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 Archibald has a two-part preview, focusing on the unstoppable Julio Jones in Part 1 and here, on the matchup between Devonta Freeman against the Texans linebackers. Freeman of the Hour While the back end of the Texans defense is…

Air Force vs. Navy Preview: AF Falcons Base Option

The Air Force Academy meets the Naval Academy, both bringing an interesting twist on the option running game. Mark Schofield has a four-part preview of the matchup, from both sides, starting with the Falcons base option. The service academies offer a unique college football rivalry: these schools meet on the field knowing they’ll be teammates off it after graduation.…

Air Force vs. Navy Preview: AF Falcons Option Wrinkles

The Air Force Academy meets the Naval Academy on the football field, each bringing an inventive rushing attack based on the option. Mark Schofield has a four-part preview of the running game matchup, continuing with the AF Falcons option wrinkles. Familiarity breeds contempt in college football rivalries, but not when it comes to the service academies. These schools…

Air Force at Navy Preview: The Midshipmen Rushing Attack

The Air Force Academy meets the Naval Academy on the football field, each bringing an option-based rushing attack. Mark Schofield’s four-part preview of these running games continues with a look at the Midshipmen rushing attack. There are few college football rivalries like those among the service academies. These schools fight on the football field knowing…

Air Force vs. Navy Preview: When Navy Takes To The Air

The Air Force Academy meets the Naval Academy on Saturday, each bringing an intriguing running game based on the option. Mark Schofield has a four-part preview of the matchup, continuing with when Navy takes to the air. The service academies feature the most unique college football rivalries: these schools clash on the football field knowing they’ll be teammates off…

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 fleeting acquaintance. Dave Archibald explores what happens when things go wrong for the Dallas Cowboys against the Atlanta Falcons. After a game-changing play, announcers will often suggest that “momentum” has shifted and lady luck has cast her eye on…

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 on millions of TV screens, as fans and fantasy players despair. Mark Schofield breaks down how San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick ended up in quicksand on Sunday. San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick got off to a disastrous start…