1. Defensive Stud Kam Chancellor Has Seahawks Flying High in January

    Kam Chancellor ’s performance Saturday night in the Seattle Seahawks ’ 31-17 divisional-playoff win over the Carolina Panthers was the type of stuff you see on teaching tapes...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 36,500 reads 95 comments

  2. Jason Witten Could Create Matchup Issues for Packers Defense

    DeMarco Murray is going to get his carries every game for the Dallas Cowboys , and Dez Bryant is still the most dangerous receiver I’ ve seen on film this season...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 58,174 reads 130 comments

  3. Matt Bowen's NFL Divisional Playoffs Film Study

    Throughout the playoffs, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen will bring you his film study: a breakdown of personnel, matchups and scheme on the postseason stage. Five Players to Watch in the Divisional Playoffs 1...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 27,789 reads 15 comments

  4. C.J. Anderson's Broncos Aren't the Team You Think They Are

    Running the ball, playing physically along the offensive line and wearing down opposing defensive fronts (until they quit) goes against the tired narrative that the NFL is just a “passing league...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 98,067 reads 194 comments

  5. Dominant Luke Kuechly Keying Panthers' Improbable Playoff Run

    During the fourth quarter of the Carolina Panthers ’ 27-16 win over the Arizona Cardinals in Saturday’s NFC Wild Card matchup, Luke Kuechly made a play ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 18,741 reads 150 comments

  6. Inconsistent Matthew Stafford Must Answer the Bell Against Cowboys

    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford will have plenty of opportunities to make plays this Sunday in the NFC Wild Card matchup versus the Dallas Cowboys defense...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 22,314 reads 129 comments

  7. Matt Bowen's NFL Wild Card Weekend Film Study

    Throughout the playoffs, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen will bring you his film study: a breakdown of personnel, matchups and scheme on the postseason stage. 5 Players to Watch on Wild Card Weekend 1...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 23,677 reads 30 comments

  8. Coaching Changes Offer No Guarantees for Success in Today's NFL

    Coaching changes in the NFL can bring immediate hope when the team decides to make a move and install new leadership for the organization...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 23,735 reads 19 comments

  9. Not Even Injuries Can Slow Aaron Rodgers, Packers

    Aaron Rodgers was playing in pain Sunday, but the Green Bay Packers made the proper adjustments to cater the game plan for their injured quarterback as they locked up the NFC North title with a 30-20 win over the Detroit Lions ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 23,049 reads 128 comments

  10. Avoiding the Week 17 Trap in the NFL

    Week 17 in the NFL can be a trap for teams that are headed to the postseason dance. Maybe you relax a little after throwing on that division-champs hat in the locker room the previous Sunday or you expect the below-...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 2 months ago 83,337 reads 190 comments

  11. Matt Bowen's Week 17 NFL Film Study

    Every week, former NFL defensive back Matt Bowen brings you his film study: a breakdown of the league from multiple angles. Lions’ Coverage Schemes vs...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 2 months ago 15,115 reads 31 comments

  12. Dez Bryant Giving Cowboys Unstoppable Element for Playoff Run

    The Dallas Cowboys can control the line of scrimmage and run the football. That’s been the narrative surrounding Jason Garrett’s team this season—a physical ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 2 months ago 50,996 reads 254 comments

  13. Why Do the Colts Still Insist on Feeding Trent Richardson?

    When watching tape of the running back position in the NFL , I look for vision, acceleration through the hole (over long speed), short-area quickness and the ability to finish on contact...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 2 months ago 48,661 reads 105 comments

  14. Matt Bowen's Week 16 NFL Film Study

    Every week, 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 2 months ago 16,780 reads 32 comments

  15. Personal Fouls: The NFL's Latest Officiating Crisis

    Defensive players came into the 2014 season at a disadvantage given the NFL ’s emphasis on holding and illegal contact...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 2 months ago 129,234 reads 313 comments

  16. What Must Johnny Manziel Improve to Become Reliable NFL QB?

    After watching Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel display some positive signs of production back in Week 13, I expected much more out of the rookie on Sunday during his first pro start against the Cincinnati Bengals ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 2 months ago 41,212 reads 237 comments

  17. Colin Kaepernick, 49ers Crumbling Under Broken System and Lost Identity

    Using the term “identity” to describe an NFL offense is often an overused buzzword, as the majority of teams in this league are multiple in their personnel, alignment and game plan...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 3 months ago 28,189 reads 186 comments

  18. Matt Bowen's Week 15 NFL Film Study

    Every week, 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 3 months ago 25,100 reads 34 comments

  19. Le'Veon Bell's Versatility Fueling Steelers' Playoff Push

    With only three weeks left in the regular season, the 7-5 Pittsburgh Steelers have a true opportunity to make a push for the AFC North title, given running back Le’ Veon Bell's production and versatility...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 3 months ago 19,173 reads 48 comments

  20. Tale of the Tape for NFL Week 14

    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 14 Sunday schedule...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 3 months ago 16,155 reads 13 comments

  21. Johnny Manziel Deserves Opportunity from Cleveland Browns

    Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine went with the safe play this week when he handed the ball back to quarterback Brian Hoyer after sitting the veteran late in the Week 13 loss to the Buffalo Bills ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 3 months ago 96,896 reads 226 comments

  22. Matt Bowen's Week 14 NFL Film Study

    Every week, 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 3 months ago 13,367 reads 5 comments

  23. Seahawks Defense Poised for Another Big Run

    After watching the tape of the Seattle Seahawks ’ defense the last two weeks, is there a team that truly wants to line up against this unit over the next month of the season, ...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 3 months ago 31,560 reads 233 comments

  24. Tale of the Tape for NFL Week 13

    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 key plays from the Week 13 Sunday schedule...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 3 months ago 19,747 reads 14 comments

  25. Matt Bowen's Week 13 NFL Film Study

    Every week, 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 3 months ago 10,113 reads 13 comments