1. Is Tom Brady No Longer Tom Brady, or Have We Been Measuring All Wrong?

    For years, Patriots fans have derided Peyton Manning . All of his dominance during the regular season only served to magnify their criticism of him when the Colts inevitably ...

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  2. Peyton Manning Blame Game: History Says Otherwise

    Another postseason, another playoff loss for the Colts , another offseason of blame for Peyton Manning . I find it hard to believe that people would blame a quarterback for a loss in which he completed 69 percent of his passes at 8...

    Eric J Written by Eric J about over 3 years ago 2,410 reads 83 comments

  3. New England Patriots: How Deion Branch Makes Them Even More Dangerous

    Back in October, when the New England Patriots traded Randy Moss along with a seventh round pick to the Minnesota Vikings for a third round pick in, many thought Tom Brady and the Patriots offense were in serious trouble...

    Eric J Written by Eric J about over 3 years ago 1,840 reads 46 comments

  4. NFL Pass Protection: What Do Tom Brady, Philip Rivers and Joe Flacco Know?

    Pass protection. It's an absolutely crucial component of the passing game. Yet all you ever seem to hear about from the average NFL fan are “weapons” when it comes ...

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  5. Peyton Manning: Why Is He Suddenly Throwing So Many Interceptions?

    With eleven interceptions thrown in the last three games, including four returned for touchdowns, everyone is wondering what's wrong with Peyton Manning ...

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  6. Indianapolis Colts Defense Needs To Be More Aggressive in Week 2

    A hallmark of the Colts defense over the past decade has been not giving up the big play. The philosophy has been pretty simple: give up the short completions and runs, but don't give up the big plays...

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  7. Why Does Peyton Manning Take So Few Sacks?

    “You throw the ball so fast,” Shaun Phillips said to Peyton Manning after a play in Week 12 of the 2008 regular season...

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  8. Was Michael Vick a Worthy NFL Starting QB Even Before Going to Prison?

    Michael Vick’s release from prison sparked a great deal of conversation on the topic of whether he is still capable of being a starting quarterback in the NFL...

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  9. What the Talking Heads Are Not Saying about The Colts

    Whether you have been following the NFL offseason by watching television, listening to the radio, or reading articles via print or the Web, if you have heard anything about the Indianapolis ...

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  10. Is Roethlisberger More Clutch Than Brady and the Rest of the NFL?

    Ben Roethlisberger’s game-winning touchdown pass to lift the Pittsburgh Steelers over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII has sparked debate over whether Ben Roethlisberger is more ...

    Eric J Written by Eric J about almost 5 years ago 2,540 reads 169 comments

  11. Matt Cassel: Buyer Beware (of YAC)

    As you may have already heard, the Kansas City Chiefs just signed Matt Cassel to an extended six-year contract worth over 60 million dollars, with 28 million of that guaranteed...

    Eric J Written by Eric J about almost 5 years ago 700 reads 57 comments

  12. Bears and Colts: The Importance of Staying on and Getting off the Field

    There are plenty of reasons to link the Chicago Bears and Indianapolis Colts. Both teams are currently headed by Tony Dungy disciples, and both teams have been under the Dungy influence either directly or indirectly for the past several seasons...

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  13. In Today's NFL, Why Do We Still Expect To See No. 1 Seeds Prevail?

    Since 2000, the NFL has had nine Super Bowl champions and eighteen number one seeds from the two conferences. However, we’ve only seen one number one seed win a Super Bowl in that time...

    Eric J Written by Eric J about 5 years ago 865 reads 63 comments

  14. In the NFL, Is Great Defense Just about Investing More of Your Draft on Defense?

    Defense wins championships. This is a tried and true axiom of the NFL that is accepted by virtually everyone, but in the context of evaluating quarterbacks, seemingly applied by relatively very few...

    Eric J Written by Eric J about 5 years ago 1,002 reads 222 comments

  15. The Indianapolis Colts' Offense in the Postseason: Albatross or Savior?

    Much has been made about the Colts' 7-8 playoff record in the past decade. Despite the Colts' offense and its quarterback being among the most consistently prolific in NFL history, the blame ...

    Eric J Written by Eric J about 5 years ago 502 reads 38 comments

  16. A Colts Fan Strikes Back (At the Cost of McNabb's Offensive Support)

    A recent article from a fellow Colts fan addressed the popular notion that Peyton Manning is an underachiever who has been surrounded by unsurpassed talent that he has simply failed to maximize...

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  17. Is Peyton Manning Really Responsible for the Colts' Poor Playoff Record?

    In many circles, there’s one thing almost certain to come up first when Peyton Manning is mentioned. It’s not him being the quarterback with the highest career points-per-game average as a starter...

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  18. The Indoor Colts and the Outdoor Patriots: "Domefield" Advantage?

    Much has been made about domes and stadiums with retractable roofs that can be closed whenever the weather is less than desirable...

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  19. Tom Brady vs. Tom Brady: All Homerism Aside

    Tom Brady has been compared against just about everyone. He’s been pitted against Peyton Manning in about a million different ways. He’s been matched against Ben Roethlisberger as of late...

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  20. A Closer Look at The Career Quarterback Ratings of Peyton Manning and Tom Brady

    Since the 2007 season, a lot has been made by many of Tom Brady’s fans about career quarterback rating. It is no coincidence of course that career quarterback rating suddenly became meaningful ...

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