Longer Extra Points in the NFL Through Week 4

Last May, Chuck Zodda examined the rule change that pushed extra points from the 2-yard line…

Derek Carr Finds Amari Cooper On The Deep Comeback Route

The NFL passing game is complex. Mark Schofield shows how quarterback Derek Carr finds Amari Cooper, and why that’s a reason for…

The New England Patriots Wham Schemes

The New England Patriots have coasted into their bye week with a spotless record, largely due…

NFL Fantasy Preview: The Washington Defense of Knighton and Robinson

Each week, Mark Schofield watches a lot of tape. This makes him a force to be…

Matthew Slater Snuffs Out The Jacksonville Fake Punt

Through the first three weeks, the 2015 NFL season has been full of exciting special teams…

NFL Preview: Devonta Freeman Against the Texans Linebackers

The Houston Texans and all-world defensive lineman J.J. Watt travel to take on the undefeated Atlanta Falcons in NFL Week 4. Dave…

NFL Preview: The Unstoppable Julio Jones

The Atlanta Falcons, under new coach Dan Quinn, are off to a fast start but they…

NFL Scheme Review: Eagles Minor Tweaks In The Running Game

The Philadelphia Eagles escaped an 0-3 start with a win over the New York Jets. Mark…

Colts Punter Pat McAfee Runs A Fake Punt: Designed or Improvised?

Special teams play is a major factor in the outcome of games each week. Chuck Zodda…

NFL Big Play Week 3: Phillip Dorsett Paid Dividends

The Indianapolis Colts avoided dropping to 0-3 by defeating the Tennessee Titans after falling behind in…

NFL Turnover Week 3: Turnovers And Momentum

Despite the cliche, games are rarely decided in one play. However, turnovers and momentum have more than a…

NFL Drive Week 3: Raiders Punching One In

The NFL drive of Week 3 came just before halftime as the Cleveland Browns hosted Oakland…

NFL Film Review: How Colin Kaepernick Ended Up In Quicksand

Everyone has a bad day at the office. Unfortunately for quarterbacks, their bad days play out…

Tavon Austin’s Week 1 Touchdown: Seahawks Flunk Punt Coverage 101

Tavon Austin returned a punt for a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks. The reason? Poor use of…

NFL Review Week 3: Dalton and Green Answer

NFL Week 3 featured many blowouts and just a few close, competitive games. The clash between…

ITP Glossary: Coverage Lanes

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to scramble drill, commentators rarely get to explain…