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Notes from Cardinals Week 7 loss to Steelers

Up getting my flip card and missed KO…LSH to 13

AZ ball -13…0-0

Wells behind Colledge…+3

Wells middle…+3

Shotgun 4-wide…Housler 5 yd sit down…+5

Shotgun…empty…blitz off the corner…tipped pass…Clark INT

PIT ball +31…0-0…12:50 1st Q

Mendenhall around RT…Campbell completely controlled POA…+3

5-wide…bubble screen to Brown…+16…OPP late to recognize

A-Dub great blitz…destroyed the block…reached back and grabbed the facemask……+10

I-back/2TEs……FS…-5

Mendenhall inside draw…Adams saved big gain…+4

2TEs…7 step-drop…Miller leaks out…Haggans allowed himself to get picked…very passive play from a smart LB…TD pass

5 plays…31y drive

PIT 7-0…9:39 1st Q

KO…TB

AZ ball -20…PIT 7-0…9:39 1st Q

Wells…stretch right…too much to ask for Keith to move his man…0

Quick slant Sampson…little pick w/ Doucett…+15

Bad screen set-up…INC

Completely poorly aligned…receivers had no idea what they were doing…easy to read run…Wells behind Colledge…+1

Trips right…missed wide-open Fitz…dropped INT by Polamalu…excellent blitz pick-up from Wells…INC

Punt…to the 5 returned to 23

PIT ball -23…PIT 7-0…7:18 1st Q

Dockett excellent snap count jump…quick pressure forced early pass…batted down by Haggans…INC

3TEs…single coverage Wallace v OPP…Wallace didn’t recognize back shoulder throw…INC

Great protection……INC pass over Wallace head…off-set penalties…back to 3rd & 10

Brown deep square in…Jefferson released him into the middle and no safety stepped up…+13

Mendenhall through right side…blasted Dockett…+6

Miller released from blocking after good coverage…gets lateral dump…+7

Mendenhall counter trey…Lenon slipped past pulling guard and chased play down from backside…0

Playfake left…boot right…Roethlisberger pumped faked Haggans and threw back against his body…+7… PF late hit…Kemoeatu tried to pick off the pile

3rd & 18…Brown? Over middle good coverage from Jefferson…+15

Punt…downed at 6…no return

AZ ball -6…PIT 7-0…2:53 1st Q

WW…Wells…+3…was reading an e-mail from Burnsy

Kolb to Fitz…perfect deep lob…Ike Taylor falls into him trying to make a play…Fitz catches anyway…+27

Kolb to Sherman…inside wheel route…+15…very fast decision from Kolb

4-wide…LSH in the flat after 9-routes clear the way…+7… Fitz PI…-10

10yd out to Fitz… Taylor PI…+15…still a bad decision from Kolb

Wells stretch…Colledge got destroyed…looked painfully slow and his DL busted through hole…no chance for Wells…-1

End of 1st

Playfake left…half-roll right…great coverage…could have forced to Fitz to see what would happen…INC

Hadnot couldn’t keep his block…sack…-7

Punt…+46…fair catch -6…Go Bobcats

PIT ball -6…PIT 7-0…14:19 2nd Q

+4…was getting info on Coyotes trade

Great protection…Roethlisberger forced roll-out…bought time and his RB released…+10

Redman around RT…+5…no d-line push

Redman had a hole but D-Wash too fast up the A-gap and grabbed an ankle…-1

Wallace one-on-one with OPP…overthrown…had a step on OPP…INC

Punt…FC OPP…+33… holding Walker…-10

AZ ball -32…PIT 7-0…11:17

Off set-I…Doucett WR screen…Roberts missed block…+2

4-wide…Wells missed blitz pick-up…Kolb rolled away from pressure…good pass to Doucett…+8

Off-set I…Wells busted through small whole…excellent seal from Colledge…+15

Wells cut back to nothing but pushed pile…+4

Kolb completely blown TD pass…Housler wide open down the seam…threw it way too far to the inside…totally unacceptable to call yourself an NFL QB and miss that pass…INC

