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How and Why Cardinals are 1-0

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Tennessee Titans Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports

This is what leaders do on the field —- they impose their will —- they take on blocks —- and they finish the play. Feast your eyes on this supreme combo tackle on Derrick Henry by Markus Golden and Budda Baker on a classic “C Gap” run blitz called by Vance Joseph.

Notice how (taking on A.J. Brown in the hole and shucking him) and where (Henry’s ankles) Budda make the tackle on Henry. Markus with the cleanup! The Titans ran this like they knew the C Gap blitz was coming —- and yet Budda and Markus would not be denied.