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Film Room: Doug Baldwin
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Film Room: Doug Baldwin

The Seahawks receiver put himself on the map with a numerical explosion in the second half of last year, but Cian Fahey shows that Baldwin has been very good for a long time now.

6 comments, Last at 27 Aug 2016, 8:28am by nickd46
Film Room: New England Defense
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Film Room: New England Defense

Cian Fahey shows how a pair of pass-rushers could carry New England to victory even without their quarterback.

13 comments, Last at 30 Aug 2016, 5:01pm by SandyRiver
Film Room: Tony Romo
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Film Room: Tony Romo

Cian Fahey explains how the Cowboys quarterback keeps Dallas' offense running so smoothly.

10 comments, Last at 21 Aug 2016, 5:12am by theslothook

Tyrann Mathieu Gets 5-Year Contract Extension

The Arizona Cardinals and safety/cornerback Tyrann Mathieu agreed to an extension today. Mathieu's new deal is worth $62.5 million over five years. He gets $40 million guaranteed. (Click to read more.)

1 comment, Last at 04 Aug 2016, 4:48pm by ChrisS
Film Room: Eli Manning
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Film Room: Eli Manning

The Giants quarterback's numbers took a bit of a hit in 2015, but Cian Fahey explains that this says more about Manning's teammates than anything else

181 comments, Last at 09 Aug 2016, 9:56am by JudoPrince03
Film Room: Jameis Winston
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Film Room: Jameis Winston

The Bucs' rookie made a lot of big plays last year, but he'll need to cut down on turnovers and sloppy throws to live up to his draft status.

64 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2016, 5:15pm by liquidmuse3
Film Room: Kirk Cousins
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Film Room: Kirk Cousins

Cian Fahey does not like that, explaining that the Washington quarterback's "improvement" late last year was more perception than reality.

56 comments, Last at 15 Sep 2016, 3:08pm by usernaim250
Film Room: Tyrod Taylor
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Film Room: Tyrod Taylor

Cian Fahey sets a Football Outsiders record for GIFs while explaining what makes Buffalo's quarterback so unique.

27 comments, Last at 14 Jul 2016, 3:31pm by cjfarls
Film Room: Joe Flacco
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Film Room: Joe Flacco

The Ravens quarterback will need to greatly improve his performance from last year if he's going to live up his huge new contract.

28 comments, Last at 08 Jul 2016, 3:08am by RobotBoy
Film Room: Teddy Bridgewater
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Film Room: Teddy Bridgewater

The Vikings' quarterback seemed to regress in his second season. Did that tell us more about the player, or the Minnesota offensive scheme?

15 comments, Last at 15 Jul 2016, 3:04pm by bravehoptoad