Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs is doing things only the forgotten stars of the early-1960s AFL have done before. Mike Tanier explains just why his achievements are so remarkable. Plus, an examination of what's crippling the Carolina Panthers offense and all the Packers-Cardinals parlays and props you could ask for (and then some).
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What do Kirk Cousins, Dan Marino, and Peyton Manning have in common? Not much, unless you design benchmarks specifically to place Cousins in elite company! Walkthrough dives through the databases to position Dak Prescott, Josh Allen and others among history's all-time greats. Plus, an examination of how the Pittsburgh Steelers stack up coming out of their bye, and the Jets finally take their turn in Tank Watch.
Lots of stats and breakdowns in this one, followed by Sean McVay jokes. And while it was sad to see the Eagles' run end, the thought of Brady v. Foles II, and all of the magical thinking that would inspire, filled me with a mix of awe, enthusiasm and dread.
Featuring a real-time diary of what it was like trying to keep track of the Wild Card race (and rooting for the Eagles) on Sunday.
Merry Christmas to those who celebrate! This is the most pessimistic thing you will read today.
Aaron Schatz drops by this week to talk about Lamar Jackson's DVOA and DYAR! Hall of Famer Rod Woodson also drops by to talk NFL defense. It's a must-read Digest!
Lamar Jackson: Threat or Menace? This week's Digest also features almost no gruesome footage of Alex Smith or the Philadelphia Eagles.
Featuring a very special segment this week: "How to Tell When an NFL Coach is Lying."