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The Zone Blocking Scheme

Published by on June 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The Seahawks have been anything but spectacular in the blocking spectrum since the 2005 Super Bowl season. They lost G Steve “Poison Pill” Hutchinson to the Minnesota Vikings in the 2005 off-season.

This was followed by the subsequent retirement of Pro Bowl C Robbie Tobeck in 2006. Former starting G Chris Gray has not officially retired, but age and injuries have taken their toll, and retirement seems inevitable.

The Seahawks are making the switch to the Zone Blocking Scheme. The Denver Broncos are considered the gold standard of Zone Blocking.

That offense literally runs anyone (Selvin Young, Peyton Hillis?) behind their OL and produces consistently successful...

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