I have had a few request to break down the first quarter play in the Pittsburgh Steelers game this past Sunday against the New York Giants that resulted in cornerback Ike Taylor picking off quarterback Eli Manning.
Below are two animated gifs from the All-22 view that will help you see what really happened on the play.
The Giants are in 21 personnel with the fullback lined up weak-side. The Steelers are in their base defense and showing cover-2 with a 5 man front. Nose tackle Steve McLendon is playing the 0-tecnique over the center, while defensive ends Cameron Heyward and Brett Keisel are Read more [...]