Originally posted by hondakillerzx:
i didnt see too much read option stuff from them. they ran traditional sets a lot too. our offense was just shut down. it happens, next game we will be better. id rather get exposed early on so they can fix it than get smashed leading into the playoffs. the sky is not falling, we werent going to go undefeated and seattle in seattle is by far the hardest game on our schedule
If you can stomach it, watch the game again...the vast majority of Lynch's and Turbin's runs were RO plays, and note Wilson faking the keep/running each time. It was extremely effective, so much so in fact that it got A. Smith overplaying the give to the RB up the middle and he got torched on a 2nd & 13 when RW kept the ball and ran for 9 yds. Next play was the TD pass to wide-open Lynch. Only half-joking when I say Seattle was either stupid or charitable when they did stretch/sweep plays, because the Niners were stopping those but had no answer for the RO.
And I wouldn't be too quick to say this was the hardest game "by far"...the 49ers have been exposed in multiple areas in the first two games of the season. Yeah, I know not every team is the same caliber as GB or Seattle, but the blueprint is being created. If adjustments aren't made and some players start playing a whole lot better, this might not be the only ugly beatdown this season. That said, the 49ers have a lot of talent on both sides of the ball and good coaches, they are more than capable of figuring this s*** out.
[ Edited by DelCed2486 on Sep 16, 2013 at 2:26 PM ]