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How Will The Colts Playbook Change Under Jim Caldwell?

Published by on May 13, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

The philosophy of the Indianapolis Colts for the past handful of years has been fast guys on defense under Tony Dungy’s Cover Two scheme, and basically let Peyton Manning do what he wants on offense. That underscores it a little bit, but not too much.

The offense is this: offensive coordinator Tom Moore puts in three plays for Manning to pick from, usually two passes and one run. Manning then goes to the line and picks the best play based on the situation and the defensive alignment.

The Colts do not huddle too much, which can lead to confusion on the defense’s part as they have less time to set up and react. The Colts have perfected the hurry-up offense with the use of high-intelligence players who are mature enough to handle a hurry up.

I don’t see the offensive scheme changing too much with the coaching switch. While Caldwell is an offensive guy with specialties at WR an...

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