The answer to all of that is no. The Schottenheimer system did not all of a sudden become more complex in 2011. That’s easy to say, it’s easy to kick a guy when he is gone. It wasn’t the system that caused Wayne Hunter to be thrown around like a rag doll on many occasions, such as the one below:
Or make throws like this into triple coverage:
What was it then?
They would have had a better fate if they had executed. Not if they had a different system. Was it complex? Maybe. But it’s not the reason they went 8-8.