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2014 Pressure Plays: Quarterbacks
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2014 Pressure Plays: Quarterbacks

Ben Roethlisberger's ability to perform under a heavy pass rush remains critical to Pittsburgh's offensive success.

21 comments, Last at 29 Jun 2015, 1:29pm by dank067
2014 Play-Action Defense
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2014 Play-Action Defense

We look at pass defense against play-action compared to defense against other passes in 2014. Is a strong pass rush key to a good defense against the play fake?

16 comments, Last at 28 Jun 2015, 4:07pm by OSS117
2014 Play-Action Offense
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2014 Play-Action Offense

If you did something better than any other team in the NFL, wouldn't you do that thing as often as you could? Not if you're the San Diego Chargers.

26 comments, Last at 24 Jun 2015, 7:43pm by Bobman
Worst CB Charting Stats (and More on the Best)
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Worst CB Charting Stats (and More on the Best)

A second look at 2014 pass coverage numbers casts the identity of football's best cornerback in doubt, but also exposes the worst corners in the NFL.

56 comments, Last at 20 Jun 2015, 6:44pm by LionInAZ
Best Cornerback Stats 2014
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Best Cornerback Stats 2014

When it comes to No. 1 corners, a familiar name was No. 1 in 2014.

48 comments, Last at 06 Jun 2015, 4:19pm by chemical burn
Broken Tackles 2014: Defenses
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Broken Tackles 2014: Defenses

Our look at broken tackles shows that Lavonte David deserves to play in the Pro Bowl and the Patriots were a perfect matchup for Seattle in the Super Bowl, while the Giants experienced wildly different results on either side of the ball.

20 comments, Last at 28 Jan 2017, 2:19am by Franz
Broken Tackles 2014: Offenses
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Broken Tackles 2014: Offenses

There's a good chance that somebody reading this right now tried and failed to tackle Marshawn Lynch last year.

40 comments, Last at 25 May 2015, 5:59pm by Grendel13G
2014 Incomplete Pass Breakdown: Receivers
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2014 Incomplete Pass Breakdown: Receivers

The receiver with the most uncatchable targets isn't happy about getting a new quarterback? Our 2014 incompletion study shifts to receivers. Find out who had the most drops and which rookie was missed all over the field.

30 comments, Last at 12 May 2015, 12:15pm by tuluse
2014 Incomplete Pass Breakdown: Passers
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2014 Incomplete Pass Breakdown: Passers

One maligned signal caller was still deadly accurate in 2014. Another had the most drops despite his luck. We broke down every incompletion in 2014. Find out where your team's passer is missing the mark.

73 comments, Last at 15 May 2015, 9:16pm by chemical burn
2015 NFL Draft Report Card Report
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2015 NFL Draft Report Card Report

This year's most polarizing draft belongs to Arizona, whose future will hinge on players like Northern Iowa runner David Johnson. Join us for a look at the best, the worst, and the weirdest picks of 2015.

71 comments, Last at 11 May 2015, 12:22pm by tuluse