They also played a team that’s soft in the middle. I’d like to see if they could find some sustained success moving forward.The success of the I-formation probably has a lot to do with the fact that Nagy never uses it and defenses already know what's coming with his usual formations and plays. The Chargers were probably like "WTF formation is this!?" from CHI.... lol
That said, we should be using it more.
All I see is Leno regressing to horseshit statusFor those who can’t watch the video, I’ll try to sum up the play. This play that Nagy called for Trubisky that resulted in a fumble, SCAT HANK, was the most basic of play designs. It is the first play installed in a west coast offense, a play that even 4th string QB’s need to have down. It’s such a remedial play that it’s almost never actually used in a regular season game.
Trubisky’s first read is Burton in the middle of the field. If he’s open, throw it to him immediately. If either of the linebackers comes in to take away Burton, throw it to the hook route on that linebackers side of the field. That’s it, simple as that. The only things Trubisky has to read on this play are the 2 linebackers standing directly in front of him in the middle of the field.
Burton was wide open immediately. Neither of the linebackers came in to take him away. But Trubisky scanned past him and looked to the hook route on the left side of the field, where the linebacker was still sinking. The rest is history...
There are people on this forum that truly believe NE will pick up Mitch if he leaves the Bears and turn him in to an All Star.Add the scat hank play & the Gabriel overthrow to the 2 or 3 plays from the Football Dr. Phil video...and you got around 5 plays that Trubisky missed easy opportunities on.
WTF is wrong with this guy?
I'm beginning to believe he's going to be a one contract bust.
Does anyone believe another team wants this guy? He should take his $29MM, his health, and his new gf and move far away. Forget about being a backup. He's made the biggest contract he's ever going to see.
The success of the RPO offense or lack there of is probably because its on tape every fucking game.The success of the I-formation probably has a lot to do with the fact that Nagy never uses it and defenses already know what's coming with his usual formations and plays. The Chargers were probably like "WTF formation is this!?" from CHI.... lol
That said, we should be using it more.
This, and how! On that supposed simple (remedial) play call, the Scat Hank, I see Leno getting walked right into Mitch. Sure Trubisky could have gotten the throw off to Burton in time, but on such a BASIC play, all Leno has to do is hold his guy off for a reasonable 1.5 seconds, but he fails miserably.All I see is Leno regressing to horseshit status
This play was right after the bad Gabriel miss downfield. His mind may have gone completely blank under the weight of the extreme pressure he was feeling at that very moment. Hard to explain, otherwise, how an NFL qb could miss such a simple read.It's almost like he read Burton as a check down after the hooks rather than the primary read.
It's plays like that one and misreading the corner dropping on the Interception that showed me after the Packer game Mitch was never gonna be elite. Now we just gotta hope he can make some improvement this season but I'm just not seeing it at all in any phase of his game.This play was right after the bad Gabriel miss downfield. His mind may have gone completely blank under the weight of the extreme pressure he was feeling at that very moment. Hard to explain, otherwise, how an NFL qb could miss such a simple read.
I was sooo trying to stay optimistic about Mitch last year. Don't think I've had one good thing to say about him this year. Pointing at the poor OL and play calling doesn't excuse the sort of play we've received from Mitch. Even while trying to support him, waiting to see if he would develop, I've said he never seemed the sharpest pencil in the box but you would think reps in an O, that redundancy, would allow him catch up. He genuinely looks like he'll never get there and who would wait that long if it were even an option? I play him this year and hope for what would now be a miracle. Do I exercise his option for $4.4M? Sure but I certainly don't extend him.Thank you for posting this. For those who don’t know who JT O’Sullivan is...
In 2002, J.T. was the New Orleans Saints 6th round pick in the NFL Draft. He played for the Saints for three years. In 2004, he was traded to the Green Bay Packers. From there, he played in the NFL for the Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers, and Oakland Raiders. In addition, he had two seasons in NFL Europe for the Frankfurt Galaxy and one season in the CFL for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
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O’Sullivan has a great Patreon page where he breaks down game film at the level of NFL coaches. I highly respect everything he puts out.
I hope everyone gets to watch this video. His breakdown of the SCAT HANK concept play where Trubisky fumbled the ball was truly eye opening and likely the final straw in the coaching staffs faith in Trubisky.
To completely misread a play that is literally the most basic play concept in NFL offenses, one so simple and vanilla that it is practically never used outside of preseason, has got to be rock bottom.