Welcome back to Word of Muth. Last week we looked at a couple of different pass rush moves and how they beat offensive linemen. Because that went so well, we’re doing the exact same thing this week. Let’s start with Von Miller.
Last week, I said that I thought get-off was a little overrated for pass rushers, like straight-ahead speed for running backs. I think you need to be above a certain threshold, but that there isn’t much difference between the eighth-fastest running back and the 38th. That being said, there are a few guys that are so fast that it completely changes the dynamic of the game for them, and Miller’s get-off is the pass-rush equivalent of functional 4.2 speed.
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