Schottenheimer: Evaluating Quarterbacks At the NFL Scouting Combine

Schottenheimer: Evaluating Quarterbacks At the NFL Scouting Combine
Your goal as a position coach at the NFL Scouting Combine is to gather as much information as possible on your draftable position players. Each coach has specific things they are looking for. And for me, the critical information was not what most people would think. The following are the four things I needed to […]

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New Orleans Saints Play Salary Cap Gymnastics

New Orleans Saints Play Salary Cap Gymnastics
The NFL’s salary cap is simple in nature, but contract restructures and other strategies must be implemented in order to excel in roster creation. A prime example of this is how the New Orleans Saints have somehow managed to stay under the salary cap for this upcoming season. Entering the offseason, Saints general manager Mickey […]

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What Wins Football Games in Today’s NFL?

What Wins Football Games in Today’s NFL?
At the end of the day, the only sure way to win a football game is by scoring more points than the opposing team. However, there are certain variables within a game that help you more consistently achieve that goal. Mantras like “winning the turnover battle” have been bandied about for decades as keys to […]

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Jameis Winston Ready for Breakout Season With the Saints

Jameis Winston Ready for Breakout Season With the Saints
The comparisons are pretty clear. Vinny Testaverde was the first overall pick in the 1987 draft and Jameis Winston was the first overall pick in the 2015 draft, both taken by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Both had up-and-down careers in Tampa before moving elsewhere. Testaverde went to Cleveland and then Baltimore, where he was let […]

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On the Clock: New Orleans Saints

On the Clock: New Orleans Saints
The New Orleans Saints finished the 2020 season with yet another playoff run, but next season is likely going to look very different for New Orleans due to the expected retirement of future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees. While Brees’ presence will no doubt be missed, head coach Sean Peyton has proven time and […]

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After Stafford-Goff Trade, What’s Next for NFL’s QB Carousel?

After Stafford-Goff Trade, What’s Next for NFL’s QB Carousel?
Earlier this week, we asked Joe Banner about the blockbuster NFL trade that sent Matthew Stafford to the Rams in exchange for Jared Goff and a bevy of draft picks. Amazingly, there is still the possibility of so much movement this offseason among marquee quarterbacks. Here are Banner’s thoughts about some of the players who […]

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