Paul Burmeister

Paul Burmeister

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Pre-Snap Read: Why Tua, Dolphins Could Give Bills Fits

Just like that, Miami Dolphins second-year quarterback Tua Tagovailoa finds himself a star in the NFL’s most attractive matchup of Week 3.  Four hundred-plus passing with 6 touchdowns, and a date with an undefeated division rival – which happens to have the league’s best quarterback – can accelerate you down that path.  OK, the Tom […]

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Brilliance of Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence Starting to Shine

Trevor Lawrence was sharper than he’s ever been in Week 2 against Indianapolis, producing the highest rating of his young NFL career. I took it as a good reason to dust off my limited but meaningful to me Trevor Lawrence history. My work at NBC Sports has allowed me to call a high school showcase […]

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Do the Pittsburgh Steelers Have a Mitch Trubisky Problem?

There’s no shame in being 1-1 right now; more than half the teams in the NFL are one up and one down. But, the Steelers’ brand of early-season .500 football has raised a few eyebrows since they are scoring so few points. Through the first two weeks, Pittsburgh’s offense has produced only 2 touchdowns while […]

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Film Study: Protection Paved Way for Jameis Winston’s Heroics

When the NFL schedule was released in May, I smiled when I saw Atlanta vs. New Orleans in Week 1. The likelihood of Jameis Winston vs. Marcus Mariota – seven years after Tampa Bay took Winston with the first overall pick in the draft and Tennessee took Mariota with the second – reminded me of […]

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Pre-Snap Read: Week 1 Features Spicy QB Storylines

Editor’s note: Paul Burmeister, former Iowa starting quarterback and current radio voice of Notre Dame Football, will provide insights into NFL games each week, with a sharp focus on the league’s signal-callers. This is his Week 1 installment of what we’re calling the Pre-Snap Read.   Week 1 Thursday, Sept. 8 Bills at Rams | […]

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