The Wildcat Has Been Shot by Matt Lombardo

Eagles running back Ronnie Brown became the face of a movement on offense in Miami in 2008. On Sunday though, Brown very well may have closed the book on that same movement; The Wildcat Offense. 

In September 2008, an offensive movement was launched in Miami. With the ever statuesque Chad Henne under center, Dolphins Head Coach Tony Sparano and his offensive coordinator Dan Henning brought to the league a formation where a dynamic running back and not the quarterback took a direct snap and went off to the races. The formation came to be known as the “Wildcat” and it spread like wildfire throughout the league.

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