1Great Analysis. I love when a game ends and reading points like these.
The Saints and Packers seemed to possess the two highest-powered offenses in the league entering the divisional round of the playoffs.
And one area of the field that every high-flying offense loves to attack is the seam. However, when the Giants and 49ers walked off the field last weekend and into the NFC Championship Game, they had won on the scoreboard – and down the seam. But why?
If you watch the Packers’ offense on film, you’ll see that they rotate all of their receivers — Greg Jennings, Jordy Nelson and Jermichael Finley — into the slot to put them into a position to be a quick-strike threat for QB Aaron Rodgers.
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But after playing catch up with Rodgers in Week 13, the Giants found a way to slow him with a Cover 3 look designed to take those…
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