• Broncos read up on read-option -- again

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 20, 2013
    The read-option seems to work best when it is not expected. Last season, San Francisco averaged 5.6 yards before contact using the read-option. “We really haven’t placed a big emphasis on the read-option to this point in the season,” Roman said. “But that could change.” At the time Allen said Flynn had the skillset of a starting quarterback and would benefit from the change of scenery where Flynn had been beaten out by then-rookie Russell Wilson for the job with the Seahawks. – Remember way back two weeks ago when all the Green Bay Packers could think about was how much the San Francisco 49ers were going to use the read-option offense? Seems like a distant memory, doesn't it. “[McFadden] is an explosive weapon for us and we realized that was something we had to figure out how we were going to get him the ball, get him in space and get him opportunities to create some explosive plays for us,’’ Allen said.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • 49ers opting against read-option

      SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Remember way back -- two weeks ago -- when all the Green Bay Packers could think about was how much the San Francisco 49ers were going to use the read-option offense? Seems like a distant memory, doesn't it. Thus far, the 49ers hav…
      Source: ESPN.com

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