The Alabama Crimson Tide are headed to Nashville for their first taste of SEC competition when the face the Vanderbilt Commodores.

After three games in the season, the Crimson Tide has seen much improvement on the offense side of the ball, especially running the ball with Jalen Hurts, Damien Harris and Bo Scarbrough. On the other hand, injuries have played a big part of Alabama's decline on the defense side of the ball despite giving up only 13.3 points per game.

The Crimson Tide defense will have a tough task stopping the Commodores on offense on their home-turf, they average 346 yards per game to start the season.

Scouting expert Chris Landry of joined The Game with Ryan Fowler for his weekly report to breakdown the SEC, Jalen Hurts progression through three games, and how will the Alabama pass rush improve throughout the season.

Here are some of the major points Landry reported on this week:

  • Breakdown the Vanderbilt/Alabama game
  • LSU performance against Mississippi State
  • Auburn’s offense
  • What he thinks of how the SEC looks to start the season
  • How Alabama continues to build despite losing talent
  • Alabama’s pass rush performance to start the season
  • Linebacker Keith Holcomb being the missing piece in Raekwon Davis’ absence
  • The progress of the offense after three games
  • How the Crimson Tide are learning about themselves throughout the week
  • Wide receiver Robert Foster getting more looks as defenses focus more on Calvin Ridley
  • What the coordinators are learning about their players throughout the season
  • How Jalen’s experience and ability to stay in the pocket will help him in the long run

For all of Chris Landry’s reports watch the video above and don’t miss the Landry Football Weekly Report every Wednesday at 4 p.m. CT on The Game with Ryan Fowler.

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