Breaking down the schemes that make the teams

NFL coaching trends change as quickly as the coaches themselves. Scouts Inc.'s Gary Horton brings you up to speed.

Updated: September 1, 2008, 2:51 PM ET
By Gary Horton | Scouts Inc.

Arizona Cardinals Offensive scheme: Ideally, coach Ken Whisenhunt and coordinator Todd Haley would prefer to run the ball 55-60 percent of the time in a scheme that closely resembles the offense Whisenhunt ran while he was Pittsburgh's coordinator. A steady diet of passes designed to take advantage of the complementary styles of WRs Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin is also a key part of the mix. If Whisenhunt has his way, many of those throws will come off of play-action and allow ...

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