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Playbook Profile: Goal-line Misdirection

RB LaDainian Tomlinson (Donald Miralle/Getty)

A.J. Smith has stocked his roster with versatile players; now, it's up to Norv Turner to take advantage. Team expert Michael Lombardo takes a look at some offensive formations at Turner's disposal that will allow the Bolts to cash in on this versatility. Under the microscope this week is a formation that uses misdirection and play-action.

Unlike last week's Playbook Profile, when I dissected this hypothetical power-running formation, this week's highlighted play is very similar to one Norv Turner has the team practicing this offseason. The team lines up in a three-receiver set with Chris Chambers split wide left, Vincent Jackson split wide right and Legedu Naanee lined up in the slot on the left. LaDainian Tomlinson is positioned...

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