Exploring the Many Layers of Cutting NFL Rosters to 53 Players

Exploring the Many Layers of Cutting NFL Rosters to 53 Players
No explanation of the cut to 53 is possible without first explaining the categories of eligibility in which players must be placed to define their regular-season eligibility and pay status. The following is a short description of those categories: Active: The player is on the 53-man roster. He’s eligible to play, which is modified only […]

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Week 2 Is the Most Important Week of Preseason

In this video, former NFL coach Eric Mangini explains why the second preseason game is the most vital for NFL teams. He explains how this weekend is the most important because it’s often referred to as the dress rehearsal.

He mentions how this is a normal progression for most teams and how the early days of camp are about teaching the core concepts and incorporating concepts you are carrying through to the season. It’s also a time to incorporate the new players coming into the franchise. Mangini emphasizes how using the dress rehearsal to work on game flow and game planning is important for any NFL team and coaching staff. 

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