Originally Posted by akhhorus
Actually, I think you're quite wrong here. The Cover-2 does well shutting down screens since the Lbs are in coverage and not over pursuing with the Cbs are playing shallower. Reid's desire to go downfield more is limited by the safety play. Not having a true Flanker makes their offense more vulnerable to the Cover-2(see what Tampa's defense has done to them consistently) along with having a TE who's nowhere near 100%.
i hope you are right about the eagles tight ends.. somehow, whether it has been lewis or smith the eagle tight ends have usually had big games against us, it always seems
they are supposed to be high on their rookie tight end