1. New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees Is Still an Elite Quarterback

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees carried the Saints last season without a running game, a defense or the true head coach...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 19,641 reads 126 comments

  2. The Full X's and O's Breakdown of the Philadelphia Eagles' QB Battle

    There's a lot of uncertainty right now in Philadelphia, where the Eagles have brought in a new head coach, a new scheme and a new quarterback...

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  3. Emmanuel Sanders Is the Perfect Long-Term Fit for the Steelers' Offense

    For a second, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense looked like it was going to fall apart. Star wide receiver Mike Wallace bolted for the Miami Dolphins early in the offseason, and he wouldn't have even been the team's biggest loss...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 10,443 reads 27 comments

  4. Breaking Down How Alterraun Verner Fits the Titans' Press-Man Scheme

    Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports that the Tennessee Titans are undergoing schematic changes defensively, transitioning from their usual Cover 2 to a press-man-oriented scheme, ...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 2,475 reads 6 comments

  5. Breaking Down How Kenny Vaccaro Fits Rob Ryan's Defense

    When it comes to evaluating and drafting players, one of the most forgotten aspects is schematic fit. A prospect could have all of the necessary measurements, but if he doesn't fit ...

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  6. Breaking Down How Josh Cribbs' Addition Benefits Oakland Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders are rebuilding, ridding their roster of overpaid players and adding cheap but quality free agents. One of them was Josh Cribbs , a former return man and wide receiver of the Cleveland Browns ...

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  7. NFL QBs We Trust Most with the Game on the Line

    What is a clutch quarterback? It's tough to define one because of how many variables there are in the sport of football. Between a snap and the end of a play, there are a plethora of players involved in making a clutch play happen...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 658 reads 171 comments

  8. The X's and O's of an NFL No-Huddle Attack

    It's not often that the NFL undergoes a schematic transition. In reality, the league is pretty bland when it comes to coaching, but in the past couple of years, things have changed...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 10,351 reads 8 comments

  9. Breaking Down 2 of the NFL's Biggest Matchup Nightmares

    One of the lasting images from the past few seasons is Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson standing at the line of scrimmage and being covered by two New Orleans Saints defenders...

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  10. 3 Keys to Russell Wilson Progressing with Seahawks in Sophomore Season

    When Russell Wilson was at Wisconsin, I had a tough time finding flaws in his game. He was running a pro-style system and making great decisions with the ball. And contrary to criticism, his lack of height was not a detriment to his game...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 9,113 reads 137 comments

  11. How the Bears Can Help Jay Cutler Elevate His Game in 2013

    Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery had his work cut out for him this offseason. He had to upgrade the offensive line, get more weapons for quarterback Jay Cutler and then find a coach who could improve Cutler's play...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 8,781 reads 78 comments

  12. How Dion Jordan Can Terrorize Tom Brady, Help Dolphins Compete in 2013

    For more than a decade, the AFC East has ran through New England, where the Patriots have dominated their division rivals...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 5,285 reads 42 comments

  13. Breaking Down Datone Jones' Fit in the Green Bay Packers Defense

    Ted Thompson is one of the best general managers in the NFL when it comes to drafting. He knows the value of prospects and has a good idea of what kind of players fit his team...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 8,871 reads 9 comments

  14. Breaking Down Denard Robinson's Fit in the Jaguars Offense

    The Jacksonville Jaguars haven't been known as a creative offensive team the last few years, but they took the first step to becoming one when they selected Michigan's Denard Robinson in April's NFL draft...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 3,406 reads 23 comments

  15. Why Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson Has 'Bust' Written All over Him

    Let's be clear here: no rookie will be defined as a bust after his first season, let alone before he takes part in his first padded practice...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 30,474 reads 147 comments

  16. Analyzing Tape of the 2014 NFL Draft's Best Prospect: Teddy Bridgewater

    There will be a specter coming to the NFL in 2014 and—get this—it's not Jadeveon Clowney . It's Teddy Bridgewater ...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 2,920 reads 2 comments

  17. Breaking Down Tavon Austin's Role in the St. Louis Rams Offense

    The St. Louis Rams made a big splash on the first day of the draft by trading up to the No. 8 overall selection in the draft to select one of its smallest players, West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin ...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about 1 year ago 9,520 reads 16 comments

  18. Breaking Down How Sheldon Richardson Fits in Rex Ryan's Defense

    It was like any other NFL draft day for the New York Jets . They had a first-round selection that the fans questioned and rebelled with endless boos...

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  19. How Should Chip Kelly Attack the 2013 NFL Draft?

    There's been a lot of change with the Philadelphia Eagles this year, specifically with the offensive and defensive schemes. Head coach Chip Kelly ushers in a potentially revolutionary offense in replacement of the longtime West Coast offense...

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  20. 2 NFL Draft Prospects Who Can Get the Cowboys Back in the Playoffs

    The Dallas Cowboys are picking No. 18 overall in this year's draft, and it's a tough spot to be in. It's unlikely that they'll be able to land an elite prospect at that spot...

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  21. How Reggie Bush Can Become Matt Stafford's Best Friend

    There was something missing in Detroit last season: a running game. Not just any running game but an explosive and effective one. The Lions averaged 4.1 yards per carry and ranked No...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about over 1 year ago 7,035 reads 15 comments

  22. Can Carson Palmer Enjoy a Career Renaissance in Arizona?

    The quarterback position for the Arizona Cardinals has undergone an overhaul this offseason. They cut Kevin Kolb and John Skelton , signed former Indianapolis Colts quarterback ...

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  23. Is Keenan Allen's 40 Time Cause for Major Concern?

    University of California wide receiver Keenan Allen clocked in two separate 40-yard dash times on April 9, running 4.71 and 4.75 seconds, according to NFL.com ...

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  24. How Jim Schwartz Can Get the Detroit Lions Back to the Playoffs

    It was only two years ago when Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz took the franchise to the playoffs for the first time since 1999...

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  25. How Brandon Weeden Can Hold off Jason Campbell, Keep Starting QB Gig

    Barring a free agent acquisition, trade or selection in this month's draft, the Cleveland Browns will be going into training camp with second-year quarterback Brandon Weeden and veteran Jason Campbell as their top two quarterbacks...

    Alen Dumonjic Written by Alen Dumonjic about over 1 year ago 8,399 reads 490 comments