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Actually he started quite poorly and was one of the reasons - along w backup OL and poor blocking by TE,WR outside Harry - the running game struggled, as shown in my Tampa no run “analysis“.
I disagree LD. He's been poor 2 game this year, NO & TB. He's been very consistent and effective all others.
He barely played vs MIA (meaning he was not trusted) and it looked ugly - look it up
The whole operation just looks smoother. You’re not seeing the instances of too many or not enough defenders on the field that we were seeing earlier.Early on in the season there were some observing that Bill was delegating the defense much more than usual. Perhaps he has gotten much more personally involved as the season has moved on.
Fwiw ... I would have videos up of every game here but GamePass has been so bad it's unbelievable. Just so annoying and frustrating trying to record plays or just watch a game when its this out of whack.Yea please post your thoughts here if you want. That goes for others as well.
I've been slacking with posting a22 but I swear GamePass is just awful when I sit down and really try to put clips together. Like every F'n time it'll speed up, stop, just run through a play at a different speed for a bunch of plays. Idk man it's been tough to deal with but yea post away here.
Indeed it was... That next pass, however...
Conclusion: No more seam routes for Jonnu Smith!
Not sure I completely understand tbh??I don't want to start a new thread for this, so hoping this is a good place to ask.
I am trying to get back up to speed, and I see that it looks like a 6th round pick in 2020, Michael Onwenu, has been starting.
Did BB find a gem in the 6th round or is there just no one better?
Mentioned this in here or another thread but both Tennessee and Buffalo's OL/RB have been suspect, inconsistent for different reasons - much like ours in the early part of the year but their struggles continue -Buff against Jags, Colts, Mia & Tenn post DH. Now back to for different reasons. They actual seem similar to me but I'm not the smartest guy in the world. Both Allen & RT thrive off PA and for different reasons it isn't there.
Buffalo doesn't have the horses we have in Harris & Rham. They were counting on the duo of Singletary / Moss to be the identity of that team while Allen continued to soften some of his edges. Neither have shown any type of workhorse or plus runner ability. Especially breaking away from tackles around the first level of defense or breaking tackles in general. A lot of their running game is Allen tbh. You could also look at the OL more specifically the interior line. They simply don't create enough movement and the RB's can't make up for it on a good day. Never mind when guys are in the backfield. It's an inconsistent running game and the same could be said about their pass pro too. They struggle with manipulated pressure big time.
If you've watched them this year, sure they've put it together but have also struggled for entire games and sequences. They're not this world beater to me. Teams throw designed pressure, shell off up top and clog the MOF and it's working to a good degree. Their PA game isn't there to help Allen and the Bills really can't run the ball with any force or "will"
Similarly Tannehill thrives of PA, specifically to get the ball down the field and to vertical. Esp in the MOF, off crossers/overs etc Without the explosive runs they're using PA to move the chains rather than risk/reward - pushing it down field.
They're a power running team (duo, iz) but don't have a true power back to step up in place for DH but more importantly Henry was a freak. He didn't get the attention he should have but he's an absolute freak you don't see every day. Tall upright runner at 6'3 but nimble enough to make you miss while having breakaway speed. His vision is also underrated especially on those power runs. Instead of having or waiting for holes that guys get from outside zone you have to do a little more reading and setting up the second level to really get explosive runs out of duo for example. Backers are pressing and coming at you as opposed to flowing. Just much harder imo but w/e the point is it's really F'n tough to generate explosive runs consistently like that and a big part of it was Henry. The Titans did an incredibly poor job preparing for life without Henry (he is a RB) but they're also losing a special special. He's not an ordinary RB at all and quite the outlier when you look at his build/physique, speed and other attributes he has.
Buffalo and Tennessee will be tough games. They just will be. We might match up well in some areas but the reverse is also true. I'm just trying to make the point here bc both were thought of as SB teams, top tier teams and they very well could be but we're not far off at all. We can absolutely hang with them and anyone else in the league. Road or home, those are 50-50 type games.
Thanx BaconGrundleCandy, that is what I was looking for.Not sure I completely understand tbh??
In terms of him & Karras? Or just Onwenu himself?
Onwenu has definitely been closer to a gem for sure. Especially when you look at where he was drafted.
He struggled this year with picking up \ identifying some manipulated pressure but he's been good for us.
I people's expectations were out of whack this year but he's a good player.
IIRC I thought Onwenu had some medical issues either in last college year or pre-draft at least.Thanx BaconGrundleCandy, that is what I was looking for.
It is always nice when a late draftee turns into a useful player.