One Key Mistake From The Panthers Punt Unit

The Carolina Panthers punt coverage team, centered around big-leg punter Brad Nortman, appears pedestrian by most statistical measures. Chuck Zodda looks at how box score scouting can be affected by one big mistake from the Panthers punt unit. Brad Nortman ranked just 18th in gross average and 17th in net average this season. The Panthers…

Introducing Chandler Catanzaro: The NFL’s Next Great Kicker Is Already Here

Kickers can be difficult to predict, with variance among the most accurate kickers from year to year. Chuck Zodda reviewed the tape on rising star Chandler Catanzaro, whose big leg and clean mechanics put him on track to join the upper echelon of kickers. Chandler Catanzaro went undrafted out of Clemson in 2014 despite a career in which he missed just two…

Do Your Job: Eagles Punt Block Exploited Patriots Protection

The New England Patriots like to talk about doing your job in all three phases, but multiple special teams breakdowns led to their loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. We made Chuck Zodda flip a coin, so here’s the breakdown on how the Eagles punt block exploited Patriots protection scheme. With only seconds remaining in the first half,…