Shane Waldron

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I agree mostly.

Could have done w/o Wilson commentary.

That ship sailed a long time ago,IMO we all need to move on.
I understand regarding #3 but it is a major thing in the OP message. We didn't see it while other dude was here and it would appear to hurt his play calling.
 
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I agree mostly.

Could have done w/o Wilson commentary.

That ship sailed a long time ago,IMO we all need to move on.
I only point it out because it's such a gigantic shift in the way the team is playing. it's all so fresh and exciting and the offense just looked so stale with RW. feels like game 8 of watching a new team
 

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Wait, almost like the way Denver is playing? LOL. I kid. I do wonder if Shotty could have been better under different circumstances…? We’ll never know.
 

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Wait, almost like the way Denver is playing? LOL. I kid. I do wonder if Shotty could have been better under different circumstances…? We’ll never know.
It never seemed to matter who the OC was prior to this year.
 

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The only OC Broncos truly needed: RUSSELL WILSON!

No one knows Russball more than Russell Wilson, and Russell Wilson only plays Russball. So the best way to fully utilize Wilson is to hire him as OC and give him full control of offense personnel.
 

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It never seemed to matter who the OC was prior to this year.
Schottenheimer did a very good job designing the offense around Wilson's weaknesses. The redzone efficiency and third down conversion rates were higher under Schotty than any other OC we had with Wilson. His offenses were ridiculously efficient in the red zone.

He did an extremely good job of dumbing down his Air Coryell system and tailoring it around Wilson's skill sets. In the Kurt Warner reviews of Wilson's down slide in 2020, Warner even was even praising the offense -- showing that there were people getting open but Willson wasn't seeing it.

I thought Schottenheimer would be a dud, but he was far better than Bevell ever was. I think he deserves another shot at OC somewhere -- especially after seeing the Russell Wilson sh*t show in Denver under Hackett.

His scripted plays in particular were very effective.

In addition to this, Schottenheimer was able to reign in Wilson for two years. I've never seen Wilson play like he did in 2018. It wasn't his best year statistically, but he was hanging in the pocket and he looked like he was developing. I think he deserves some credit as a QB coach and OC.
 

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Schottenheimer did a very good job designing the offense around Wilson's weaknesses. The redzone efficiency and third down conversion rates were higher under Schotty than any other OC we had with Wilson. His offenses were ridiculously efficient in the red zone.

He did an extremely good job of dumbing down his Air Coryell system and tailoring it around Wilson's skill sets. In the Kurt Warner reviews of Wilson's down slide in 2020, Warner even was even praising the offense -- showing that there were people getting open but Willson wasn't seeing it.

I thought Schottenheimer would be a dud, but he was far better than Bevell ever was. I think he deserves another shot at OC somewhere -- especially after seeing the Russell Wilson sh*t show in Denver under Hackett.

His scripted plays in particular were very effective.

In addition to this, Schottenheimer was able to reign in Wilson for two years. I've never seen Wilson play like he did in 2018. It wasn't his best year statistically, but he was hanging in the pocket and he looked like he was developing. I think he deserves some credit as a QB coach and OC.
Agree 100%. There was a ton left on the field while he was coordinator. The thing that's maddeningly frustrating is knowing that during his tenure that we had the potential to compete for a title had we just achieved what was there for us on offense.

But now, with Shane, we have the benefit of seeing just how varied and explosive our offense can be with how he and Geno work together. We rise and fall with them and how well they call, execute and adjust the gameplan. It's just nice to see a system based on logic, order, planning, and ALL 11 guys being on the same page. And to be able to see the result of a play and clearly determine at which point it failed - whether a missed assignment, missed read, poor route, or failed protection, or why it succeeded.
It's an offense that can grow, with players that will be in the system together for at least a couple of years. Not to sidetrack the OP topic, but it's part of the reason I think we need to sign Geno up, even it's at a riskier number. With Shane, Geno, Walker, DK, Tyler, our 3 TE sets... the rhythm and connection that Shane, Geno and the offense have... we have a moment in time that will not easily come again if we pass on it.

And the irony is that for all the concern that existed that Shane might only have been a fly on the wall in the Ram's braintrust, it's now him who is handed the advantage of being the first out of McVays system to adapt the principles to a different scheme and present to the NFL, a variation of the system that for a few years set the league on fire, but now to a degree, looks to have been solved... an/or mired in the rut of not having a shrewd enough mind at qb to execute it.

Shane + Pete = contender.
 
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