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Film Room: Sen'Derrick Marks
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Film Room: Sen'Derrick Marks

The Jaguars' defensive tackle is a bit of a late bloomer, but he has become one of the bright spots in a dim season in Jacksonville.

Film Room: Sad State of the Steelers
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Film Room: Sad State of the Steelers

Todd Haley is taking a lot of heat for Pittsburgh's struggles of late, but Cian Fahey says there's plenty of blame to go around.

26 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2014, 12:56pm by jgrenci@zoominternet.net
Film Room: Vontae Davis
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Film Room: Vontae Davis

The Colts rank fourth in DVOA against No. 1 receivers. Does that mean cornerback Vontae Davis is enjoying a good season? The answer, says Cian Fahey, is a firm "no."

17 comments, Last at 10 Oct 2014, 6:49pm by Noah Arkadia
Film Room: Orlando Scandrick, Teddy Bridgewater
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Film Room: Orlando Scandrick, Teddy Bridgewater

Cian Fahey breaks down a key cog in Dallas' surprising defense, as well as Minnesota's present quarterback of the future.

5 comments, Last at 02 Oct 2014, 9:02pm by Lance
Film Room: Khalil Mack
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Film Room: Khalil Mack

Khalil Mack hasn't put up big numbers in his first three games, but the rookie might one day turn the whole league on its head.

8 comments, Last at 27 Sep 2014, 2:30pm by theslothook
Film Room: Philip Rivers
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Film Room: Philip Rivers

The "blueprint" the Chargers used to beat the Seahawks? It starts with a Pro Bowl quarterback playing at the absolute top of his game.

7 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2015, 2:37pm by galaxyapple
Film Room: Saints' Defensive Schemes
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Film Room: Saints' Defensive Schemes

Kenny Vaccaro and Jairus Byrd were supposed to form one of the NFL's best safety duos. So why were things so easy for Atlanta on Sunday?

13 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2016, 6:34am by RobertBoes
Film Room: Cordarrelle Patterson
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Film Room: Cordarrelle Patterson

What should we expect from the Vikings receiver in his sophomore season, and what does he need to do to take his game to the next level?

1 comment, Last at 29 Dec 2015, 3:07pm by galaxyapple
Film Room: Eli Manning
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Film Room: Eli Manning

Why did Eli Manning struggle so badly in 2013, and what can he and the Giants do to ensure better results this season?

39 comments, Last at 24 Aug 2014, 3:05pm by Ferguson1015
Four Downs: AFC East
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Four Downs: AFC East

The Dolphins and Jets could use help at linebacker, the Bills still have problems on the offensive line, and the Pats have ... uh ... depth problems?

30 comments, Last at 11 Jun 2014, 7:40am by FireSnake