Top 10 NFL Games of 2018: #5 New Orleans @ Dallas Week 13

The old combat sports adage is “styles make fights,” and the same goes for football. You would be hard-pressed to find two teams that play in such different styles as the New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys. Since Drew Brees joined the Saints in 2006, they’ve been one of the most high-powered offenses in 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 draft picks on quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, offensive linemen, and the trends on offense in general. In this installment, he looks at how teams evaluate cornerback investment. The New York Jets finished a disappointing 4-12 in 2014, and while a sputtering offense…

10 Scouting Rules: # 6 Film Not Workouts

Director of the Scouting Academy and ITP contributor Dan Hatman has written ten short pieces using Matt Miller’s tweet list as inspiration, hoping to illuminate readers on aspects of the scouting and player evaluation business that are misunderstood, glossed over, or ignored. This is Part 6, Film Not Workouts. NFL Hall of Famer Paul Warfield once noted that his coach, Blanton Collier,…