Fitz 9-route…never turned to look at the ball…INC

Punt…+30…downed at 9 but would have rolled…touched too early…Go Bobcats

PIT ball -9…PIT 7-0…8:21 2nd Q

Playfake… FS before play…Johnson…-4

Playfake…plenty of time to throw…huge passing lane…Marshall eaten alive…never even tried to get a press on the fastest WR in the game…free release and then let him get inside…bad angle by Johnson on safety help…TD

1 play…91y…TD (some guy in the PIT media can’t figure out why it’s a 95 yd TD pass and a 91y drive)

PIT 14-0…8:09 2nd Q

LSH ret to 20…missed cut-back left for a few more yards but wouldn’t have broken it

AZ ball -20…PIT 14-0…8:03

Kolb…QB undersigned draw…saw a big whole…+11

Off-set I…Wells behind Sherman…+6

Zone scheme…Wells unpatient…cut-back too early…+2

TO PIT

Plenty of time to throw…Kolb to Fitz in stride on sail route…+9

Trips right…5-wide…Kolb to Housler…broke a tackle…+17

Wells…Hadnot very slow getting around Sendlein…+2

4-wide…quick out…Roberts drop…INC

4-2ide shotgun…trips right…INC… close to INT grounding…ILL Con…+5

Wells through A gap…excellent block from Colledge…+4

2TEs…roll-out…Keith was worthless forcing pass to an open Fitz to be underthrown as Kolb ran backwards…INC

Big 3rd down & 6 from 17

INC…Kolb forced roll-out…threw it into the ground…PIT holding…+5

2 third down conversions on theis drive from PIT penalties

Smith through middle…+2…Wells on bench…great blitz pick-up from Sendlein…

4-WIDE…kolb to Doucett…good route…+9

1st & goal…2 min warning…Wells leaving 1st H early…going to locker room

Off set I…Smith left Sherman…nothing to cut-back to and he cut it back…0

Off set I…Smith stayed behind Sherman…TD…Sherman pushed Polamalu back 5 yards…King sealed off ally

PIT 14-7…1:20 2nd Q

KO 7yds deep…Brown 30y ret

PIT ball -25…PIT 14-7…1:14 2nd Q

5-wide…pumpfake opened up Cotchery on sail route…pass slightly behind but still dropped…INC

Roethlisberger forced roll-out…deep for Sanders…good coverage from OPP…INC

Campbell and Dockett good twist…Roethlisberger stepped up… hold on Marshall…+5

INC to Brown…he had a step on Jefferson

4-wide…bunch left…Brown post route out of bunch…Jefferson couldn’t stay with him…+18

3-wide…TE left…shotgun…quick signal to outside receiver…OPP PI…didn’t get his head turned around

OPP hands to the face…+5

5-2ide…Dockett took a punch…pass over the middle…was watching Dockett and missed play…Johnson good tackle

Late spike because LG was tusseling with Dockett

D-Wash exploded through the line…-1

TO PIT

4th & 2…FGA…41y…good

Halftime…17-7

AZ KO…Brown +24…Schofield tackle

PIT ball -17…PIT 17-7…14:52

Ward?…+5…good coverage, pressure and throw

WR bubble screen…Miller good block…+10

Mendenhall…nothing inside…bounced outside…OPP missed tackle…+6

Mendenhall spin in hole right to Lenon…+1

D-Wash just limped off…5-wide…dump to Ward…great play by A-Dub to hit Ward and knock ball away

Punt…FC…+49

AZ ball -11…PIT 17-7…12:06 3rd Q

Playfake…tipped slant to Fitz…INC

Smith left B gap…great push from Levi…+15

I-back…Smith +3

Kolb to King…+10

Kolb…sack…never had a chance… held and either he or Levi gave up the sack

Kolb to LSH…73y TD…Kolb better patience in pocket…LSH sail route against Farrior

6 plays, 89y…2:40

PIT 17-14…9:26 3rd Q

AZKO…TB

PIT ball -20…PIT 17-14…9:26 3rd Q

Wasn’t looking

Fake reverse…throw back screen…Dockett held not called…he recognized screen…INC

Trips left…Miller corner…easy throw over D-Wash…+21 (huge 3rd down conv)

