season.
Wasn't designated for return...done for year
Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:28 AM
Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:21 AM
don't see any of that happening. i see chud sitting there at his desk trying to outsmart everyone and come up with something that nobody has ever thought of before. that one play that will turn everything around and turn momentum our way.
i see cam thinking that it's up to him to win or lose and at the first sign of a mistake lose faith in himself and takes the whole team with him.
the only thing that gives me any bit of optimism this game is that we are facing the biggest choke artist in the league. this is a game that the cowboys should win. that doesn't usually work out for them, esp. this year.
Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:28 AM
Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:03 AM
I suspect this should open up more playing time for Jonathan Stewart in passing situations to add some more blocking support. Jonathan is a beast in pass support as we all know.
This is conventional wisdom around here, but it's just not true. Jonathon has consistently been one of the worst pass blocking RB's in the league.
Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:10 AM