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Film Room: Marcus Mariota
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Film Room: Marcus Mariota

The Tennessee passer has shown the talents of a franchise quarterback -- so why are the Titans so reluctant to build their team around his strengths?

13 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2016, 7:56pm by ramirez
Film Room: K.C.'s Playoff Odds
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Film Room: K.C.'s Playoff Odds

The eventual AFC champion will probably need to win in New England. Cian Fahey shows how the Chiefs have the defense to get that done.

12 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2016, 1:36pm by Winterguard78
Film Room: Minnesota Meltdown
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Film Room: Minnesota Meltdown

Eight weeks ago, the Vikings were undefeated and ranked No. 1 in DVOA. Now they're 6-6 and probably done. What went wrong?

32 comments, Last at 10 Dec 2016, 10:42am by Bright Blue Shorts
Film Room: Clowney and Beasley
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Film Room: Clowney and Beasley

Cian Fahey finds plenty to like in two of the league's most dynamic young edge players -- and room for improvement as well.

2 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2016, 4:23pm by jtr
Film Room: Ryan Tannehill
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Film Room: Ryan Tannehill

The Dolphins quarterback -- and his coach -- have shown that sunny days are ahead in Miami's future.

8 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2016, 8:01pm by Richie
Film Room: Tyrod Taylor
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Film Room: Tyrod Taylor

The Bills' quarterback can be frustrating to watch, but as Cian Fahey explains, few quarterbacks in the league are blessed with such natural athleticism and poise.

5 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2016, 9:28am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin
Film Room: Ezekiel Elliott
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Film Room: Ezekiel Elliott

The Cowboys rookie isn't just benefitting from playing behind a dominant offensive line. If anything, he's making his linemen look better by covering their mistakes.

8 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2016, 1:40pm by Hang50
Film Room: Seahawks vs. Cardinals
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Film Room: Seahawks vs. Cardinals

Lost in the discussion of blocked punts and missed kicks following Sunday night's tie was that the defenders for both Seattle and Arizona were playing out of their minds.

13 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2016, 12:21pm by mrwalterisgod
Film Room: Odell Beckham, Jr.
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Film Room: Odell Beckham, Jr.

You can talk about the penalties if you want to. We would rather focus on some of the best plays you'll see from a wide receiver on an NFL field.

8 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2016, 9:34am by billprudden
Film Room: Terrelle Pryor
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Film Room: Terrelle Pryor

The Browns' converted quarterback has become a successful wide receiver, and as Cian Fahey explains, he's not just doing it with raw athletic talent -- he's showing the kind of technique that some first-rounders lack.

4 comments, Last at 13 Oct 2016, 9:39pm by lokiwi