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…

Steven Hauschka’s Extra Point Conundrum

Longer extra points have been a major storyline throughout the 2015 season, with what had once…

A Tale of Two Kicks: Stephen Gostkowski and Long-Distance Field Goals

Kickers are a streaky bunch, with even the best being prone to stretches of uncertain accuracy.…

The Cleveland Browns Special Teams Disaster

Some weeks, finding interesting topics can be a challenge. Week 12 of the 2015 NFL season…

FROM THE ARCHIVES: New York Jets Kickoff Return: Failure Is An Option

The New York Jets tried to use new acquisition Percy Harvin to execute a spectacular special…

The Bengals Cedric Peerman Is A Kickoff Wrecking Ball

The Cincinnati Bengals Cedric Peerman is a kickoff wrecking ball and coverage extraordinaire. Celebrating touchdowns and…

When A Squib Kick Goes Wrong

The squib kick is the least majestic of all kicks. It does not travel as high…

Danny Amendola’s Unexpected Return Gets Patriots Back in Game

Punt return units typically employ one of two general strategies – devote resources to an all-out…

The Falcons Inside Wall Punt Return Finally Thwarted By Punter

Wall returns are relatively common in the NFL, with the punt return team setting up a…

Kicking The Data: NFL Extra Points At The Halfway Mark

Chuck Zodda examined the impact that longer extra points had on NFL kickers after Week 4,…

Are NFL Kickers Worse Than Ever?

Much has been made of the supposed plight of the kicker, with a number of pundits…

Jets Onside Kick Gets Through New England Hands Team

The New York Jets traveled to Foxboro looking to take down the New England Patriots and…

Saints Fake Field Goal Takes Advantage of Colts Alignment

The New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts have underperformed expectations this season and needed the win…

Detroits Lions Run A Textbook Fake Punt

It has been a busy season for special teams. There have been blocked punts, punters scrambling…

Colts Leave Barn Door Open on Swinging Gate Fake Punt

The matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots last night saw more of Pat…

Déjà Vu: Saints Blocked Punt With Steve Gleason In Stands

It has been a busy season for special teams. Fake punts, exciting returns, and now a…