Football Strategy's Radical, Tech-Fueled Revolution Has Begun - Chris B. Brown
To consider what football strategy might be like in 50 years, it’s useful to look at the last 50 years to identify precisely what’s changed.
Ranking all 32 NFL offensive lines this season - Khaled Elsayed
Just terrible. Injuries hurt them to the point they had 12 players take snaps on the line, and nine feature for more than 100 snaps. That kind of lack in continuity is a killer, but still doesn’t explain how bad this group was. Big-money signing Orlando Franklin didn’t produce, and former first-rounder, is not impressing. They just haven’t got it right on the line and it shows each and every game.
ST Coordinator Outlines Plan to Reignite Special Teams - Ricky Henne
"Obviously I’m fired up!" he said. "I’m excited and ready for it. My coaching style is aggressive. I have a lot of energy and enthusiasm, and I think the players feed off of that. I think they like it. So if I had to sum it up in one word, it would be aggressive. We are going to strive to get better at every single thing we do fundamentally."
The 'average' NFL quarterback has changed dramatically - Bill Barnwell
What was acceptable 30 years ago -- what seemed effective even 10 years ago -- is fundamentally different now. There were only seven qualifying quarterbacks in the NFL who threw two touchdowns for every pick in 2005. This year, there were 18.