In the Redzone, this unorthodox play-call could be even more dangerous for a Defense to have to defend.
An alternative for the D could be sticking to a Cover 2, where the Defensive Back will attack Tebow AFTER he jams the receiver. That leaves the lone responsibility to the safety– to cover Stephen Hill one on one. The safety (Rolle) isn’t in great position to pick up Hill, consequently giving the advantage to the Jets offense.
As you can see here, Terrell Thomas is sticking to his man. But as soon as Tebow attacks the line of scrimmage and threatens to run with it, Thomas has to leave his man to stop #15. You can see how difficult it would be for a safety to cover Hill from the position he’s in…practically within the numbers.
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