1. 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 ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 8 hours ago 23,665 reads 72 comments

  2. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 day ago 14,570 reads 12 comments

  3. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 3 days ago 42,776 reads 34 comments

  4. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 4 days ago 9,981 reads 5 comments

  5. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 7 days ago 46,869 reads 233 comments

  6. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 8 days ago 17,200 reads 2 comments

  7. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 10 days ago 19,343 reads 72 comments

  8. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 11 days ago 21,627 reads 4 comments

  9. 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 ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 14 days ago 61,546 reads 91 comments

  10. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 15 days ago 20,171 reads 35 comments

  11. 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? ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 16 days ago 55,245 reads 135 comments

  12. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 18 days ago 21,373 reads 14 comments

  13. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 21 days ago 38,035 reads 45 comments

  14. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 22 days ago 22,959 reads 15 comments

  15. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 23 days ago 104,185 reads 221 comments

  16. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 25 days ago 33,417 reads 13 comments

  17. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 28 days ago 78,861 reads 130 comments

  18. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 29 days ago 39,413 reads 10 comments

  19. 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 ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 31,735 reads 69 comments

  20. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 34,701 reads 8 comments

  21. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 30,285 reads 74 comments

  22. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 37,895 reads 13 comments

  23. 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...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 19,470 reads 35 comments

  24. Tale of the Tape for NFL Week 3

    Throughout the 2014 regular season, former 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 3 Sunday NFL schedule...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 47,273 reads 24 comments

  25. Antonio Gates Reminding NFL Fans, Defenses He's Not Done Yet

    At 34 years old, Antonio Gates doesn ’t have the vertical speed to consistently stretch the middle of the field or the same lateral movement that we associated with the tight end earlier in his career...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 12,942 reads 16 comments