Flanker vs Split End vs Slot

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Flanker vs Split End vs Slot

Post by irishman35 » Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:27 pm

I've been back for a couple months now. My first team made playoffs for first time in a while. My 2nd team had average age of about 32 with no talent so that's a complete rebuild.
One thing I never really figured out in the past and am playing around with different combos now is how to decide who to play at flanker versus who to play at split end. I can't really seem to get a handle on if it even makes a difference. Is it better for speed for one or the other? Agility? Execution? Seems like some games it randomly throws to one or the other a lot more. Even with same game plan. Even against the same team in same division in same year. I understand if the other team is playing zone, or man to man and what their talent level is will make a difference.

Also what are your thoughts on what type of receiver should be in slot. I have been kind of going with the theory a high agility guy should be there. Kinda a Cole Beasley type guy. Though results have been mixed.

Would appreciate any feedback or thoughts on these.

PS. Why the heck does my team hand it to the fullback all the time about 1 or 2 games a season. Its like the sim gets stuck on handoff to the fullback sometimes. Anybody else feel that way. Especially on first down. Had a game recently the FB got the ball on first down on 5 of my first 6 first down carries. I always draft blockers. MIght have to rethink that a little.

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