Charles McDonald's Archive

Four Downs: AFC North

While the Steelers need pass-rushers, everyone else in this division needs more blockers. The Browns in particular face the difficult task of replacing a Hall of Fame left tackle in Joe Thomas.

May 21, 11:35 am ET
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May 21, 11:35 am ET
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Four Downs: NFC South

Everyone in this division needs defensive help -- everyone, that is, except the Panthers, who have been in desperate need of wide receivers since Steve Smith was at his peak.

February 27, 5:54 pm ET
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February 27, 5:54 pm ET
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Futures: Roquan Smith

In the pass-happy world of the NFL in 2018, it takes a very special player to make an impact as an inside linebacker. The reigning Butkus Award winner is just such a player. Charles McDonald shows why.

February 14, 12:30 pm ET
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February 14, 12:30 pm ET
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Film Room: Falcons Defense

In 2016, it was Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, and the offense that carried the Falcons on a playoff run. Charles McDonald shows how the defense has done a lot more of the heavy lifting in the second half of the 2017 season.

January 11, 5:08 pm ET
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January 11, 5:08 pm ET
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