Yeah, that group that gave up the most pass plays over 20 and 40 yards in the NFL in 2016. Some of it was communication but most of it was just bad play. Cornerback Sean Smith gave up bombs over Baghdad and fellow CB David Amerson regressed from 2015.
In 2017 training camp, Smith is still getting charbroiled and was demoted to second string. But Amerson supposedly straightened up and has leadership role. Strong safety Karl Joseph was supposed to be back to full strength and doing well
Quarterback Derek Carr talked this week about the improvement communication in camp, saying, “They’re communicating. They’re on top of stuff, they’re there on every play with their hand right there on the receiver. I think that they’re poised to have a really good season.