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NFL Offenses need to Get Retro

Posted 10-08-2022 at 09:56 AM by neugey

Following a lousy Thursday Night Football game, people are starting to wonder what's wrong with offenses in the NFL this season. Are NFL defenses truly that good?


To some extent, yes. The athleticism and range of defensive players in the NFL has never been better across the board. Quarterbacks are having a harder time than usual picking apart zone defenses. Zone coverage, especially the Tampa 2 style, has become much more effective than we've seen in a long time, possibly...
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The NFL Has a Sports Medicine Problem (fixed)

Posted 10-01-2022 at 10:07 AM by neugey

After seeing the Tua concussion on Thursday Night Football and listening to a lot of media members speak on the topic, it seems like there is a lot of tunnel vision right now with everyone fixated on solving concussions. It was indeed a scary injury, and I hope Tua will be okay. But due to recency bias, I feel people aren't seeing that the events of this last week are a symptom of a bigger medical problem in the NFL.

I'm not going to be afraid to take big swings in this blog, because...
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Sanity Zone March 3, 2022 Misunderstanding Oil

Posted 03-03-2022 at 03:48 PM by xan

Hi all, it's been a LONG time since I posted to my blog. Lot's of factors, but that's in the past. Hopefully some of you will participate in a discussion in the comments section.


At this writing, US consumption of petroleum based products for energy purposes (as opposed to some of the non-energy chemicals like plastics and fertilizers) is roughly 97% of total output. That means that all other sources make up 3%. Solar, wind, nukular (hah) and geothermal are a growing, but...
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2022 NFL Draft: Draft Prospects, Scouting

Posted 02-01-2022 at 03:37 PM by K Major

Quote:
Literally means NOTHING.

Brian Bellichick had a similar impression of Mac Jones at private workout.

A month later, the Patriots selected him #1.
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2021 New Orleans Saints Rebuild - Quarterback

Posted 01-18-2021 at 09:56 PM by jeanpierre
Updated 01-18-2021 at 10:06 PM by jeanpierre

2021 New Orleans Saints are, as of the time of composing this blog, ($95,050,739) over the anticipated salary cap, per Over The Cap | 2021 New Orleans Saints; and that's before the first snap of the season...

Well there's obviously a lot of work to be done, and it'll start with getting this team under the cap to be compliant with the NFL Salary Cap...

The obvious elephant is the room is will Drew Brees be with this team in 2021? From all indications at this point,
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