Seattle’s Pick Concepts See McKissic Replace Prosise In Aerial Attack

The best ability is availability. Take the Seattle Seahawks’ backfield, which has been plagued with health issues ever since Marshawn Lynch suffered a sports hernia injury that led to his initial ‘retirement’. Thomas Rawls has never completed a full season. Chris Carson, whose one-cut nature and vision made him the only successful back in 2017,…

Offensive Line Value: Finding The Blind Spot in Blindside Protection

For well over a decade, the NFL has placed more and more emphasis on the passing game. With this emphasis has come an increased importance on protecting quarterbacks, especially their blindsides. Dave Archibald discusses the offensive line value that can be found when teams veer from the accepted practice of investing disproportionately at left tackle. Michael Oher…

NFL Offensive Investment by Position Trends

In the first five installments of the investment in offense series, Dave Archibald looked at team spending at various offensive position groups – quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, and the offensive line. Having covered the offensive positions individually, he now looks for trends in NFL offensive investment as a whole. The chart below shows…