Originally Posted by Vertigo_17
It looks like the rule might pass as soon as today, and I was thinking how this will end up affecting the way Roy plays defense. It got me thinking -
If Roy wasn't forced to play out of position (FS) how often will this really be an issue. If Zipperhead would actually let him play at the LOS then I think we'll see less of this as he likely won't be caught out of position in the open field.
Kudos, that is a very valid point.
He still uses the tackle quite a bit, but he was in the open field too much last year and that is where his lack of speed was a liability. That had more to do with it than anything else.