Is Team Turnover in the Playoffs Predictable?

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]With the new season upon us, what better time than now to talk about…

Eli Apple: Setting Expectations

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]To say Eli Apple had a disappointing 2017 NFL season would be a colossal…

The Dream Schemers: Budda Baker and Haason Reddick

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]The Arizona Cardinals’ top two selections in the 2017 NFL Draft are perfectly suited…

2016 Contextualizing Sack Production Results

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]A few weeks ago I introduced my latest project Contextualizing Sack Production, and explained…

Introducing the CSP: A New Way to Contextualize Sack Production

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] All production is good and all sacks are good. I’m not here to…

How Chip Kelly Is Using Colin Kaepernick in the Run Game

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] Even in the San Francisco 49ers’ 23-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals the…

The Blitzing Arizona Cardinals Defense Have a Weakness

Stifling defenses come in different shapes and sizes, but they can be all be beaten. Matty Brown shows…

2016 NFL Roster Valuation: Season Preview

The start of the NFL season is upon us (finally!) and before the Week 1 action…

Under the Microscope: Doug Free

Every season there are good players who get overlooked or are undervalued across the NFL. As…

Carolina Panthers Pull a Bill Belichick

From time to time NFL GMs must make difficult moves in order to preserve cap space…

AFC Championship Game Preview: New England Patriots at Denver Broncos

The NFL Playoffs continue with the AFC Championship Game featuring the  2nd-seeded New England Patriots visiting the 1st-seeded Denver Broncos. The ITP…

AFC Divisional Round Preview: Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots

The NFL Playoffs continue with an AFC Divisional round matchup between the 5th-seeded Kansas City Chiefs visiting the…

ITP Glossary: Set The Edge

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From bull rush to NASCAR front, commentators rarely get to explain…

ITP Glossary: 6 Technique

Football is littered with specialized terminology. From Landry shift to option route, commentators rarely get to explain…

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Pressure Scheme: Blitzing With Rush Lane Integrity

Even the best laid pressure schemes of a defensive coordinator can go awry. Whether because of sound…

Patriots Team Sack: It Takes A Village

Defenses rely on eleven players doing their jobs. Brian Filipiak breaks down how the New England Patriots team sack…