Sack Lunch: DeMarcus Ware, Better Than Ever

In his Sack Lunch series, Jon Ledyard looks at a particularly impressive pass-rushing performance from the past weekend’s games, highlighting techniques, moves, or athletic traits that brought each player success. In this installment, Jon looks at the special traits of DeMarcus Ware, highlighting a sack against the Carolina Panthers. If you’ve read any of my previous work on…

Super Bowl 50 Retrospective: Three Plays Mike Shula Should Have Called

The Carolina Panthers number one ranked offense rolled into Super Bowl 50, but they came to a grinding halt against the Denver Broncos defense. The dust has settled and the MVP has been crowned, but what could have been done differently? Ted Nguyen looks at three plays Mike Shula should have called. Although the Carolina…

Super Bowl 50 Preview: When Denver Has The Ball

Super Bowl 50 features the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. Ted Nguyen looks at the Broncos offense versus the Panthers defense, and what will happen when Denver has the ball, in part 2 of his game preview. Though the Carolina offense often outshines their defensive counterparts, the Panthers defense has played well themselves this season, finishing the…

Super Bowl Investment: They Pay These Guys How Much?!

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, the trends on offense in general and cornerbacks. In this installment, he looks at Super Bowl investment how the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos were built. The divergent approaches of the…