A Tale of Two Games and Two Coaches

Posted: 21st December 2009 by Chris Schei in NFL
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On Sunday, the Packers played the Steelers at 3:15, followed by a 7:30 start for the Minnesota Vikings. I had the luxury of watching both games, and noticed one key difference between the twoùcoaching. Early on against Pittsburgh, Green Bay came out in a regular formation, and Aaron Rodgers was getting hit over and over by the Pittsburgh blitzes. As the game wore on, so did the number of Wide Receivers in the game for the Pack, who ended up playing almost all of the second half in four and five receiver sets. Coach Mccarthy noticed something when they began doing thatùthe Steelers rushed three, and on occasion four defenders when they spread them out. With Ryan Grant getting nowhere in this game, Mccarthy left it in the hands of Aaron Rodgers, who finished with 383 yards and three td's. ...

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