Today’s unsung hero: Isaiah Stanback

The video above should tell you all you need to know about why Isaiah Stanback was one valuable member of the practice squad this week.

Stanback was employed in a lot of the same spread-option looks at the Univ. of Washington that Dolphins QB Pat White was at West Virginia. So he was able to provide a scout team option that would give the Patriots defense a good look at a run/pass threat.

He prepared the team both for Ronnie Brown as the Wildcat quarterback, and the unknown that manifested with White.

“It’s his job description, until he has a bigger role on this team, is to give us that look,” Ty Warren said. The fact that he did that stuff in college, he’s a real athletic guy, so it’s the equivalent to having a White out there.”

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