The NFL’s hopes to increase the number of minority head coaches has gotten off to a rocky start this week with the firings of Brian Flores and David Culley. Their shocking dismissals leave the Steelers’ Mike Tomlin as the one and only Black head coach in the league right now. Culley, 66, who spent more […]
Bills Use Double Twist To Block First Punt Since 2016
Former Special Teams Coordinator Ben Kotwica, breaks down how the Buffalo Bills used a double twist to block their first punt since 2016!
The Key 🔑 to Hiring Head Coaches: Remove All Biases and Start With Objectivity
Former Eagles President Joe Banner, the man who helped hire Andy Reid, discusses how you initiate the head coach hiring process without bias or poor judgement.
Should Players Opt-Out of Bowl Games? From the Perspective Of Players, Coaches and Scouts
When Matt Corral went down with a leg injury early in the Sugar Bowl and returned on crutches with tears in his eyes, many around college football had disparate takes on the events that brought him to this moment. Despite being considered as a potential first-rounder in the 2022 draft class, Corral decided to play […]
What Goes Into Deciding NOT to Make a Head Coach Change and What Are The Ramifications?
The Cardinals Fall From Their Perch Atop the League Was Expected
It is natural to look at the teams at the top of the league at the midway point of the season and expect them to be the Super Bowl contenders, or Super Bowl winners for that year. We have our midseason awards, our power rankings and even our Super Bowl odds, but rarely is it […]
Doug Pederson, Rich Gannon and More On Bryce Young
The 33rd Team group of Insiders discusses Heisman Trophy Winner Bryce Young on the weekly Wednesday meeting. Former Eagles HC Doug Pederson, Former Bears HC Marc Trestman, NFL MVP Rich Gannon, Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum, Former NFL QB Hugh Millen and Former President of The Eagles Joe Banner all discuss the Alabama QB. Is […]
Insiders Network: How to Keep an Eliminated Team Motivated
The 33rd Team’s Insiders Network is a group of former NFL coaches and front-office executives who are here to provide insight and perspective into all things football. Each week during the season, we reach out to members of our Insiders Network to get their thoughts on a topical question. Here is this week’s question: How do you keep a team motivated after […]
The Resurrection Of Chiefs Kingdom: What’s Changed in Kansas City
Let’s take you back to Week 7 in the NFL when the Chiefs had just lost an embarrassing game to the Tennessee Titans in which they scored 3 points, the lowest scoring output in the Patrick Mahomes era. In this game, Patrick Mahomes faced a scary head injury late in the 4th quarter. Since Week […]
Don’t Be Afraid Of Analytics
As a term, analytics has become a sort of lightning rod. It is the enemy of some who actively like seeing it proven wrong. In most cases though, this reaction stems from a mischaracterization and lack of understanding about what it is. Hearing the word should not cause blood pressure to rise, nor should it […]