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Cover-3: Another Brick in the (Rookie) Wall
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Cover-3: Another Brick in the (Rookie) Wall

In this week's Cover-3, Doug Farrar looks at the early returns on three more first-round investments: Jason Smith, Brian Orakpo, and Vontae Davis.

21 comments, Last at 30 Aug 2009, 9:23am by Dice
Cover-3: The First Shall Be First
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Cover-3: The First Shall Be First

Doug Farrar evaluates the debuts of three first-round players -- Jeremy Maclin, Michael Oher, and Donald Brown -- expected to make immediate contributions to their new teams.

23 comments, Last at 24 Aug 2009, 1:28pm by bingo762
Cover-3: Requiem for a QB Killa
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Cover-3: Requiem for a QB Killa

In the return of Cover-3, Doug Farrar presents an overdue tribute to the late Jim Johnson, reviewing the strategies Johnson devised to stop Michael Vick, Ben Roethlisberger, and Kurt Warner.

19 comments, Last at 20 Aug 2009, 9:26am by Karl K
Cover-3: Drive All Night
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Cover-3: Drive All Night

This year's final Cover-3 details the three drives that made the difference in Super Bowl XLIII. In the end, it was Ben Roethlisberger's ability to one-up Kurt Warner's best work that made "Sixburgh" a word to remember.

36 comments, Last at 13 Apr 2009, 3:45pm by Brandon
Cover-3: The Final Countdown
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Cover-3: The Final Countdown

Mere days away from Super Bowl XLIII, it's time to ask (and hopefully answer) a few more matchup questions. Which Steelers linebacker is most dangerous right now? Who is Arizona's secret weapon in pass coverage? And where in the world is Mewelde Moore?

19 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2009, 4:35pm by Key19
Cover-3: Cardinals/Steelers
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Cover-3: Cardinals/Steelers

With the Conference Championships decided, Cover-3 explores Arizona's surprising offensive line, recaps the feel-good story that is Adrian Wilson, and sets the table for the Great Pittsburgh Holding Conspiracy.

30 comments, Last at 27 Jan 2009, 7:07pm by Spielman
Cover-3: Conference Championship Edition
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Cover-3: Conference Championship Edition

With the entrants down to four, it’s time once again to look at three key aspects of the upcoming games. Why did the Ravens back off in Week 15? Why did the Giants lose the ability to convert? And do the Cardinals have a chance of stopping Brian Westbrook?

14 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2009, 4:34pm by Pat (filler)
Cover-3: Divisional Playoff Edition
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Cover-3: Divisional Playoff Edition

Doug Farrar heads back to the film room to see what games from Weeks 5, 14, and the Wild Card round tell us about Tennessee's offensive line, Eagles linebacker Stewart Bradley, and Arizona's run defense.

15 comments, Last at 09 Jan 2009, 2:22am by Doug Farrar
Cover-3: Wild-Card Edition
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Cover-3: Wild-Card Edition

This week's Cover-3 looks at Wild Card matchups based on games from Weeks 7, 12, and 17. Should Miami bag the Wildcat? Can LT2 outrun a Bullitt? And what is Philly's secret weapon?

14 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2009, 5:12pm by Doug Farrar
Cover-3: Middlemen
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Cover-3: Middlemen

In this week's Cover-3: The Ravens finally run to daylight, Jason Jones impresses as a sub, and the Giants' offensive line amazes once again.

6 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2008, 2:23am by morganja