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    [2021] NFLHC Offensive Scheme Analysis - A Second Look

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    I did an article about this earlier in the season, but now that every team is out of their bye week, I thought I'd do another analysis piece for everyone about NFLHC schemes.


    Since I'm about to catch the train I'll add a bit more to this later, but for now here's an overview of total usage of each offense from Week 4-12 (Weeks 1-3 were not published so I don't have this data). This includes the three games where an AI team chose a gameplan (twice for the Cardinals, once for the Seahawks). This should get the early discussion going.



    Primary Offense

    Smashmouth - 2

    Wing T - 9

    Wishbone - 7

    Option - 16

    Pistol - 20

    Spread - 89

    Spread Option - 16

    Pro Style - 86

    Vertical - 9

    Air Raid - 2



    Secondary Offense

    Wing T - 6

    Wishbone - 8

    Flexbone - 15

    Option - 27

    Pistol - 43

    Spread - 71

    Spread Option - 7

    Pro Style - 62

    Vertical - 9

    Air Raid - 7

    West Coast - 1



    Other Notes:

    Two offenses, Trick Plays and Empty Backfield, have never been used as a Primary or Secondary.

    In addition, the 2RB versions of Smash Mouth and Wishbone have not been used.


    19 Teams have used the same Primary Offense since Week 4.

    11 Teams have used the same Primary AND Secondary Offense since Week 4.


    The most unique divisions are the AFCN, NFCE, and NFCS.

    Even then, in all of those divisions at least three teams have been committed to a consistent offense of their own.


    The least unique divisions are the AFCE, AFCS, and (less so now) NFCN.

    The AFCS has a variety of Secondary Offenses, however.





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    2 minutes ago, Rome said:

    I'll break out Trick Plays once we're officially out of the playoffs.


    Which will be never. I'm coming for you, Titties.


    Are you literally just copying me now?



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