Originally Posted by chiefzilla1501
The majority of teams are playing heavy man against Peyton. Or at least pressing the hell out of receivers.
The chiefs were actually excellent against Denver at containing yac. They stopped several plays short with an excellent tackle before the chains. I thought the help defense was excellent for the most part at containing the long play.
The chiefs gave up 2 Tds. One was on a blown coverage which is more due to coopers inexperience than it was talent. Again, if we are talking about Peyton manning and getting upset over a handful of plays... Good. It's Peyton manning. We have a lot less plays to complain about than most defenses do. If we play zone, who's to say Peyton doesn't pick us apart? Given that most coordinators are pressing Peyton's receivers and that every single person from the New England tree says that's the formula to success, the best way is still to disrupt timing of his receivers. You just can't let Peyton's receivers get a free release.
Peyton will pick apart a zone. We will be fine in man. It's not scheme, we just need our corners to play more consistent, especially cooper.
The last 2 weeks we've been giving up gobs of yac. When you play press man with a single high safety, it happens but we need to tackle better.
I think you can play zone against manning, but you have to be disciplined in doing it an get a rush with 4.
I dunno if we can do either