Lunch Pail Guy of the Week

Under new Coach Dan Campbell the Fins have executed a new brand of football. One resembling Campbell and his prior coaches, a run first, physical brand of football. The bread and butter run play of the Fins offense is the inside zone run, and in order to execute that you must have solid blocking up the middle. The centerpiece of that offensive line is center Mike Pouncey. Pouncey has been the most healthy, consistent blocker on that line. He is the 8th overall best center according to Profootballfocus, and 8th in run blocking. Dan Campbell has leaned on Pouncey to make the line calls and to lead this new brand of Dolphins football. He will have his hands full this week when he faces a staunch run defense led by Marcel Dareus. So week 9s Lunch Pail Guy of the Week is Mike Pouncey: Here are some clips of his talents.

11 Personnel, Pouncey pulls wide and leads the power sweep up by picking off the flowing ILB.

11 Personnel, Pouncey pulls wide and leads the power sweep up by picking off the flowing ILB.

11 Personnel blocks down on Wilfork. Holds his ground to seal the inside run.

11 Personnel blocks down on Wilfork. Holds his ground to seal the inside run.

11 Personnel Pouncey works the double team and climbs to 2nd level with good footwork and base. Uses angles to wall off Cushing for the big run.

11 Personnel Pouncey works the double team and climbs to 2nd level with good footwork and base. Uses angles to wall off Cushing for the big run.

11 Personnel Pouncey works the double team on inside zone weak. Leads to a miller TD.

11 Personnel Pouncey works the double team on inside zone weak. Leads to a miller TD.

11 Personnel Pouncey working on big Wilfork. Uses his strength to turn and control Vince, leads to a 85 yard TD.

11 Personnel Pouncey working on big Wilfork. Uses his strength to turn and control Vince, leads to a 85 yard TD.

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