Word of Muth

Dive into the details of offensive line play with a former all-PAC-10 left tackle

Word Of Muth

Word of Muth: First-and-Gag
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Word of Muth: First-and-Gag

In their win over the Broncos last week, the Chargers failed miserably in one goal-line scenario. Ben Muth explains what went right, what went wrong, and why stuffed runs aren't always the offensive line's fault.

3 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2017, 2:36pm by jtr
Word of Muth: Gloom in Green Bay
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Word of Muth: Gloom in Green Bay

While Aaron Rodgers' injury has gotten most of the headlines, Ben Muth finds that maladies on the offensive line might have ruined Green Bay's season no matter who was at quarterback.

9 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2017, 11:25am by Dr. Mooch
Word of Muth: Bad Reputation
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Word of Muth: Bad Reputation

Not much was expected from the New York Giants offensive line this season. Ben Muth watched their game from Week 4 and found they had done little to prove their doubters wrong.

9 comments, Last at 08 Oct 2017, 11:58am by theslothook
Word of Muth: Packers Win Ugly
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Word of Muth: Packers Win Ugly

They looked dominant against Chicago last night, but the Packers had real problems with Cincinnati a week ago. Ben Muth looks at which Packers lineman played worst, why that might not matter going forward, and why analyzing linemen can be so complicated.

6 comments, Last at 02 Oct 2017, 8:35am by big10freak
Word of Muth: Electric Line
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Word of Muth: Electric Line

They didn't get the win against Miami, but the Chargers got great play last weekend from their offensive line -- a rarity in the NFL these days.

13 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2017, 8:35am by garion333
Word of Muth: First Impressions
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Word of Muth: First Impressions

There wasn't much to like about the Giants' offensive line against Dallas. And the problems start at right tackle, not left. Ben Muth explains.

5 comments, Last at 20 Sep 2017, 10:35am by garion333
Word of Muth: 2017 Preview
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Word of Muth: 2017 Preview

Our resident offensive line expert breaks down the three teams he'll be covering this season: the Packers, the Chargers, and the Giants. Is Ereck Flowers really that bad? We seek answers!

13 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2017, 7:34pm by gmoney_714
Word of Muth: Super Bowl Preview
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Word of Muth: Super Bowl Preview

The Falcons and Patriots got to the Super Bowl thanks in part to the excellent play of their offensive lines -- but that doesn't mean they don't have flaws to exploit.

11 comments, Last at 04 Feb 2017, 6:07pm by Andrew Potter
Word of Muth: Falcons Roll Seahawks
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Word of Muth: Falcons Roll Seahawks

While Atlanta's backs and receivers have gotten most of the credit this season, Ben Muth likes what he saw from their offensive line against Seattle -- especially from the guards and center Alex Mack

7 comments, Last at 23 Jan 2017, 2:54am by Vincent Verhei
Word of Muth: Adios, Oakland
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Word of Muth: Adios, Oakland

Our resident offensive line expert says goodbye to one of his favorite teams, as the Raiders' season ends on a down note.

9 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2017, 6:31pm by atworkforu