Found March 06, 2013 on Buffalo Wins:
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This is the second installment of our series on what concepts Doug Marrone (and Nathaniel Hackett) might implement into the Buffalo Bills offense. This is part 1 of 2 posts on the West Coast Offense. You can read the first installment on the K-Gun here.  We’ve explored a bit how Doug Marrone’s experience with the New Orleans Saints is tied to the “K-Gun” elements often referenced by offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. However, neither the Saints nor the Syracuse Orange had a true Run and Shoot offense. Rather, both offenses had Run and Shoot concepts implemented into another framework: the legendary West Coast Offense. While casual football fans are perhaps more familiar with the West Coast Offense’s principles than K-Guns, there is still a need to clarify what exactly the term will mean in context to what Marrone will be running with the Buffalo Bills. Yes, at a very basic level the West Coast Offense can be described as quick, horizontal timing routes to stretch a d...
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