Fri 12/28/2012

Old Notes on Triple Option Prescient Today

.@smartfootball looks at some old notes from Homer Smith on the triple option, which are as applicable as ever as the NFL adopts the strategy.  Makes the game “a two-on-two or a three-on-three proposition, and the fewer the players involved in a given area the easier it is for the football to move.”  Also best utilizes entire width of field.  Link

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