- Whether or not a LB is rushing the passer or in coverage.
- If the LB is in coverage, sometimes how he moves during this moment can give away whether he is in a zone or covering a particular man. A move towards a player (as well as his eyes focusing on a particular player) gives away his assignment. If the player seems to be ready to move in a particular arbitrary direction (particularly backwards) then he will show that he has a zone assignment as well as giving away what part of the field is his responsibility.
- Safeties can be induced to show whether they are in a cover two (two safeties back, each with a deep half of the field to cover), cover one (one safety in the deep middle, the other closer to the line in man coverage / run support), cover three (one safety in the deep middle, the other in a short middle zone. Cornerbacks would cover the deep sideline). If both safeties are close to the line or moving that way then you can assume they are either blitzing or in man - with others blitzing.
- I don't see him look at the corners much, I think what the safeties are doing tells him what the corners are doing.
a incorrectly performed route, Manning will make arm motions showing how he should have run the route. If the player simply ran the wrong route, Manning will go up to him and ask what they were thinking and then correct them as is necessary.
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