Ever wondered "what does a NFL playbook look like"

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Ever wondered "what does a NFL playbook look like"

Postby 1niksder » Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:42 pm

To know if his playbooks had been read by players,
longtime offensive coordinator Al Saunders once toyed
with the idea of putting $100 bills in the middle of them.

Some players grasp the complexities much faster than others. Redskins backup quarterback Todd Collins, an honors student at Michigan, was called "Rain Man" by his teammates in Kansas City because he almost effortlessly knew the book forward and backward. Damon Huard, another backup, learned it the hard way, by scribbling classroom notes inside his playbook.

Want to know what's included in an NFL playbook?

Here are 10 pages from the Arizona Cardinals' 2004 offensive and defensive playbooks obtained by ESPN.com.

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Postby ChrisHanburger » Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:01 pm

That is very cool.......... and completely incomprehensible. :wink:

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Postby Deadskins » Sat Nov 03, 2007 9:16 pm

No wonder the Cardinals are such losers. What an easy playbook! Any idiot savant would get that, no problem. :lol:
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Postby Bishop Hammer » Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:46 pm

JSPB22 wrote:No wonder the Cardinals are such losers. What an easy playbook! Any idiot savant would get that, no problem. :lol:

I don't know if that was sarcasm or if you being for real...either way I thought it was funny as Sarah Silverman(that's a compliment).

All of those plays look more complex than any of my High School Football teams plays. No wonder the skins want to get back to playing "basic football".

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Postby HEROHAMO » Mon Dec 24, 2007 5:25 am

That playbook sucked. The schemes do not attack the defense in an effective way.

Really horrible. A reflection of the team if you ask me.
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Postby butzadams » Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:58 am

Saunder's 2006 playbook was 700 pages - I have looked through it!!

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