Stunt Indicators

Blitz and Stunt Indicators

If you’re watching the game from home, how can you tell when a blitz or defensive line stunt is coming? This article shows blitz and stunt indicators as well as how offenses react to them. Blitzing and defensive line stunts are all about timing as well as spacing.  One spacing indicator of defensive line stunts…

Death by a 1,000 Formations: University of Washington’s Offense

Be they simple or complex, offensive formations are critical to beating defenses, and, as Ted Nguyen explains, something which University of Washington Head Coach Chris Petersen knows how to do in seemingly endless ways. University of Washington head coach Chris Petersen earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from my alma mater UC Davis, where he played quarterback and later…

Oakland Raiders Draft Fits

The Oakland Raiders are a team on the rise, however, they must contend with the defending Super Bowl champs in their division. Already featuring an impressive passing attack, the Raiders bolstered their pass defense in the first round and added many interesting pieces during draft weekend. Ted Nguyen breaks down the Oakland Raiders draft fits to determine where the players…

Super Bowl 50 Retrospective: Three Plays Mike Shula Should Have Called

The Carolina Panthers number one ranked offense rolled into Super Bowl 50, but they came to a grinding halt against the Denver Broncos defense. The dust has settled and the MVP has been crowned, but what could have been done differently? Ted Nguyen looks at three plays Mike Shula should have called. Although the Carolina…