Near the end of whatever we’re calling the display of offensive football the Bears produced Monday night in a 24-10 loss to the Rams, ESPN commentator Brian Griese attempted to pull back the curtain a bit on Chicago’s offensive struggles in the passing game, causing a bit of a stir on NFL Twitter. Griese says […]
There were 11 quarterbacks selected in the 2019 NFL Draft, five of which attempted at least 150 passes last season. Of those quarterbacks, four were selected in the top-50 with the lone exception being Jacksonville Jaguars sixth-round pick Gardner Minshew. Minshew was drafted to back up newly signed quarterback Nick Foles, but Minshew ended up […]
Gardner Minshew was the most pleasant surprise of the rookie class of quarterbacks in 2019. He played in 14 games, completed nearly 61% of his passes, hit the 7.0 yards-per-attempt threshold and tossed 21 touchdowns to just six picks. He mostly didn’t play like a sixth-round pick, yet there were a few games in which his […]
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.
Last week, Zach Ertz was held below 40 yards for just the fourth time this season but the second consecutive week. Before these two games (in which he managed to pull in just 8 of his 15 targets), Ertz was on pace to finish with 124 receptions, which would have put him at fifth-most in a season all-time. He is now on pace for 115, which would still put him in the top 20 for receptions in a season and break Jason Witten’s single-season record for receptions by a tight end (110).