Roethlisberger sacked…Haggans held and gets sack anyway…-2

Empty…Miller over the middle…d-wash not great in coverage…Campbell almost…+1

CPU issues…missed play

2TEs…quick out to Sanders behind TEs…Haggans there quickly…+5

Just announced in PB that Ward has sprained ankle

3rd & 5…what a catch…Wallace against the sideline…+11

TO PIT…play clock

3-wide…Sanders v Lenon…Lenon fell…+20

Mendenhall totally swallowed by Bradley…0

Roethlisberger roll-out right into Campbell…Roethlisberger faked and stepped inside…Sanders running to back corner and stopped to back to Roethlisberger’s left…Jefferson kept running to corner…TD

PIT 24-14…3:54 3rd Q

PIT KO…LSH from 8y deep… holding Eason

AZ ball -7…PIT 24-14…3:47 3rd Q

Trips right…Woodley came in unblocked…both G and T blocked down so that should be on Kolb for not getting rid of it…INT GRD in end zone…safety

PIT 26-14

Zaustidil punt…ret but flag

+3

Bad pass from Roethlisberger…dropped INT…INC

Great coverage…slow pressure…Roethlisberger stepped up and dumped to Redman…+9…great QB play

Redman…zone blocking right…around LT…+5

Redman…good push from line…OPP came up in run support…+5

Mendenhall…into block but released when Roethlisberger stepped up…another dump to avoid a sack despite good coverage…+5

End of 3rd

Wallace along sideline…big cushion from OPP…+12

Playfake…half roll-out…Roethlisberger took a big shot from Schofield…perfect pass to Miller sail route…+7

Was watching TV and missed play

Acho with a sack…in the grasp…-6

Fade to Wallace…perfect pass…OPP never turned around to find the ball…A-Dub saved the play with a hit on the ball…INC

Rothlisberer forced roll…throw back to Redman who ran right into Campbell…-9

FGA…47y…OPP off-sides

FGA…42y…good

PIT 29-14…11:30 4th Q

PIT KO…LSH +19 from 6y deep

AZ ball -13…PIT 29-14…11:25 4th Q

Kolb INC to Housler…threw the ball way too early…didn’t get set and was falling backwards…horrible fundamentals

INC on screen attempt…Kolb completely swarmed

Kolb INC…had Fitz and bounced it to him

Punt…great ret…don’t know how that wasn’t a hold…king was getting dragged around

PIT ball +40…PIT 29-14…10:56 4th Q

Mendenhall RT…Lenon closed well…+2

Mendenhall behind FB…A-Dub completely missed time blitz got swallowed by FB…+6

Redman inside hand-off…good stick by Marshall…Porter there to help…+4

FS…Miller…-5

Missed play due to fan fight

Good coverage again…Roethlisberger taken down but got rid of pass…INC

Campbell picked up on stunt…OPP big cushion…+11

Cards showing A-gap blitz…Roethlisberger doesn’t like it and waits till end of play clock to call TO

PIT TO

FG…PIT 32-14

PIT KO…LSH +31…no flags

AZ ball -29…PIT 32-14…6:40 4th Q

Fitz square out…good accuracy…+6

Doucett deep out…good accuracy…+12

4-wide…underneath pick play to the outside to Fitz…+20

Fitz to the outside…INC

4-wide…Kolb had Roberts…kept running backwards…he has to stay in the pocket and take a hit…INC

LSH picked up blitz…good pass to Doucett…+9

Kolb sneak…+3

Kolb way behind Roberts…terrible pass…INC

Trips right…LSH released after O-line couldn’t handle stunt…saved a bad sack and picked up +3

Roberts square out…+8

Kolb to Doucett TD…he was in the backfield…Roberts and Fitz in a bunch and Doucett ran into cleared area

Going for 2…faked jump pass…playfake…roll-out…no one open

PIT 32-20…3:53…4th Q

AZ KO…TB

PIT ball -20…PIT 32-20…3:53 4th Q

Redman through LG…+13

I-back…quick slant to Brown…+11

AZ TO

Redman…through left side…good angle from Johnson…+3

TO AZ

Redman…into line…Williams plugged up everything

TO AZ

Roll-out right…perfect pass to Sanders…1st down to ice it

Hold…-10

Moore…around LT…+9

2 min warning

0 route to Sanders…OPP had to give cushion…+11

Victory formation