30 Oct 2013, 09:18pm by Matt Waldman
Sounds like an adult film, right? It is and it isn’t. What I witnessed from Washington’s passing offense against Denver this weekend was so nasty it will compel viewers take a long shower afterwards. Equally disturbing is that this film possesses a lot of elements of an exploitation flick and I had a difficult time watching an innocent, young talent treated this way. Worst of all, it’s difficult to assess blame and there in lurks the elements of psychological horror that chills the blood.
Read the rest at the RSP Blog.
29 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2013, 10:28pm by greybeard
30 Oct 2013, 03:34pm by Rivers McCown
Brian Burke makes an interesting point in this piece for Slate: Would Dallas have been better off punting from the Detroit 26 last weekend just because Detroit would have tried to play for a tying field goal?
27 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2013, 2:31am by MC2
30 Oct 2013, 02:08pm by Aaron Schatz
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30 Oct 2013, 07:06am by Mike Tanier
Tanier here, doing what I do best: assigning grades in November! There is some good data here about how much no-huddle teams are running and fourth down aggressiveness, plus my usual opinions.
27 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2013, 2:49am by MC2
29 Oct 2013, 05:59pm by Rivers McCown
What is a starting nose tackle of some acclaim worth? The answer, apparently, is the difference between a fifth-round pick and a sixth-round pick.
17 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2013, 2:21pm by Anonymousse
28 Oct 2013, 02:47pm by Rivers McCown
Discuss all of Week 8's major injuries! (Click here to read more.)
30 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2013, 3:34pm by @bighairyandy
28 Oct 2013, 12:31pm by Rivers McCown
Ben goes into what he sees as the major issues between Trent Richardson and the Indianapolis offensive line that are keeping Richardson from success in the run game.
36 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2013, 6:17pm by herewegobrowniesherewego
28 Oct 2013, 12:28pm by Rivers McCown
PK praises the late comeback of the Lions, wraps up MMQB's week of discussions on head injuries, and runs down the rest of the Week 8 happenings.
20 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2013, 2:06pm by tuluse
28 Oct 2013, 06:57am by Mike Tanier
The meatier stuff is later in the article, incluing my own explanation for the uptick in ACL tears. There is also a link to a feature about teams with offensive tackle trouble. I was busy.
8 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2013, 3:04pm by dryheat
This week's DVOA commentary is all about worsts. Come find out where Washington stands among the worst special teams in DVOA history, whether San Diego has the biggest gap between offense and defense, and whether Baltimore or Jacksonville has the worst running game we've ever tracked.