Scott Sewell-US PRESSWIRE
Question of the day—how many times do you throw a wide receiver a swing pass before you realize it doesn't work?
According to offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch, that answer must be around 20? Never have I seen a team call the same play over and over again. My 17-year-old niece who has never watched a football game could have figured out what Miami was going to do on every play.
Yes, it has worked a few times, but 10 out of 50, in two games, is not impressive, Fisch.
It's time to get rid of that play and start looking at adding deeper pass plays. I would rather see more passes thrown deep and incomplete than see another swing pass go for minus-two yards.
There are so many weapons on offense, and when quarterback Stephen Morris did throw downfield, it was impressive. Receivers were making great catches all game long—notice I said receivers; Duke Johnson's three drops don't count.
Speaking of Duke—get him the damn ball! The coaches need to understand that Duke is the most dynamic player on the team. Every time he touches the ball you can just sense that he could take it for six.
Overall, Fisch and head coach Al Golden need to dig deeper into the playbook and start taking some chances. It worked last year when Jacory Harris started to throw bombs to Tommy Streeter, and it could work again this season.
So this is a plea to Fisch and Golden—please stop with the swing passes and start throwing downfield, or give it to Duke and let him work his magic.