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#1 gnet550

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

Why was Cassius Vaughn on Calvin so much? I thought Vontae played stellar today. He is our number one and can' t figure why he wasn't on Calvin more.

P.s. I do realize Davis was on him on the touchdown catch

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#2 SteelCityColt

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:51 PM

Ditto, did Butler cover him at any point?

Maybe they figured they might as well use the better CBs in someone they could cover and offer Vaughan up as the lamb.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:52 PM

Some defenses put their best corner on the #2 receiver and roll their coverage around the #1 guy

I know the Ravens used to do this and I think the Jets still do it. Not sure though cause I recall Revis was on Moss a lot.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:52 PM

Actually I believe it was initially Butler that was on Calvin for the TD pass, who than backed off and Davis grabbed him.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:53 PM

coverage scheme that had VD playing only on one side
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:58 PM

he was just coming back from injury so they didn't want him doing too much

#7 gnet550

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:05 PM

I suppose it may have not mattered because he is Megatron, but Vaughn was consistently getting abused

#8 SteelCityColt

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:06 PM

I suppose it may have not mattered because he is Megatron, but Vaughn was consistently getting abused


At least he's consistent :P

#9 Captain Americolt

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:06 PM

Yeah it really wasn't Davis's job to cover Johnson on that TD play. I believe it was Butler, who then rolled off and left Davis to chase after Johnson.

#10 SteelCityColt

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:09 PM

I thought Davis had a good game today a considering we didn't get to Stafford.

#11 hillbillybob

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:09 PM

man i really want the colts to get a good defense! i know everyone does but like seriously. people dont want us getting asomugha but we pretty much play just man coverage. is rodgers cromartie anygood?

#12 Smonroe

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:11 PM

Why was Cassius Vaughn on Calvin so much? I thought Vontae played stellar today. He is our number one and can' t figure why he wasn't on Calvin more.

P.s. I do realize Davis was on him on the touchdown catch


Before the game the Colts said they weren't going to cover Meg with anyone specifically. They were going to play their D and cover him on which ever side of the field he lined up.

I agree with the posters above (and you) Davis is our best CB but he's probably not 100% yet.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:16 PM

Some defenses put their best corner on the #2 receiver and roll their coverage around the #1 guy

I know the Ravens used to do this and I think the Jets still do it. Not sure though cause I recall Revis was on Moss a lot.

The Rams do this with Finnegan, use him as a joker CB. I'd prefer we keep Vontae on their best WR.
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