ITP Mailbag: NFL New Year Edition

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2015 Orange Bowl Preview

The 2015 Orange Bowl will decide one of the participants in this year’s College Football Playoff National…

Alex Smith to Travis Kelce, Redux

The Kansas City Chiefs clinched a playoff berth with a victory in Week 16, relying on the…

Cornerback 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…

ITP Glossary: 2 Technique Defensive Lineman

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to climbing the pocket, commentators rarely get to…

Mack The Knife: Oakland’s Blossoming Star

The Oakland Raiders will likely miss the playoffs again this season, but for the first time…

Breaking Down Team Investment In The NFL

The investment series tracks how franchises assemble their teams by applying the two major resources available:…

The Arizona Ground Game In Motion

The Arizona Cardinals own the best record in the NFC thanks to an innovative offensive scheme…

Oakland Raiders Expanded Their Spread Concept

The Oakland Raiders need a lot of help and a little bit of luck to make…

Soaring Under Pressure: Arizona On 3rd Down

The Arizona Cardinals have a 9-2 record and a three game cushion atop the NFC West.…

ITP Glossary: Cover 3

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From sail concept to jab step (kicking), commentators rarely get to…

10 Scouting Rules: # 2 What Can He Do?

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet…

Oakland Raiders Run-Pass Concepts

Teetering on the brink of playoff contention, the Raiders and their young quarterback Derek Carr are…

Seamless Connection: Dandy Dalton & The Eifert Tower

The Cincinnati Bengals trounced the St. Louis Rams in Week 12, bouncing back from a two-game…

Now You Know How Good Linval Joseph Is

Everyone wants to know who the next big thing is, and watching defensive tackles play is hard on…

Connor Cook Delivered MSU’s Ticket to Indy

Fresh off their narrow victory last weekend over Ohio State, the Michigan State Spartans needed a…