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Below is an article from Cover1.net. If you don't already follow this guy on Twitter or subscribe to the website, you should. Tremendous breakdowns of players and gameplans, often with great videos, gifs, and pictures to accompany the articles. Below, he breaks down Daboll's offensive gameplan and playcalls against Georgia in the National Championship game, and after reading the article, I can't help but be really excited for the 2018 season to get underway! 

http://www.cover1.net/offensive-coordinator-brian-daboll-could-bridge-the-college-and-nfl-game-in-buffalo/

"Landing Daboll is the best of both worlds as a Bills fan. The organization hired a guy that has experience game-planning and play calling on the biggest stages at both the NFL and collegiate level. He has championships with New England and now with Alabama. He was groomed under Nick Saban dating all the way back to his Michigan State days and then under Belichick in New England. So he has the attention to detail that McDermott wants, which includes teaching young QBs like Hurts and Tagovailoa, but he also has a touch of modern football in his arsenal. Daboll is able to use creative personnel groupings and looks on offense to confuse defenses, all while making things as easy as possible for his QB and offensive unit as a whole."

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He checks a lot of boxes- now he has to find his qb and make it happen. Most offensive coordinators have a good scheme/philosophy/success of some variety to point to when they come in 

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Good article and what NoSaint says is right on point as well.  

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Good stuff.  One issue with these types of guys is that they are so confident in their ability to coach up the talent and to create a scheme that they think they can win with anyone at QB (or elsewhere).  Hopefully he isn't that type, or McBeane reigns him in if he is.

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As I stated when they hired him, I was not excited about it but I understand why they did. We don't have a QB so getting a OC that is used to having a good QB isn't going to work. Daboll will be a bridge OC to get us through this next phase while we try and find our QB.

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13 minutes ago, Coach Tuesday said:

Good stuff.  One issue with these types of guys is that they are so confident in their ability to coach up the talent and to create a scheme that they think they can win with anyone at QB (or elsewhere).  Hopefully he isn't that type, or McBeane reigns him in if he is.

 

After working with the likes of Colt McCoy, Brady Quinn, Matt Cassel, etc he should know better. 

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15 minutes ago, kdiggz said:

As I stated when they hired him, I was not excited about it but I understand why they did. We don't have a QB so getting a OC that is used to having a good QB isn't going to work. Daboll will be a bridge OC to get us through this next phase while we try and find our QB.

 

Where do you come up with this stuff?  :doh:

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34 minutes ago, Coach Tuesday said:

Good stuff.  One issue with these types of guys is that they are so confident in their ability to coach up the talent and to create a scheme that they think they can win with anyone at QB (or elsewhere).  Hopefully he isn't that type, or McBeane reigns him in if he is.

 

I always thought Gailey figured he could win with Fitzpatrick and so he and Nix never took a QB in the 3 seasons they were paired. Fitz had limitations (including having almost no weapons) but I never understood this mentality.

 

I would hope McBeane get the QB and they work from there. An OC will have some say in that,  but not so much to sway the GM and HC from their decision.

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8 minutes ago, eball said:

 

Where do you come up with this stuff?  :doh:

because that's exactly what he is.  poor history as play caller, very basic plays, experience working with bad QB's.  we will hopefully be moving on from him once we get a real QB

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Just now, kdiggz said:

because that's exactly what he is.  poor history as play caller, very basic plays, experience working with bad QB's.  we will hopefully be moving on from him once we get a real QB

 

Or, perhaps he has learned from his earlier experiences, spent more time around great coaches, and has, you know, grown and improved as a coach.

 

Nah, you're right, we should evaluate everyone based upon what they did 5-6 years ago and presume nobody ever gets better.

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1 hour ago, Logic said:

Below is an article from Cover1.net. If you don't already follow this guy on Twitter or subscribe to the website, you should. Tremendous breakdowns of players and gameplans, often with great videos, gifs, and pictures to accompany the articles. Below, he breaks down Daboll's offensive gameplan and playcalls against Georgia in the National Championship game, and after reading the article, I can't help but be really excited for the 2018 season to get underway! 

http://www.cover1.net/offensive-coordinator-brian-daboll-could-bridge-the-college-and-nfl-game-in-buffalo/

"Landing Daboll is the best of both worlds as a Bills fan. The organization hired a guy that has experience game-planning and play calling on the biggest stages at both the NFL and collegiate level. He has championships with New England and now with Alabama. He was groomed under Nick Saban dating all the way back to his Michigan State days and then under Belichick in New England. So he has the attention to detail that McDermott wants, which includes teaching young QBs like Hurts and Tagovailoa, but he also has a touch of modern football in his arsenal. Daboll is able to use creative personnel groupings and looks on offense to confuse defenses, all while making things as easy as possible for his QB and offensive unit as a whole."

