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Under Pressure

Under Pressure: Super Bowl Lines
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Under Pressure: Super Bowl Lines

How did New England find the right combination of offensive linemen this season, and where are Seattle's biggest weaknesses in pass protection?

23 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2015, 5:36am by Insancipitory
Under Pressure: The Top Rookie Pass Rusher
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Under Pressure: The Top Rookie Pass Rusher

J.J. Cooper takes a moment to celebrate the one first-round lineman this year who is actually having a good rookie season.

6 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2016, 5:51am by pokem23
Under Pressure: Carolina's Sorry Season
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Under Pressure: Carolina's Sorry Season

Only one team has given up more sacks than Carolina. Who's responsible? Pretty much everyone.

Under Pressure: In Praise of Watt
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Under Pressure: In Praise of Watt

Modern technology lets any fan view every play of an all-time great. And that makes J.J. Cooper very happy.

14 comments, Last at 14 Feb 2015, 4:56am by atworkforu
Under Pressure: Letting Ben Down
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Under Pressure: Letting Ben Down

As usual, the Steelers find themselves with one of the highest sack rates in the league. This year, though, it might not be Ben Roethlisberger's fault.

4 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2014, 10:21pm by Jerry
Under Pressure: Overpaid and Underperforming
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Under Pressure: Overpaid and Underperforming

Matt Kalil leads J.J. Cooper's list of offensive linemen whose performances are not living up to their contracts.

7 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2014, 11:15am by Dr. Mooch
Under Pressure: Jacksonville's Sorry Tradition
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Under Pressure: Jacksonville's Sorry Tradition

J.J. Cooper examines the latest sad tale in Jacksonville's horrid offensive line legacy, and breaks down sack data from the past two weeks.

6 comments, Last at 30 Sep 2014, 2:51am by Jerry
Under Pressure: Trouble in Foxborough
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Under Pressure: Trouble in Foxborough

Most expected New England's line to struggle after the loss of Logan Mankins, but J.J. Cooper says the Patriots have other concerns.

5 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2014, 2:07pm by

Under Pressure's Super Bowl Preview

The Seahawks finished dead last in Adjusted Sack Rate, and the Broncos finished first. What does a season of data tell us about the quarterbacks and their offensive line play?

3 comments, Last at 26 Mar 2015, 9:41am by richardfg7
Under Pressure: The Ansah
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Under Pressure: The Ansah

Ezekiel Ansah found himself near the end of the season, and his talent became very evident. Plus: we hand out the awards for shortest and longest sacks of the year!

11 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2014, 11:44am by MaestroJFK