Did Nick Chubb’s injury make Brian Schottenheimer a dumber offensive coordinator? Well…
It certainly didn’t make him smarter.
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Couldn’t blame anyone for wanting to repeat what we did on offense during 2014 with a stud RB and a game manager QB. But the failure to adjust after the stud went down was where their ship sunk.
Everybody’s smarter with a great RB. But there are other ways to…. at least not totally suck after a single player goes down. Its not like Sony was a bad backup either.
And here’s the biggest difference to me between 2014 and 2015, outside of just the obvious statistical discrepancies: 2014 – not a great year but still a fun team to watch (outside of the UF game); 2015 – watching paint dry. Beige paint.
Well said. Just no adjustments after Chubb went down. As you said, Sony is a very good back and with just a serviceable passing game, we could have kept pace. But Schotty never could figure out how to use any of our QBs.
I guess one question I have about the data was whether teams figured out Lambert wasn’t going to threaten them down the field, and therefore, they could commit safeties in run support. Also, the offensive line didn’t block anybody for the 2nd half of the season. For that reason alone, Sony’s performance in Nick’s place was pretty damn good.
Not sure its possible to make Schottenheimer a dumber offensive coordinator….
‘zackly. I think he was dumb to start with, but having Chubb covered that up for him. When Chubb went down, BS got exposed. Can’t believe he’s working anywhere in football. He must do a great interview.
His interview starts and ends with his last name
Scored 10 points vs. Alabama and 17 vs. Vanderbilt.
We’re not talking about an offensive juggernaut before, or after.
Chubb is good, who knew?
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