 

Can't wait

 

 

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11 minutes ago, kdiggz said:

because that's exactly what he is.  poor history as play caller, very basic plays, experience working with bad QB's.  we will hopefully be moving on from him once we get a real QB


Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but I'm gonna go ahead and guess that you did not read or digest the article I posted. It very clearly demonstrates creative, modern playcalling. Not "very basic". It also shows how his playcalls changed when a superior passing quarterback came into the game in the second half. It demonstrates that he called the game one way when he had a limited QB in the first half, then called it a completely different way when that changed in the second half. 

Again, you're entitled to your opinion. I just happen to think that your opinion is off base and indicative of the fact that you did not read the article posted.

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That was a really cool breakdown.

 

Showing signs of promise for next season.  Really hope we draft a top 3 QB this year.

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29 minutes ago, eball said:

 

Or, perhaps he has learned from his earlier experiences, spent more time around great coaches, and has, you know, grown and improved as a coach.

 

Nah, you're right, we should evaluate everyone based upon what they did 5-6 years ago and presume nobody ever gets better.

I agree, doing any trade for even 4 years you are nothing like you were when you 1st started. So much experience is learned from making mistakes, most people keep getting better and better at their jobs, especially someone who seems so driven to succeed.

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21 minutes ago, Logic said:


Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but I'm gonna go ahead and guess that you did not read or digest the article I posted. It very clearly demonstrates creative, modern playcalling. Not "very basic". It also shows how his playcalls changed when a superior passing quarterback came into the game in the second half. It demonstrates that he called the game one way when he had a limited QB in the first half, then called it a completely different way when that changed in the second half. 

Again, you're entitled to your opinion. I just happen to think that your opinion is off base and indicative of the fact that you did not read the article posted.

 

Someone didn't do the assigned reading. OooooOoooOooh!!!

 

16 minutes ago, Jamie Muellers Ghost said:

Have we landed him ? Not a statement from him or sighting all week,

 

This, combined with reports that NE wanted him as the OC heir apparant, make me go "Hmmm." 

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4 minutes ago, JohnBonhamRocks said:

This, combined with reports speculation that NE wanted him as the OC heir apparant, make me go "Hmmm." 

 

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24 minutes ago, Jamie Muellers Ghost said:

Have we landed him ? Not a statement from him or sighting all week,

 

Good question.

Packing/vacation/house hunting?

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1 hour ago, kdiggz said:

As I stated when they hired him, I was not excited about it but I understand why they did. We don't have a QB so getting a OC that is used to having a good QB isn't going to work. Daboll will be a bridge OC to get us through this next phase while we try and find our QB.

 

If he does well here next year he may be an HC before long.

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1 hour ago, Jamie Muellers Ghost said:

Have we landed him ? Not a statement from him or sighting all week,

My guess is that they are all at the Senior Bowl this week and that is a priority over introductions. Since they have officially "named" him, he must be under contract.

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1 hour ago, eball said:

 

Or, perhaps he has learned from his earlier experiences, spent more time around great coaches, and has, you know, grown and improved as a coach.

 

Nah, you're right, we should evaluate everyone based upon what they did 5-6 years ago and presume nobody ever gets better.

So bridge means bad?

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I sure as hell hope he does make things more like college.. ie  INTERESTING!!!!! Nothing was worse than watching that boring Bills offense last year, with its boring vanilla plays and its complete lack of deception and total lack of sophistication. It was like Dennison was completely terrified of what TT might do if he called a complex play. TT for his part apparently cannot execute a complex play even if its designed for him!! Watching the Bowl games and national championship always brings me back to why I love football as a sport. You see innovative and aggressive offensive units who are unafraid to unleash their players! I hope we get some of that next year!

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