Views Read Edit View history. The reasons for doing this are 1 to attempt to catch the opposing team off guard and only then try a pass or run for two points and 2 to prevent the opposing team from blocking the PAT kick. McAfee lines up in the right spot, showing that even when things are falling apart in front of him, he is ready to rock and roll. A Match Made in Heaven May 28, At the very least, Kelly has now forced opposing teams to have to spend valuable extra time preparing against the Eagles for something as basic as a PAT attempt.
Will Cam Jergins be the Wildcat in the Swinging gate formation next year?
The Redskins had hoped that the Giants would leave Yoder uncovered , not realizing he was eligible to receive a pass. This play becomes a pass play after a snap straight back. Snapper must have his shoulders parallel to the opponent's goal line. Why do you want a lineman to maintain his positioning through the entire snap? Originally Posted by wwcfoa
Colts’ failed trick play was the NFL’s worst since Jim Zorn’s ‘Swinging Gate’ - The Washington Post
The holder can be an eligible receiver, as is the kicker. Notify me of new comments via email. The senior from Marshalltown, Iowa, looks more like your chemistry lab partner than the guy whose reception slew sixth-ranked Ohio State, essentially eliminating the high-powered Buckeyes from College Football Playoff contention. They wanted me to get the ball and attack the gap. Originally Posted by wwcfoa I contemplated just kicking the field goal after that. But Kluver was open, racing past linebacker Tuf Borland into clear space near the yard line.
First, Lane Johnson doubled the defender already being blocked by Evan Mathis, when it appears that his responsibility was probably to block Tamba Hali circled. Logged Anon2 2nd String Posts: We don't use the swinging gate on PAT's, but we do use it in the middle of the field. The Colts just made Jim Zorn trend on Twitter. Zorn ran the play twice, but he was a lame duck coach coaching a meaningless game that had already gotten out of hand. In fact, just one player correctly identified the 5 eligible receivers. I wonder if EA will put in more trick plays like this in the future?