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    Pump Fake

    I am at fault for questioning a lot of AA's decisions, but why doesnt he use a pump fake. Set up the safety, help yourself out. Little things like a simple pump fake, only make it easier on yourself to complete passes.

    I am watching highlights right now and every deep pass for a TD, the QB pump fakes to one side of the field(keeps the safety honest) then throws to the other side. Fundamentals.



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    Re: Pump Fake

    Thinking about it, I am kinda interested in the last time Arnaud pump faked.



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    Re: Pump Fake

    Because we never throw the ball down field.... EVER. The only time I've seen us attempt a pass over 20 yards is when we are forced to. I am at a loss for why that is when we have an O-Line that can give him time. We have to have a WR 1-on-1 with a safety at some point.



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    Re: Pump Fake

    I seem to remember him pump faking way too much and getting sacked. Maybe not this year but I know he has done that on past occaisions.



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    Re: Pump Fake

    He'd pump fake, have the safety bite, and then proceed to overthrow the receiver anyway.



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    Re: Pump Fake

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Because we never throw the ball down field.... EVER. The only time I've seen us attempt a pass over 20 yards is when we are forced to. I am at a loss for why that is when we have an O-Line that can give him time. We have to have a WR 1-on-1 with a safety at some point.
    We were talking about explosive plays. One run over 15 yards and no passes over 25 yards. Way to scare the defense.


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