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Grantland’s Bryan Curtis examines how NBC color commentator Cris Collinsworth watches endless amounts of film to prepare for his broadcasts.
Matt Waldman reminds readers about the qualities a running back needs outside of just carrying the ball, using Christine Michael as an example. Includes links to great resources on the qualities needed to be a RB1.
ESPN’s Mike Reiss reviews the game tape from opening night to analyze the nine receptions Butler allowed on Brown, to find that up until the final drive, Butler had held Brown to just 80 yards on the night.
Luke Easterling, at Draft Breakdown, takes a look at the best 1 on 1 matchups in college football for week 2, highlighting potential to analyze some of the 2016 draft’s best prospects.
Aaron Randle at Complex Sports profiles Travis Kelce, the loud, flashy, and cocky tight end for Kansas City, who despite his public persona is serious and putting in work to become one of the game’s top players.
The St. Louis Rams have the youngest team in the NFL. The Wall Street Journal’s Kevin Clark writes that the Rams have embraced the youth movement, adjusting how they teach young players to meet the millennials on their own turf.
In the Washington Post, Adam Kilgore writes that Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, while elusive personally, leaves his public legacy to be defined by others.
Harry Minium profiles the soft-spoken, underestimated, and determined engine of the Old Dominion University offense: Ray Lawry.
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