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    Premise: Musgrave is sending tells ...

    Premise: Offensive Coordinator Bill Musgrave is sending tells to the defense with his play selection.

    I formation:

    Ponder passes: 0
    Peterson runs: 165 for 1,366 yards and an 8.3 YPC

    Shotgun formation:

    Ponder passes: 288 attempts for 1,747 yards 62.8% 6.07 YPA
    Peterson runs: 12 for 42 yards and a 3.5 YPC

    Lone setback formation:

    Ponder passes: 287 attempts for 1,611 yards 59.9% 5.61YPA
    Peterson runs: 118 for 432 and a 3.7 YPC

    Peterson was a beast with many big runs from the I, but isn't having no passes attempted a tell? Ponder does have four runs from the I, so those plays may have been called as passes or perhaps were just broken plays or fumbles of the snap or handoff.

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    I think he expects people know its coming and we will still ram it down their faces.

    Kinda like how AP hates running behind someone as he says, but his numbers are far better when he does.

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    The Vikings passed out of the I formation today, but Ponder does not look comfortable doing so.

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    I believe we went shotgun on 98% of all 3rd downs (or some ridiculous ratio like that) last year, and that's typically a passing down, but it wouldn't surprise me. We're so vanilla on offense I can't believe we would be fooling anyone. Plus Ponder is horrible at selling the PA. It's crazy how you can have a back like AD and not eat defenses alive with PA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Minniman View Post
    The Vikings passed out of the I formation today, but Ponder does not look comfortable doing so.
    Ponder doesn't look comfortable passing out of any formation.

    "If at first you don't succeed, parachuting is not for you"

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    Premise: Musgrave is sending tells ...

    The biggest tell we have is if Ponder is in at QB our passing game will suck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by singersp View Post
    Ponder doesn't look comfortable passing out of any formation.
    He looks comfortable handing off to AD ... oh wait, he fumbled an exchange with him today.

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