2020 NFL Draft Guide: Coaching Systems -- NFC West
Howard Bender take a deep-dive into both the offensive and defensive coaching systems of every NFL team and sheds some light on what you can expect from the coaches, the coordinators and the players. He finishes the series off with the NFC West.
Let’s continue our coverage of each team’s coaching scheme.
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AFC East (this page also includes a glossary of offensive and defensive schemes)
Time to wrap up this series with our last division to cover.
Offensive Breakdown: Despite the poor record, Kliff Kingsbury’s first season as an NFL head coach should be considered a success. The Cardinals’ record stunk and, statistically, the team sat in the middle of the league in passing, rushing and receiving. Nothing special and about as much success as one would expect from a first-year head coach with an offense few people thought would work. So then why the positive grade for last year? Simple – Kingsbury listened and he learned.
Before we get to who or what he was listening to, let’s outline his base offense, the Air Raid. The...