Marc Trestman discusses the Kansas City Chiefs‘ resourcefulness and ingenuity with Jade McCarthy, breaking down a play the Chiefs ran in Super Bowl LVII that hadn’t been used in the NFL in nearly 30 years.
Bradberry Holding Call in Super Bowl LVII Like ‘Going 65 in a 60 MPH Zone’
Philadelphia Eagles cornerback James Bradberry admitted that he held Kansas City Chiefs receiver Juju Smith-Schuster in a pivotal play at the end of Super Bowl LVII. Joe Thomas and Mitchell Schwartz liken Bradberry’s penalty to going 65 MPH in a 60 MPH zone — it’s illegal, but is it enough to warrant a penalty?
Chiefs’ Andrew Wylie Defied Expectations in Super Bowl LVII
Edge Haason Reddick was supposed to dominate tackle Andrew Wylie and give the Philadelphia Eagles a significant advantage over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LVII. Wylie didn’t seem to care what was supposed to happen. He dominated instead, and Joe Thomas and Mitchell Schwartz discuss what his performance meant for the Chiefs’ game plan and […]
Chiefs Were Ready for Poor Field Conditions at Super Bowl, Eagles Were Not
Kansas City takes time to prepare for what the field conditions might be like every week, and the Chiefs’ Super Bowl LVII preparations were likely no different. Mitchell Schwartz and Joe Thomas discuss why the Kansas City Chiefs were ready for a slippery field and the Philadelphia Eagles were not.
NFL Players Should Take Responsibility, Not Blame Field Conditions
Much has been made of the poor condition of the field at Glendale, Ariz., for Super Bowl LVII and how it might have impacted the game. Mitchell Schwartz and Joe Thomas have experience playing on shoddy NFL grass, and they agree players shouldn’t use the field as an excuse for not performing up to standards.
Bradberry’s Accountability Showed Great Leadership for Eagles
Former NFL coach Marc Trestman discusses the importance of Philadelphia Eagles cornerback James Bradberry owning up to his tug on Kansas City Chiefs receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster‘s jersey on the Super Bowl’s final drive. There is a lesson in there for all of us.
Jalen Hurts Showed Football World Humility Is Sign of Strength
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts gave the NFL world a masterclass in leadership after the Super Bowl. Marc Trestman speaks with Jade McCarthy, breaking down what we can learn from Hurts’ postgame comments and what it tells us about Hurts as a leader.
Travis Kelce’s Feel for Coverage Made Him Unstoppable in Playoffs
Only Jerry Rice has more postseason touchdown catches than Travis Kelce‘s 16. The tight end’s feel for defensive coverages and understanding of where Patrick Mahomes wants him to be at all times is what has made him such an elite option in the playoffs.
Super Bowl LVII Playing Surface Was ‘Totally Unacceptable’
Super Bowl LVII between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles was an exciting game, but the field conditions have created some concerns. Players slipped, were forced to change cleats and workers hustled to fix patches after the halftime performance. Rich Gannon says the NFL has to do better for the biggest game of the […]
Chiefs’ Bolton, Toney Were Unsung Heroes of Super Bowl LVII
Two of the most impactful plays in Super Bowl LVII would not have been possible without two of Kansas City’s most underrated weapons. Rich Gannon explains why the Chiefs could not have won their second Super Bowl in four years without big plays from versatile linebacker Nick Bolton and elusive receiver — and returner — […]