Originally Posted by Ace Gunner
they were zone in those plays. and ya -- smith knew he was outmatched in terms of quickness. that is one reason why they lined up zone. I was surprised to see Abdullah miss his cover during the broncos play & then he took a poor angle, missed the tackle on Woodhead during the Boltz play where Smith missed first.
some in this secondary are not tackling well.
It's one reason I don't like integrating too much zone. Our corners are built for press, and our safeties are too incompetent to play zone. All our safeties would have done the same. At least demps makes a good read now and then.