New Grantland: Draw It Up: Larry Fitzgerald and the Eagles’ Coverage Breakdown

It’s now up on Grantland:

Fitzgerald’s 37-yard touchdown on Sunday against the Eagles was a nice example. On first-and-10 in the second quarter, the Cardinals called a very basic pass combination — a post route by Fitzgerald behind a deep cross by Roberts, all off play-action. This has been one of coach Ken Whisenhunt’s favorite pass concepts over the years, and is one used by virtually every NFL team.

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  • Aaron B.

    On top of the usual superb analysis and explanation, the last picture = gold