28 Jan 2013, 09:14am by Matt Waldman
Matt Waldman explains at his RSP blog why sometimes the difference between a touchdown and a drop of a wide-open pass comes down to the difference between an active and passive approach, the space between the fingertips and the palm, and understanding why even good technique isn't good in the wrong situation.
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24 Jan 2013, 07:46am by Matt Waldman
Matt Waldman follows up on Phil Savage's request for feedback with some big-picture ideas to make the event at Mobile a lyceum for career transition and coaching innovation.
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24 Jan 2013, 07:42am by Matt Waldman
Jene Bramel and Matt Waldman review the pleasant surprises, small-school standouts, and polarizing players from the three relevant days of Senior Bowl practices.
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23 Jan 2013, 09:38pm by Matt Waldman
Jene Bramel and Matt Waldman's Day Two Practice Highlights from the Senior Bowl for the New York Times Fifth Down.
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21 Jan 2013, 08:34pm by Matt Waldman
Matt Waldman reports on the receivers and the drills the Raiders put the through on Day 1 of Senior Bowl practice.
21 Jan 2013, 01:42pm by Matt Waldman
The star of the 2013 Senior Bowl Weigh-In might be its new leader Phil Savage, who wants to make the event as influential as the Combine. Matt Waldman weighs-in from the morning proceedings.
16 Jan 2013, 06:04pm by Aaron Schatz
This story is nothing short of astonishing. You may have heard earlier in the year about the terrible burden that Manti Te'o had to bear this season, playing even after both his grandmother Annette Santiago and his girlfriend Lennay Marie Kekua died in September. Well, Te'o's grandmother did die in September. But Deadspin has done extensive research and has found no evidence that there ever was any such person named Lennay Marie Kekua. There is no obituary, no report of an auto accident, no mention in the Stanford student newspaper where she was supposed to be a student.
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11 Jan 2013, 12:51pm by Matt Waldman
Matt Waldman continues his Boiler Room Series with junior tight end Zach Ertz.
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08 Jan 2013, 09:57pm by Matt Waldman
Matt Waldman's Boiler Room Series kicks off with Stanford running back Stepfan Taylor.
Possibly the closest Super Bowl matchup in history also poses the question: how much does it mean when certain aspects of an NFL team improve dramatically in the second half of the season?