1. NFL Midseason Film Study: What Have We Learned This Season?

    Former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen breaks down some of the top trends, discusses personnel and focuses on scheme from the first half of the 2014 season. J.J...

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  2. Tale of the Tape for NFL Week 9

    Throughout the 2014 regular season, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen will bring you an X's-and-O's look at the pro game. Here are his five key plays from the Week 9 Sunday NFL schedule...

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  3. Darrelle Revis Once Again Making Dominance Look Easy

    Darrelle Revis is challenging receivers at the line of scrimmage, playing with leverage and showing the closing speed that has him back in the mix again as one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL ...

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  4. Matt Bowen's Week 9 NFL Film Study

    Every Thursday, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen brings you his film study: a breakdown of the league from multiple angles. Five Matchups to Watch in Week 9 1...

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  5. What Really Goes on During an NFL Bye Week?

    When the NFL schedule is released in late April, we look at the top matchups , try to predict records and focus on teams that could possibly make a deep playoff run months before the season even starts...

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  6. Tale of the Tape for NFL Week 8

    Throughout the 2014 regular season, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen will bring you an X's-and-O's look at the pro game. Here are his five key plays from the Week 8 Sunday NFL schedule...

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  7. Underestimated Jordy Nelson Emerging as Top-5 NFL Talent

    When we talk about the top talent at the wide receiver position in the NFL , is Jordy Nelson ’s name in the mix with Dez Bryant , Demaryius Thomas , Calvin Johnson and A...

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  8. Matt Bowen's Week 8 NFL Film Study

    Every Thursday, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen brings you his film study: a breakdown of the league from multiple angles...

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  9. Seahawks Aren't Perfect, but That's Hardly Reason to Panic

    Pro football seasons are fragile, or delicate in a sense, and the wheels can come off quickly for teams that struggle to adapt to unique forms of adversity...

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  10. Tale of the Tape for NFL Week 7

    Throughout the 2014 regular season, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen will bring you an X's-and-O's look at the pro game. Here are his five key plays from the Week 7 Sunday NFL schedule...

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  11. Julius Thomas Continues to Emerge as NFL's Ultimate Matchup Weapon

    Through five games this season, Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas has already caught nine touchdown passes from quarterback Peyton Manning ...

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  12. Matt Bowen's Week 7 NFL Film Study

    Every Thursday, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen brings you his film study: a breakdown of the league from multiple angles...

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  13. There Are Plenty of Reasons to Be Excited About Derek Carr

    Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr threw four touchdown passes on Sunday in the 31-28 loss to the San Diego Chargers , but what is the tape telling us about the rookie? ...

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  14. Tale of the Tape for NFL Week 6

    Throughout the 2014 regular season, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen will bring you an X's-and-O's look at the pro game. Here are his five key plays from the Week 6 Sunday NFL schedule...

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  15. Explosive Ability Fueling DeMarco Murray's Breakout Season

    DeMarco Murray is a one-cut runner, a “slasher” who has produced multiple explosive plays this year for the 4-1 Dallas Cowboys off both zone and power schemes...

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  16. Matt Bowen's Week 6 NFL Film Study

    Every Thursday, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen brings you his film study: a breakdown of the league from multiple angles...

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  17. NFL's 'Thursday Night Football' Proving to Be a Rushed Product

    Recovery time and game-planning are crucial aspects of Sunday prep for NFL players. With strict treatment schedules, weight training, practice reps and install meetings, players are accustomed to specific routines throughout the regular season...

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  18. Tale of the Tape for NFL Week 5

    Throughout the 2014 regular season, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen will bring you an X's-and-O's look at the pro game. Here are his five key plays from the Week 5 Sunday NFL schedule...

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  19. Rising Star Travis Kelce Could Be NFL's Next Gronkowski

    After watching the tape on Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, it’s easy to see that the arrow is pointing up on the second-year pro because of his size (6’6”, 260 pounds), power and athleticism after the catch...

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  20. Matt Bowen's Week 5 NFL Film Study

    Every Thursday, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen brings you his film study: a breakdown of the league from multiple angles...

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  21. Teddy Bridgewater Impressing Early, Producing in Vikings System

    After watching the tape of the Minnesota Vikings ' 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4, there should be some excitement surrounding Teddy Bridgewater , as the rookie ...

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  22. Tale of the Tape for NFL Week 4

    Throughout the 2014 regular season, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen will bring you an X's-and-O's look at the pro game. Here are his five key plays from the Week 4 Sunday NFL schedule...

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  23. Kyle Fuller Already Ahead of Schedule in Bright Young NFL Career

    Just three games into his pro career, Chicago Bears rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller has developed into a playmaker because of his eye discipline, transition speed and ball skills...

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  24. Matt Bowen's Week 4 NFL Film Study

    Every Thursday, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen brings you his film study: a breakdown of the league from multiple angles...

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  25. Breaking Down Devin Hester's Second Wind Career Resurgence

    Devin Hester still has the rare acceleration and open-field ability that has made him the most productive kick returner in NFL history...

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