Tutor Style: Seattle Seahawks Depending On Player-Coaches

July 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Seahawks open training camp in about two weeks, there’s going to be a whole lot of teaching going on. And not just by the coaches.
Coach Pete Carroll and his staff began the process in minicamps, but it starts in earnest―and in pads―on July 30.
Fortunately, Carroll & Co. seem to have a very nice little plan for getting everyone up to speed on their offensive and defensive systems.
It helps the holdovers from Jim Mora’s roster, which includes 14 returning starters, that the schemes are similar to what the Seahawks ran last season. The offense is still a West Coast system using zone blocking, and the defense is a variation of the Tampa 2 and is coordinated by the same guy, Gus Bradley.
It helps even more that the Hawks have veterans who know the schemes and can teach them to those who don’t. That is no accident. It is the way the Seahawks have set it up.
On defense, Carroll has plenty of guys who are familiar with his sc...

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