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2012 Play-Action, Defense
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2012 Play-Action, Defense

The Saints and Ravens are among the teams that struggled the most against play-action passes in 2012.

20 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2015, 1:40pm by galaxyapple
2012 Play-Action, Offense
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2012 Play-Action, Offense

Which offenses were the best and worst with play-action passes in 2012? Robert Griffin's effect was obvious in Washington.

22 comments, Last at 23 Jul 2013, 9:28pm by HailToST21
Matching Up to 11
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Matching Up to 11

11 personnel has become the most common formation of the day. What can we learn from its growth? How do specific teams match up to it?

26 comments, Last at 19 Jun 2013, 8:32am by Dean
Worst Cornerback Charting Stats 2012
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Worst Cornerback Charting Stats 2012

DeAngelo Hall? Of course he's there. But which highly thought of corners also joined him in putting up ugly charting statistics this season?

45 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2015, 1:47pm by galaxyapple
Best Cornerback Charting Stats 2012
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Best Cornerback Charting Stats 2012

Two cornerbacks have finished in the top 10 for fewest yards allowed twice in the past three years. One of them is a Jets cornerback. No, not that one.

24 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2015, 1:56pm by galaxyapple
Clean Up on Aisle 2012
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Clean Up on Aisle 2012

Not all tackles are created equal. Which defenders this year did the most to stop receivers after the catch -- especially when they weren't actually covering that receiver themselves?

9 comments, Last at 29 Feb 2016, 3:52am by lettre
Special Teams Tackles 2012
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Special Teams Tackles 2012

Lorenzo Alexander, Matthew Slater, and the other top special-teams playmakers of 2012.

6 comments, Last at 24 Jun 2013, 11:30am by bengt
Aggressiveness Index Revisited
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Aggressiveness Index Revisited

Who stole Bill Belichick's cojones in 2012, and are they the same people who stole Mike Smith's cojones? Here are Aggressiveness Index numbers for all head coaches in 2012 plus an added bonus: updated career AI numbers for the top 84 head coaches going back to 1991.

48 comments, Last at 03 Jun 2013, 10:31pm by nat
Broken Tackles 2012: Defense
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Broken Tackles 2012: Defense

Leading our tally of broken tackles by defenders in 2012: Michael Griffin, Ed Reed, and lots and lots of Philadelphia Eagles.

29 comments, Last at 15 May 2013, 1:09am by LionInAZ
Broken Tackles 2012: Offense
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Broken Tackles 2012: Offense

LeSean McCoy and Adrian Peterson top our list of broken tackles by offensive players in 2012. It was also a good year for rookies, and not a very good year for Beanie Wells.

41 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2015, 1:26pm by galaxyapple