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Old 05-13-2013, 09:13 PM  
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Late night bullshit: The Pistol Offense 101

Paging Sorter, and anybody else on this board with high football acumen.

This thread is about all things Pistol. It seems the Chiefs are going with a WCO/pistol hybrid offense with Alex Smith.

What is the pistol offense? What's it's core philosophy?

What kind of personnel do you need for it?

Why is it argued that Alex Smith would be a good fit for it, i.e. what about his skillset makes him a good match for it?

What does a defense generally need to do to shut it down?

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Old 05-13-2013, 09:55 PM   #16
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:56 PM   #17
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All you need to run the pistol is TYLER ****ING THIGPEN.
I thought about pointing that out; Chiefs fans had a good half-season of pistol-type offense.
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:57 PM   #18
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:58 PM   #19
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This thread made me do some looking. Alex is a pretty good runner. I think they did it wrong in San Fran.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:03 PM   #21
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:04 PM   #22
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This thread made me do some looking. Alex is a pretty good runner. I think they did it wrong in San Fran.
Obviously.

However, it seems that Reid is wanting to do it right here in Kansas City with Smith.

Charles and Bowe should be absolute beasts in this offense - more so than they already have been to this point.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:05 PM   #24
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This thread made me do some looking. Alex is a pretty good runner. I think they did it wrong in San Fran.
Shoulda just kept Thigpen. Twice the talent at half the price.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:06 PM   #25
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I thought about pointing that out; Chiefs fans had a good half-season of pistol-type offense.
We won 1 game in that stretch IIRC
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Shoulda just kept Thigpen. Twice the talent at half the price.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:09 PM   #27
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I have LJS acumen.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:10 PM   #28
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Lemme do the math for you.

THIGPEN + SMITH = THIGPENSMITH

THIGPENSMITH = 3

3 = 2 + 1

THIGPEN = 2, SMITH = 1

2 = 1 x 2



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