San Francisco 49ers Offensive Formation Breakdown: Gun Far Pro Twins – Part 2

The San Francisco 49ers should improve over last year’s debacle of a season, where they finished 5-11. Beyond addressing regular team needs, new coach Chip Kelly is probably facing his last chance to try his no-huddle offense in the NFL. Much-criticized for not managing the clock properly, the style does provide some unique and interesting…

NFL Special Teams Investment

How do NFL teams allocate resources? Dave Archibald has looked at the real price of contract extensions and draft picks on quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, offensive linemen, cornerbacks and the trends on offense in general. In this installment, he looks at how teams evaluate special teams investment. Special teams is often an afterthought for NFL analysts, who tend to focus on…

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What Offense Will Doug Pederson Run in Philadelphia?

Chip Kelly is no longer running his fast-paced, no-huddle offense in Philadelphia, as the Eagles fired him this off-season. Instead Doug Pederson, a protege of former Eagles head coach Andy Reid, takes the reins and will implement a much different looking offense. Joseph Ferraiola breaks down what type of offense Doug Pederson will hope to run as head…

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August 10 Quick Kicks Podcast- Brandon Thorn on Chiefs Center Mitch Morse

Offensive-line play is one of the hardest areas of the game to judge and properly evaluate, which leads to many o-linemen being undervalued. Brandon Thorn joins the August 10 Quick Kicks Podcast with Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield to discuss one such under-appreciated player, Chiefs center Mitch Morse, whom Brandon recently covered in his new series, Under…