We just talked about New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan was stuck in time and plans on using the Wildcat offense in 2013. Well another coach plans on even going further back in time. That’s Tennessee Titans’ head coach Mike Munchak. ESPN is reporting that the Titans ran some plays out of the Pistol formation.
The Pistol: The Titans ran some plays out of the pistol formation, which amounts to a half shotgun with the quarterback back from the center only a bit and the back typically straight behind him.
“It doesn’t quite tip off what runs you can do when the back is offset,” Munchak said. “The offense has more options for what they can do.”
Locker ran well from it. I don’t know if others who were part of it from the backfield or split out on that side were fully comfortable. (ESPN)
Jake Locker was a decent running quarterback in 2012, rushing for 291 yards over 41 carries. So I’m guessing this formation would give him a couple extra steps to get up to speed when it’s his turn to ru...