It stood to reason that it might take a few years for Ifeanyi Momah to make a successful transition from wide receiver in college to tight end for the Arizona Cardinals because he had never played tight end in his life. What nobody could’ve possibly predicted, however, is that he would have to deal with so many injuries while trying to learn how to play the position.
Momah was having a pretty good preseason in 2015 only to have a knee injury land him on injured reserve before he played a single down in a regular season game.
Another guy who I’m keeping my eye on with this transition to a 3-4 is Ethan Westbrooks. If the Rams had stayed with a 4-3 defense, Westbrooks was a very safe bet to replace William Hayes, who signed with Miami, in the starting lineup at left defensive end. With Hayes gone, Donald holding out and the defense switching, I can’t really say for sure where or how the Rams will use him.
What I will say is that I love Westbrooks’ game. He isn’t the Cheap Jerseys Youth biggest dude at 6’4 and 283 pounds, and he isn’t the most athletic guy you will ever see either. But Westbrooks is a technician in the trenches. He always seems to get good extension with his arms when he takes on a block, whether Cheap Jerseys USing Paypal it be run or pass, and he is always working to get off that block. One of my pet peeves is seeing a guy with lazy hands who controls an offensive lineman, but instead of escaping off the block to make the play, just reaches out to try to make an arm tackle.
A key moment happened before the vital touchdown that sealed the victory for Carolina. After the snap Smith gets away with a shove to the face on Jenkins when both players were out of the play. This should have been a personal foul for unnecessary roughness, but referees missed the call.
The Panthers’ receiver has characterized the game as him being disrespected by a young receiver, but it’s clear that blame went both ways. The veteran stretched every rule in an effort to prompt retaliation, something that got inside Jenkins’ head on the following play.
Jenkins is lost on the first move again, this time another inside cut that forces him out of position. The key problem is rounded coverage, where the defensive back loses Smith’s position as he’s concentrating too much on Cam Newton. This allowed a 2-yard buffer for Smith who has open space at the 6 yard line.
Hey, two wins … how exciting. This week’s win just so happened to come against a Bears team that had been held in pretty high regard. The only highlight for the defense was getting some pressure on Cutler. More importantly, the world finally saw an RGIII much closer to the 2012 version of RGIII. His throws were sharp and decisive, and he added 84 yards with his legs, his best rushing total Cheap Jerseys Youth of the season.
Andy Reid and Alex Smith: a combined 22 years in Philadelphia/San Francisco, and for most of those years they were somewhere between loathed and under-appreciated before their ousters. Fittingly, they were united in Kansas City, where the long-suffering fans merely wanted replacement-level stand-ins for the black hole of leadership and quarterbacking provided by Romeo Crennel, Matt Cassell, and Brady Quinn. And Reid and Smith are MUCH better than replacement-level! They’re downright kinda good! And, when Cheap Jerseys Zoom paired with a defense made of muscle and sharks teeth, they can actually mow their way through a soft schedule to the best record in the league.