NFL Preview Week 3: NFC South Rivals Carolina and New Orleans Clash

Two weeks into the 2015 NFL season, the Carolina Panthers have met or exceeded expectations, while NFC South rivals the New Orleans Saints have fallen far short. Dave Archibald looks at the Panthers stout defense and Saints faltering offense. The Panthers have ridden a swarming, blitz-heavy zone scheme to one of the stingiest pass defenses…

NFL Preview Week 3: How the Arizona Cardinals Attack Cover 2

Bruce Arians, Carson Palmer, and the Arizona Cardinals are no longer a surprise contender ‒ they are one of the best teams in the NFC. Mark Schofield previews their matchup with the San Francisco 49ers, and will be watching how the Arizona Cardinals attack Cover 2. The Arizona Cardinals are off to a 2-0 start,…

NFL Preview Week 3: The Ravens Tight Ends Poised For A Big Day

The Baltimore Ravens tight ends, second-year man Crockett Gillmore and rookie Maxx Williams, may have a big day against the Cincinnati Bengals defense. Mark Schofield reviewed the tape, looking at the matchups between the Bengals pass defense and the Ravens tight ends. Baltimore is looking to get their season back on track after an 0-2 start. Last…

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ITP The Podcast Volume 1.2

Week 2 in the NFL was filled with unexpected results. This week’s ITP The Podcast Volume 1.2 has hosts Chuck Zodda and Mark Schofield taking you into the depths of the chaos. They are joined this week by Charles McDonald from The Falcoholic, as well as Nath Pizzolatto from ZoneReads.com. This week’s segments include: The inaugural…

Quarterback Investment: They Pay These Guys How Much?!

NFL teams allocate anywhere between 1% and 18% toward quarterback investment, making these players important factors in salary cap management and roster construction, not just on the field. Dave Archibald separates the quarterbacks into four groups based on their average cap hit to see how teams are investing in the position. No player on the football…

NFL Film Preview Week 2: Rex vs Brady XVI

New season, new team, same evil genius. Head coach Rex Ryan and his Buffalo Bills are looking for their first playoff berth this century. Knocking off the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, and notching a division win, would help that goal. Mark Schofield previews Rex vs Brady XVI. Sunday in Orchard Park the…

NFL Preview Week 2: Will The Lions Run The Football All Over The Vikings?

The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings both come off Week 1 losses on the road, and meet in Minneapolis to kick off the NFC North schedules for both squads. Mark Schofield says that something will have to give when the Lions run the football against the Vikings this week. In their season-opening loss to the…