You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Sunday Football Notes

NFL coaches doubt staying power of read option

At the NFL owners’ meetings in March, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin called the read-option offense used predominantly by the 49ers, Redskins, and Seahawks last season “the flavor of the month.”

The comment, naturally, spurred discussion with the other 31 coaches who were on hand in Phoenix.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week