Kansas City Chiefs Offense looks A LOT like 2020 Alabama Offense

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I don't watch a lot of NFL football, but the few games I've watched this season I have watched the Chiefs. I was watching them play the Bills yesterday and their offense looked eerily similar to ours, especially pre-snap motion, alignments etc. Is this a coincidence or was one "copying" the other? These two offenses, look almost identical.
 

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I don't watch a lot of NFL football, but the few games I've watched this season I have watched the Chiefs. I was watching them play the Bills yesterday and their offense looked eerily similar to ours, especially pre-snap motion, alignments etc. Is this a coincidence or was one "copying" the other? These two offenses, look almost identical.
I was definitely thinking that yesterday.
 
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I don't watch a lot of NFL football, but the few games I've watched this season I have watched the Chiefs. I was watching them play the Bills yesterday and their offense looked eerily similar to ours, especially pre-snap motion, alignments etc. Is this a coincidence or was one "copying" the other? These two offenses, look almost identical.
I noticed some similarities also. I think our offense will look even more like it with BY at QB since his skill set is more similar to Mahomes.
 

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Hahaha. Brady is more Robert Horry than Michael Jordan.
Well... Horry was a role player who had a great knack for critical 3 point shots.

Brady distributes the ball on every single play. So I think you're looking at your sliding scale backwards.

To keep from totally derailing the thread, I agree that Sark's offense looks a lot like Reid's offense with Mahomes as QB. I'm not sure how that will change with O'Brien.
 

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Lot's of presnap stuff for sure, and a great job at using alignment to get players in spots to make plays, but the chiefs use the TE an order of magnitude more than Bama did to the point that Kelce was the highest rated TE for all the fantasy stuff.
 
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Lot's of presnap stuff for sure, and a great job at using alignment to get players in spots to make plays, but the chiefs use the TE an order of magnitude more than Bama did to the point that Kelce was the highest rated TE for all the fantasy stuff.
No doubt. The formations and alignments look the same but the primary and secondary receivers were probably different with KC compared to Bama. If we had a "Kelce" rather than a D Smith, our first and second looks would probably be the exact same as the Chiefs.
 
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No doubt. The formations and alignments look the same but the primary and secondary receivers were probably different with KC compared to Bama. If we had a "Kelce" rather than a D Smith, our first and second looks would probably be the exact same as the Chiefs.
They were using very similar scheming to create space for a "primary" receiver in their route progressions vs. man or zone, but they also did a lot more ad hoc route running because Mahomes leaves the pocket so early. Essentially, if the first read isnt there, Mahomes scrambles and then receivers try to run to an open spot where he can get them the ball (scramble drill).
 

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That play where Mahomes hit Kelce for the wide open TD looked awfully similar to the play where Mac hit Billingsley for the TD against LSU.
 
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