The 2022 draft produced one of the more heralded rookie wide receiver classes the NFL has seen in a long time, and the spotlight remains squarely on this talented group. No draft in NFL history has had as many wide receivers drafted in the top 20 overall as we saw this year. With six receivers […]
Former NFL coach Eric Mangini believes the New England Patriots offense could be in for some growing pains in the post-Josh McDaniels era. Mangini discusses the distinct difference between calling offensive and defensive plays, and how quarterback Mac Jones could be affected.
“The flow of the game, calling the game, making in-game adjustments, the depth of knowledge — that’s where my biggest concern is,” Mangini said.
When thinking about the NFL teams with the greatest legacy at each offensive position, does the Rams’ timeline of continuous stars at running back from Dickerson, to Bettis, to Faulk, to Jackson, to Gurley come to mind? Which teams have the greatest legacy for quarterbacks? Some younger fans reading this haven’t been alive during a […]
Signing a second contract in the NFL can be an indication a player has earned their place in the league. While extensive analysis is conducted on college players in the build up to the draft, there’s no verified method to determine whether a prospect is going to stick around long term or not. It’s why […]
It was a valiant surge toward the goal line. Carson Wentz, then the quarterback of the 10-2 2017 Philadelphia Eagles, who were trading knockout blows in the throes of a war in the L.A. Coliseum, found a glimmer of daylight between two ill-intentioned defenders. Without hesitation, and with certainty of impending pain, Wentz propelled himself […]
At the start of every offseason, the NFL becomes united in a common purpose: getting better. Of course, teams frequently disagree on how best to attack this goal. Teams such as the Packers prefer to build through the draft while others are willing to spend enormous amounts in free agency. At an even more granular […]
If you ask any Ravens fan what it was like watching the team play week-in and week-out in 2021, they’ll tell you how many years were taken off their life. In that season alone, the Ravens played 11 games that were either decided by three points or less or overtime, which is the most out […]
Study by Jamie Kelly In Part 1 of this series, we ran over the rationale for this study of high-profile NFL Free Agent transactions between 2015-2019, the methodology that was used, and presented the results for Quarterback, Running Back, Wide Receiver, and Tight End. In Part 2, we’ll be focusing on the Offensive and Defensive […]
Speaking on The 33rd Team Huddle this week, former NFL Head Coach Chris Palmer succinctly stated how rare franchise quarterbacks are when he said, “There are 330 million people in the United States, and we can’t find 32 who can play quarterback in the NFL.” As sobering as that may be for front offices, coaching […]
While conversations about college football recruiting typically revolve around which 5-star prospects will play where, few schools are truly able to compete with the likes of Alabama, Ohio State and Texas A&M for the nation’s top prospects on a yearly basis. Other programs that may have smaller recruiting budgets or less clout are forced to […]