Originally Posted by mdchiefsfan
By compressing the passing game vertically, you increase his completion percentage but you BARELY affect his overall interception percentage.
Furthermore, by compressing it SO much that he can actually complete some passes, you neuter the offense to the point they can't even get a first down.
You'd be better off to chuck it deep more often and see if you could get a PI penalty. At the very least you're stretching the field and decompressing your running game and if he throws a pick, it's basically the same as punting.