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  1. Jay Gruden of Washington Redskins excited to coach Robert Griffin...

    John Keim

    New Washington Redskins Jay Gruden ready to form relationship with quarterback Robert Griffin III.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  2. Seattle Seahawks make improvements to read-option - ESPN The Maga...

    Eddie Matz

    In ESPN The Magazine, Eddie Matz writes that Russell Wilson and the Seahawks have designed a dangerous new wrinkle to the read-option, showing why the breakout play of 2012 isn't going anywhere.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2013
  3. Offense will have familiar look with Cousins

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- One thing you won't see a lot of Sunday: Kirk Cousins keeping the ball on a zone read-option. It's not who he is. It's not what the Washington Redskins' offense needs to be with him starting. Other than that, however, the offense w...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  4. Falcons know a thing or two about Cousins

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons don't have to worry about facing Robert Griffin III and his ability with the read-option, when healthy. But the Falcons' defense still has to be aware of what new starting quarterback Kirk Cousins is capable ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  5. Redskins Film Review: The run game

    John Keim

    1. I know the Giants were trying to take Alfred Morris away; it was evident watching Sunday night and even more so when watching the game again. On the read-option, for example, most eyes usually were on Morris. The ends would crash hard at him and...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  6. Chip Kelly, Philadelphia Eagles coach, says he doesn't care about...

    Phil Sheridan

    If Bruce Arians thinks the read-option is a "great college offense" unsuited to the NFL game, that's fine with Chip Kelly.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2013
  7. Cards-Eagles a referendum on read-option?

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Bruce Arians' assessment of the read-option raised an interesting point. "It's a great college offense," Arians said in a conference call with Philadelphia media Wednesday. Arians went on to say that he thinks running the ball ofte...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  8. Will Saints finally see some read-option?

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints' defense might finally get its first crack at a team that runs a decent amount of read-option offense Sunday when the Saints (7-2) host the San Francisco 49ers (6-3). Or maybe not. Even the 49ers and dyna...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  9. Vikings get another date with read-option

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Washington Redskins team the Vikings saw last year was being directed by a quarterback at the height of his powers. Robert Griffin III had captivated the nation's capital as a rookie, directing the zone read scheme the Redskins ha...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  10. Vikings and RG III: What could have been

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Close your eyes and imagine it, Vikings fans: Robert Griffin III and Adrian Peterson in the same backfield, working opposing defenses into a tizzy and electrifying the Metrodome with a read-option attack. Griffin and Peters...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  11. How Raiders helped the Redskins' option

    John Keim

    The Washington Redskins added a twist to their option game Sunday. You can thank the Oakland Raiders for showing them what would work against San Diego. When the Raiders ran their zone-read option against the Chargers on Oct. 6 quarterback Terrell...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  12. Bill Barnwell on the read-option scheme

    Bill Barnwell

    We check in with the oft-maligned scheme to see where it has been and where it might be going a year after it took the league by storm.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  13. Read-option: A whole new ball game

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Safety William Moore and the restructured Atlanta Falcons defense got a small sample of the read-option with Geno Smith and the New York Jets. But that was nothing compared to the challenge ahead this Sunday. Carolina Panthe...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  14. Pryor 'like a dadgum gazelle' on record run

    Paul Gutierrez

    OAKLAND -- It was a simple zone-read-option play, really. But when Terrelle Pryor stuck the football in Darren McFadden's gut and saw Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Ziggy Hood crashing down hard, the play turned into history. Pryor pulled the b...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  15. Deconstructing Pryor's 93-yard TD run

    Scott Brown

    OAKLAND -- The Raiders struck a first blow Sunday that was as stunning as it was spectacular when quarterback Terrelle Pryor kept the ball on a read-option and raced 93 yards for a touchdown. There were several factors behind how Pryor ripped off ...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  16. Locker Room Buzz: San Francisco 49ers

    Bill Williamson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Observed in the locker room after the San Francisco 49ers' 31-17 win over the Tennessee Titans: Read-option returns: 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had 68 yards on 11 carries using the read-option offense. It was the most t...

    Blog | October 20, 2013