01 Mar 2011, 11:34am by Vince Verhei
Can a quarterback in Arizona please stand up? Can anyone catch a pass in St. Louis? Is there hope for Alex Smith? Vince Verhei tackles these NFC West questions.
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26 Feb 2011, 01:25pm by Vince Verhei
J.J. Cooper, a blogger for NFL Fanhouse, watched every sack of the NFL season with a stopwatch and counted whether the sack came within three seconds of the snap. While it's a little simplistic to say that all three-plus-second sacks are the quarterback's fault, and that all sacks shorter than that can be blamed on the line, the results make intuitive sense -- the Manning Brothers took just one "long" sack each all year, while Ben Roethlisberger and Michael Vick combined for 39. The king, though, was Joe Flacco, with 25 "long" sacks and only 15 "short" ones.
A few other observations:
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01 Feb 2011, 04:07pm by Vince Verhei
Here's the second part of our look at what cost Green Bay and Pittsburgh in their 2010 losses. Based on a cursory glance, it looks like Pittsburgh's weaknesses don't quite match up with Green Bay's strengths.
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25 Jan 2011, 07:06pm by Vince Verhei
This year we're adding something new to Any Given Sunday, with two articles looking at the regular-season losses of the two Super Bowl teams. What ties them together, and what can we learn from the similarities? First Green Bay, with Pittsburgh coming next week.
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20 Jan 2011, 01:54pm by Vince Verhei
The Patriots needed to blitz Mark Sanchez on Sunday, and they didn't. Will the Steelers make the same mistake? And will the Jets play the same heavy coverage-oriented defense against Ben Roethlisberger that they played against Tom Brady?
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12 Jan 2011, 11:55am by Vince Verhei
AGS analyzes how rare the Seahawks' upset was and how likely it is to happen again.
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04 Jan 2011, 04:35pm by Vince Verhei
To beat the Kansas City Chiefs, you have to stop three players: Jamaal Charles, Dwayne Bowe, and Tamba Hali. The Raiders were able to stop two of them. How many will the Ravens be able to stop?
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28 Dec 2010, 03:20pm by Vince Verhei
This week: Is it sometimes better to go without star receivers? Sunday's Bengals performance seems to suggest so, and even the Chargers have a higher DVOA this year without Antonio Gates than they do with him -- he's been amazing, but the rest of the offense hasn't been quite as good when he's in the lineup. Likely coincidence, but still interesting.
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21 Dec 2010, 03:02pm by Vince Verhei
Vince looks at whether Gerald McCoy or Ndamukong Suh have had the better rookie season, and whether the Lions or the Bucs need to do more to improve this offseason.
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16 Dec 2010, 04:21pm by Vince Verhei
This makes sixth-round draft pick Joe Webb the likely starter Monday night against the Bears.
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