Super Bowl Anatomy:  Manning to Manningham
Anatomy of a Play, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, New England Patriots, New York Giants

Super Bowl Anatomy: Manning to Manningham

Here’s something you’ve heard since Super Bowl XLVI ended:  Eli Manning and the Giants played great and the Patriots missed another opportunity to cement their legacy.

Here’s something you probably haven’t heard:  New England played … MORE ►

Championship Anatomy:  Eli to Manningham TD
Anatomy of a Play, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers

Championship Anatomy: Eli to Manningham TD

When you have the NFL’s 32nd-ranked running game, you will inevitably face a lot of 3rd-and-long situations.  And expectedly, throughout the NFC playoffs, the Giants have.  But unexpectedly, New York has … MORE ►

Divisional Anatomy: Vernon Davis’ Game Winner
Anatomy of a Play, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, San Francisco 49ers

Divisional Anatomy: Vernon Davis’ Game Winner

It’s hard not to feel good for Alex Smith and Vernon Davis.  They are two of the NFL’s model citizens and just enjoyed their finest moment as professionals.

The play was one of trust and … MORE ►

Wildcard Anatomy: Tebow OT Winner
Anatomy of a Play, Denver Broncos, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, Pittsburgh Steelers

Wildcard Anatomy: Tebow OT Winner

It will go down as one of the greatest plays in NFL history.

The Denver Broncos knocked the mighty Pittsburgh Steelers out of the playoffs with an 80-yard, game-winning touchdown pass from Tim Tebow to … MORE ►

Anatomy of a Play: Week 17
Anatomy of a Play, Inside the Game, New York Giants, TCIPF Staff

Anatomy of a Play: Week 17

Brian Baldinger breaks down Victor Cruz and the New York Giants offense.

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Anatomy of a Play: Week 16
Anatomy of a Play, Detroit Lions, Inside the Game, TCIPF Staff

Anatomy of a Play: Week 16

The Lions clinched their first playoff berth since 1999 in large part because of Matthew Stafford and the Detroit’s potent passing attack. Brian Baldinger breaks down why the Lions’ offense will be hard to handle … MORE ►

Anatomy of a Play: Week 15
Anatomy of a Play, Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, TCIPF Staff

Anatomy of a Play: Week 15

Brian Baldinger breaks down Saints gunslinger Drew Brees and his powerful air attack.

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Anatomy of a Play: Texans’ Top-Ranked Defense
Anatomy of a Play, Houston Texans, Inside the Game, TCIPF Staff

Anatomy of a Play: Texans’ Top-Ranked Defense

Brian Baldinger breaks down Houston’s top-ranked defense under new coordinator Wade Phillips.

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Anatomy of a Play: Week 13
Anatomy of a Play, Inside the Game, San Francisco 49ers, TCIPF Staff

Anatomy of a Play: Week 13

Brian Baldinger analyzes the 49ers’ signature power-running game, which has led them to their first division title since 2002.

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Week 12 Anatomy of a Play
Anatomy of a Play, Inside the Game, TCIPF Staff

Week 12 Anatomy of a Play

Brian Baldinger breaks down Green Bay’s go-to-play: The back-shoulder pass. Find out why the Packers this play makes the Packers so successful on offense.

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