Man overboard! Why defenses are getting killed in man coverage

One of the most egregious and eventually most fireable offenses any coach can make is to roll headlong into a new NFL trend without the personnel to make it work. For the rare Bill Belichicks of the world who change their modus operandi from year to year (heck, from week to week and drive to drive ) […]

The Lions play more man coverage than anybody else. Why are they so bad at it?

Last season, the two teams that played the most man coverage were the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots. Each team put man concepts on the field on 54% of their defensive snaps, per Sports Info Solutions. Not a surprise in that Lions head coach Matt Patricia used to be Bill Belichick’s defensive coordinator, […]

On Nick Foles’ Now- Annual Resurgence

Another year, another late-season Carson Wentz injury forcing Nick Foles back into the spotlight. The Eagles squeaked into the last spot in the NFC playoffs thanks to Foles regaining his form from the end of last season. It’s a fascinating turn of events after he looked like he had turned into a pumpkin earlier in the season.

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