Answer to previous question about OC communicating with QB

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by xwalker, Jul 21, 2013.

  1. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    There were some reports about an issue with the plays being relayed from Callahan through Wade Wilson to the QB in OTAs. Myself and others had questioned why Callahan couldn't just call the plays directly into the QBs headset.

     
  2. vlad

    vlad Well-Known Member

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    Good find. That woudl explain why the QBs always have to get on the phone on the sideline to talk to those upstairs.
     
  3. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Good info. Stupid rule
     
  4. dfan32

    dfan32 Active Member

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    What's the general view of the playcaller being able to scan the entire field from above? I would think it would give him a much quicker read on the defense and therefore a better idea of what to counter with.
     
  5. CooterBrown

    CooterBrown Well-Known Member

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    And this really explains the wrist bands on the quarterbacks. Shorthand is faster.
     
  6. Verdict

    Verdict Well-Known Member

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    I am curious if the QB helmet's speaker is "live" during plays. If so, then the play caller could warn the QB of a blind side blitzer coming his way.
     
  7. BlindFaith

    BlindFaith Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty sure its turned off with like 20 seconds or so to go on the play clock.
     
  8. jimnabby

    jimnabby Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    They turn them off with 15 seconds left.
     

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