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Video - Ray Horton (Cardinals DC) Breaks Down the Fire Zone Blitz

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Kilyin, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    I love stuff like this.

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  2. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    With the disclaimer that while this is cool, I wish they'd get more in depth instead of dummying it down for casual fans.
     
  3. Eanwen

    Eanwen Member

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    Wasn't he a db for us back in the 90s? the name sounds familiar.
     
  4. Bluestang

    Bluestang Well-Known Member

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    That was about as great a breakdown as I've seen in a long time.

    Notice a few things:

    - Even though they bring five guys on the blitz, the real pressure is coming from the 3 LBs through the A-gaps.

    - The DEs are playing contain first in case Vick tries to escape the pocket.

    - Fire zone blitz's commonly have a 3-3 coverage on the backend, but the corners are usually playing man.

    - Vick's slot WR has a small open as he is getting passed on to the safety. Looks like he still can't read a blitz.
     
  5. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    Very interesting. The Cardinals used that blitz over and over and the Eagles never seemed to have an effective counter. It's a perfect call vs. play-action.
     
  6. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    Vick is one of the worst QBs in the league vs the blitz. Cardinals gameplan was perfect defensively to beat the Eagles.
     

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