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Wild Card Weekend NFL Power Picks

We all know regular season is just the beginning. The playoffs are here and so are the Wild Card NFL Power Picks! With a stellar 14-2 Week 17 picks, Jeff sprints first across the regular season finish line. With the Wild Card games this weekend, can he keep the momentum going? With each pick now…

2015 NFL Wild Card Special Teams Previews

Most of the focus leading up to the  NFL Wild Card Weekend games typically lands on the offense and defense, but special teams plays can often makes the difference in the NFL Playoffs – the New England Patriots with last-second field goals, the New Orleans Saints recovering a surprise onside kick, the Green Bay Packers returning a kickoff…

2015 NFL Playoffs – Bengals at Colts Special Teams Preview

The Bengals at Colts special teams preview looks at the kickoff and punt coverage units, the return teams, plus the kickers and punters for both teams. The Indianapolis Colts enter the game at 11-5, having conquered the AFC South. On special teams, they employ two strong specialists in Pat McAfee and Adam Vinatieri, in addition…

Reading the Wild Card Numbers

With the New England Patriots getting a first-round bye, Reading the Wild Card Numbers will examine the four wild card games on this weekend’s slate. Offense/defense previews and special teams previews for each game will also get you prepared for kickoff. Arizona Cardinals (11-5) at Carolina Panthers (7-8-1) The Arizona Cardinals rose to the top…

2015 Playoffs: Cardinals at Panthers Special Teams Preview

The Cardinals at Panthers special teams preview looks at the kickoff and punt coverage units, the return teams, plus the kickers and punters for both teams. The Arizona Cardinals enter the playoffs at 11-5, with most discussion centered on whether they are a capable playoff team without starting quarterback Carson Palmer or backup Drew Stanton.…

FCU Bowl Season 2014-15: National Semifinals ‒ Rose Bowl Preview

The College Football Playoff is here, and Pylon University has been bringing the bowl breakdowns on offense, defense, and special teams, along with the sport’s traditions and great moments. Today, Mark Schofield offers an expanded look at the two national semifinal matchups. In this edition, it’s the Rose Bowl preview. The Matchup WHO: Oregon Ducks…

FCU Bowl Season 2014-15: National Semifinals ‒ Sugar Bowl Preview

The College Football Playoff is here, and Pylon University has been bringing the bowl breakdowns on offense, defense, and special teams, along with the sport’s traditions and great moments. Today, Mark Schofield offers an expanded look at the two national semifinal matchups. In this edition, it’s the Sugar Bowl preview. The Matchup WHO: Alabama Crimson…

FCU Bowl Season 2014-15: Cotton Bowl Preview

The College Bowl Season is upon us, and Pylon University is bringing the breakdowns on offense, defense, and special teams, along with the sport’s traditions and great moments. In this edition, it’s the Cotton Bowl preview. The Matchup WHO: Michigan State Spartans (10-2) vs. Baylor Bears (11-1) WHAT: Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic WHEN: Thursday, January…

FCU Bowl Season 2014-15: Citrus Bowl Preview

The College Bowl Season is upon us, and Pylon University is bringing the breakdowns on offense, defense, and special teams, along with the sport’s traditions and great moments. In this edition, the Citrus Bowl preview. The Matchup WHO: Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-4) vs. Missouri Tigers (10-3) WHAT: Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl WHEN: Thursday, January…