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, 2018, 11:35 am ET
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May 21, 2018, 11:35 am ET
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Futures: Lamar Jackson

If you think the Louisville product doesn't have franchise quarterback potential, or that he needs to switch positions, then you're not paying attention to the film. Charles McDonald explains.

February 28, 2018, 3:39 pm ET
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February 28, 2018, 3:39 pm 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, 2018, 5:54 pm ET
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February 27, 2018, 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, 2018, 12:30 pm ET
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February 14, 2018, 12:30 pm ET
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Film Room: Eagles Offense

Turns out the loss of Carson Wentz was not the end of Philadelphia's season after all. Charles McDonald shows how Doug Pederson has put backup Nick Foles in position to win a Super Bowl.

January 25, 2018, 5:06 pm ET
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January 25, 2018, 5:06 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, 2018, 5:08 pm ET
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January 11, 2018, 5:08 pm ET
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