The Air Raid has completely taken over the modern offense in football, from high school to college, and is even showing its roots in the NFL. It has turned mediocre quarterback talents into Heisman candidates, reset record books, and gotten many defensive coaches fired. Sound complex? It may be the simplest offense of them all.
We're heading into week 8 of the NFL season, so today I examined every NFL teams biggest strength and weaknesses at this point in the season, since we have enough games, snaps, and data to show us what a team does well and what they don't do well. Obviously, the strengths can decline, and the … Continue reading Every NFL Teams Biggest Strength & Weakness
The Cowboys played up to their potential against the Eagles in week 7. They showed just how dangerous they can be when they execute in all three phases. Specifically, the Cowboys forced turnovers on defense that they usually don't. When a team that's as talented as the Cowboys give their offense extra possessions and good … Continue reading Film Breakdown: Cowboys vs Eagles Week 7
This is going to be filed into the unpopular opinion category, specifically unpopular to analytics lovers. I buy into the analytics movement as much as possible. For instance, five years ago, I thought first down was a time to run the ball in most scenarios. Five years ago, I thought you had to establish the … Continue reading Why QBR Is Pointless
The Cowboys lost their third straight game to the winless New York Jets thanks to poor execution in all three phases. The tape shows why.
1. Ohio State Buckeyes: 183-33 (84.7%) Bama may own the last decade, but Ohio State is the winningest program since 2003, thanks in large part to Jim Tressel (94-22) and Urban Meyer (82-9). The winning tradition is directly related to the variety of talent that comes through Columbus, with 28 players being drafted in the … Continue reading The 10 Winningest College Football Programs Since 2003
The Indianapolis Colts provided a new blueprint for slowing down the Chiefs offense, holding them to just 13 points last week. I looked at a few key points from that blueprint to see why they were so successful.