“I do think the demeanor is similar in terms of the style of coaching, where they have really high expectations, they tell you the goals, what you need to accomplish and they’re not gonna berate you, they’re not gonna yell and scream at you,’’ Schwartz said. “They’re gonna hold you to a high standard but they’re gonna do it in a way that’s conducive to learning and getting better.’’
There is a certain down-to-earth, grind-it-out nature with most offensive linemen.
“I think you could tell just by talking to him, he still had that part of him in his heart,’’ Joe Thomas, Cleveland’s star left tackle for 11 seasons, told The Post of his two years with Shurmur. “Even though he sort of made his name in the NFL as the quarterback guru, sort of as a passing, West Coast guy, you could tell he was still a lineman at heart and still liked talking lineman stuff with the rest of the guys.’’
This is buyers remorse.We’ll how each game is different.For all the claims of his detractors that is the epitome of East Coast elitism, there is more self-deprecating New Jersey grit here than arrogant Manhattan elan.The program is free and open to the public.Because of the secretive negotiation process, the Yanks did not realize they had the winning bid until after midnight ET Wednesday.
All four had some common-denominator strategies, and in some areas, they differed. No surprise is that all four were insistent on finding a way to pressure Tom Brady.
“The first thing is if you allow Tom Brady to come up [to] the line of scrimmage and get pre-snap information, then you’re dead,” Coach No. 1 said. “The second thing is if you’re going to give him a little hitch pass, he’ll take 8 yards. He doesn’t need to throw it down the field to feel good. He doesn’t need to feed the ball to [Rob Gronkowski] to stroke his ego. If you’re giving him something, he’s going to take it.
“The other great thing they do is once they hit you on something, a lot of times they’ll go into the hurry-up and run a few more plays just like it before you have a Cheap Infant Jerseys chance to breathe. You want to have the ability on defense to be able to change a play quickly, so if you get hit and they go right back up to the line of scrimmage, you have something to default to. Philly sometimes can screw it up when it’s going quick, which New England can definitely do.