Originally Posted by mikegrimey
Other posters have made ridiculous claims about Arians, a few even saying he "always" ran an empty backfield on 3rd & 1, even though when I asked them they failed to site any specific examples except once in Cleveland in 2009.
Bottom line is we NEVER should have run empty backfields on 3rd and 1. That fools no one. Can't run play action or a screen on an empty backfield set. And he did it more often than someone like you wants to admit. He was a moron.