Found November 09, 2011 on
The Colts Authority:
I think highly of Ben Savage at Coltzilla who somehow stomachs film review after each week's loss. The most painful play he breaks down is Joe Lefeged vs. Julio Jones. Really? In all fairness, Jones picks apart the scheme by playing the soft spot between Bethea and Kevin Thomas. Still, counting on Lefeged at strong safety to make this tackle shows just how badly the Colts needed Melvin Bullitt:
My rationale for not blaming Lefeged is this – I don’t consider it reasonable to expect him to make this tackle in the open field against a physical specimen like Jones. If he has help closer to the play, then my opinion changes – but there aren’t many safeties that can make this open field tackle in the NFL. Much as Bowe did earlier in the year, Jones plants on his right foot to hook Lefeged before breaking left, which leaves Joe flat-footed.
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