We were terrible in the first half. I didn't count as we went through but if I had to guess, I would go with 4. Who knows though, my mathz aint no goodz. Plus I was concentrating more on when to start and stop cuts.
The OL really needs to get its act together. If you take away all of the false starts and holding penalties it would have been a VERY different game. Those negative plays have a huge effect on this offense. It means we have to run more 15+ yard passing plays to pick up first downs, which requires the OL to give Smith more time to throw. Since our OL can't do that, we take sacks (more negative plays). Basically the OL makes it's own job harder by committing the false starts, because it puts us in obvious passing situations (giving the defensive pass rush an advantage).
Cleanup the false starts and other penalties and you have an instant improvement accross the entire OL.
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