Like we did last year before it became fashionable, we’ll take a seat each week in our very own WFNY Browns film room and break down a little tape from the game, with a specific focus. Do enjoy.
Back from work training. Apologies abound for my absence. Thanks to Craig for filling in. Let’s get to the tape.
So I was curious about the defense this week. Due to injuries, we started two rookie defensive tackles (Hughes and Winn) and a rookie LB getting his first ever regular season action (Johnson). Specifically, I wanted to see how they did against the run. If you look at the stat sheet, the Bengals only gained 76 yards on 20 carries. That’s an average of 3.8 yards per carry. Consider this though, 20 yards of that total came on 1 rush. Which means that the defense held Cincinnati to under 3 yards a carry over 19 attempts. [Read more...]