5 things that would help the ti-cat team look like a professional team and not a high-school bunch of boys
for you sticklers out there. im not going player changes position changes etc
the playbook must change. not change to the coaching staffs interest, but the players. give our faster recievers the jump before the snap. use tricky formations and easy routes.
some proof: armstead was slow off the line. which works for qb's who are used to being under preasure. maas and chang are both new. they both feel the presure. get bauman and armstead to take off flying and give the go ahead to throw the deep ball even under preasure instead of a resulted sack or 2 yard dump-off(waste of a play imo)
study the defence. the argos went with 5 deep 5 rshers and 2 middlemen almost all game on defence. we had no pass routes that fill their holes. basic film study will help this team
make the game easier. we clearly cant move the ball very easily. less dump-offs and more 8-10 yard hooks and slants. if we go out in a 5 reciever formation. keep the rb back to block. we dont need 6 men to pass to when 4 are never gonna get the ball.
on top of that. offencive blocking needs to be better. not talking about the o-line
get rid of the quick-hitters and replace them with a pro-set dual blocking backs to make a 5 man line a 7 man blocking crew. no one ever needs to throw 20 yards across the feild to an open man who has to stand still for 3 seconds to catch it and get hamered for a small gain. if were going to kill our recievers please do it for + yards instead of 2nd and 10 now 3rd and 9.
- our defence has to be more innovative. screw being conservative. more strange blitzing and less routine zone coverage. every team has picked our zones weaknesses apart every game. maybe switch to man-to-man coverage on the corners with a solid deep safety to read and a 7 man rush? either way change it up. be different on defence to make an impact. send the house on a 2nd and 10 or more. show the offence whos house their in.
with that being said. i dont feel the players are to blame. as i dont feel the coaches are. the entire team is a whole unit and winsloses as a team. maas has an arm. lets give him some confidence and we can see good things. he has feet, maybe a roll out post to arm or bauman get them scared of our deep game to open up lanes for jessie
and please for the love of the game. is maas feels the heat and cant handle it. MORE BLOCKING LESS RUNNING.
section 7 14 year season ticket holderamateur coach