Unleash the Wildcat: How 0-2 NFL Teams Can Solve Offensive Problems

September 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

What do the Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers, and Dallas Cowboys all have in common?
They are all 0-2.
They have all scored less than 30 points in their opening two games.
They all have question marks at the quarterback position (except Dallas).
And they have all have a wildcat package in their offense.
So why aren't we seeing these teams, who have failed to put enough points on the board to win games, run more plays out of the wildcat formation?
The wildcat formation features an able rusher in the shotgun taking a direct snap. Whether it be a running back, wide receiver or rushing quarterback, the wildcat quarterback takes the direct snap. He can then run it behind the unbalanced offensive line, hand the ball off to a man in motion, or throw the ball. Basically with the wildcat formation, the possibilities are endless. Though defenses have a better idea of how to stop the wildcat since it has become more popular in the NFL, the form...

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