22 Sep 2006, 10:27am by Mike Tanier
Michael Koenen's bid to be the first combination kicker-punter in over 25 years is officially over. But in the 1960s, K-Ps were relatively common. Mike Tanier charts the rise and fall of the double-duty kicker and analyzes the Falcons' attempt to turn back the clock with Koenen. Plus, a list that's sure to start arguments at water coolers around the nation: the top five kicker-punters in NFL history.
62 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2007, 3:48pm by aron atteh koranteng
15 Sep 2006, 11:27am by Mike Tanier
Mike Tanier breaks down the first touchdowns of the season at the subatomic level, searching for insights one frame at a time. Will he uncover hidden truths about the upcoming season? Will he be driven mad? Will he spell Manumaleuna and Lekkerkerker properly?
47 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2006, 8:36am by Peter, Denmark
08 Sep 2006, 05:59pm by Mike Tanier
There are some things you take for granted when going to a game, like traffic jams and parking hassles. Believe it or not, most teams and cities work hard to make getting to the game, if not half the fun, at least a safe, pleasant experience. Mike Tanier heads to the desert and discovers what it takes to provide adequate parking for a football palace.
31 comments, Last at 15 Sep 2006, 9:34am by Steve W
01 Sep 2006, 03:46pm by Mike Tanier
In the TDZ season premiere, Mike Tanier discovers a foolproof strategy for football success, only to discover that the world's not ready for his radical ideas. Find out what happens when correlation and causation walk a mile in each other's cleats.
50 comments, Last at 12 Sep 2006, 4:56pm by Stats Inc.
20 Jun 2006, 03:30pm by Mike Tanier
As a college quarterback, Bob Timberlake was an All American and a Rose Bowl hero. As a pro kicker, his 1-for-15 performance in 1965 was so bad that the Giants risked an inter-league war to replace him.
23 comments, Last at 31 Mar 2010, 3:07pm by charlesdarwin
12 May 2006, 12:54pm by Mike Tanier
In our new feature exploring weird stats of NFL history, Mike Tanier explains that it takes more than a bad offensive line to give up 104 sacks in a season. For the 1986 Eagles, it took a cocky coach, three shell-shocked passers, lots of rookie blockers, and a failed experiment in quarterback rotation.
104 comments, Last at 09 Jun 2006, 3:17pm by Justin Zeth
27 Jan 2006, 09:54am by Mike Tanier
Superstar receiver. Ex-quarterback. Special teams gunner. Blocker extraordinaire. Ultimate team player. Cheap-shot artist. R/C racing enthusiast. Asian-American role model. In the final Too Deep Zone of the year, Mike Tanier provides fast facts on a player some feel is so underrated that he's overrated and a man Benedictine monks call "a wonderful human being."
89 comments, Last at 30 Jan 2006, 7:38pm by Tom
13 Jan 2006, 01:42am by Mike Tanier
Offensive linemen, even great ones, often toil in anonymity. Mike Tanier profiles the five starters on the Seahawks offensive line, learning how five disparate personalities combine to form one of the best blocking fronts in the NFL.
32 comments, Last at 17 Jan 2006, 3:50pm by Xao
06 Jan 2006, 01:28pm by Mike Tanier
NFL Matchup is the pregame show for the discerning fan, and nobody explains the subtleties of football like Ron Jaworski. So how could Aaron and Mike refuse a chance to spend a full day studying film with Jaws himself? Sit in with us as we learn at the feet of The Dude in an extra deep edition of Too Deep Zone.
74 comments, Last at 15 Feb 2011, 4:03pm by KADIN
30 Dec 2005, 10:00am by Mike Tanier
The first annual Too Deep Zone All-Rookie Team is built for smashmouth football. The linebackers are outstanding, the secondary is solid, and the running back can move the chains. There's even depth at punter. Just don't expect a great passing attack.
47 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2006, 11:19pm by BjÃ¶rn