Mind of Sabol: The Super Bowl
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Mind of Sabol: The Super Bowl

Editor’s Note: As we celebrate Super Bowl Week, we take an inside look at the history of the game through the eyes of Steve Sabol.  In this installment of “Mind of Sabol,” we pulled from MORE ►

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Cosell’s Watching: Scheme + Spiller Keyed Bills Offense
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Cosell’s Watching: Scheme + Spiller Keyed Bills Offense

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 16 coaching tape: the Bills offense vs. the Broncos defense.

  • Broncos played primarily man coverage v. Bills 3 WR personnel, It was predominantly “man

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Cosell’s Watching: Buffalo Battered Tebow
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Cosell’s Watching: Buffalo Battered Tebow

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 16 coaching tape: the Broncos offense vs. the Bills defense.

  • Broncos continued to utilize flash play action concept v. single high safety coverage; Against

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Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 1, Game 7
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Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 1, Game 7

“The Music City Miracle” got almost 75% of the vote in Game 6 over Jack Squirek’s Super Bowl pick-6, to advance in the Holiday Tournament of TD Shots.

Let’s move forward to Game 7, a … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching: Giants Showed No Fear of Revis Island
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Cosell’s Watching: Giants Showed No Fear of Revis Island

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 16 coaching tape: the Jets defense vs. the Giants offense.

  • Jets again featured 7 DB personnel with Trufant the 7th DB, The dime

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Cosell’s Watching: Jets not clicking, Giants playing chess with JPP
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New York Giants, New York Jets

Cosell’s Watching: Jets not clicking, Giants playing chess with JPP

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 16 coaching tape: the Jets offense vs. the Giants defense.

  • Giants opened the game in their “big nickel” v. Jets “12” personnel
  • Amukamara was

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Films Encore: Marino’s 5,000-yard Season
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Films Encore: Marino’s 5,000-yard Season

Congratulations to Drew Brees for breaking Dan Marino’s 27-year old record for most passing yards in a single season on Monday night.

Marino was the first quarterback ever to throw for over 5,000 yards in … MORE ►

Seniors to Watch in College Games This Week
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Seniors to Watch in College Games This Week

The week leading up to New Years Day always provides us with a first glimpse at some college seniors who might be playing on Sundays next year. Let’s take a look at some of those … MORE ►

Films Encore: Manning Breaks Rookie Passing Record
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Films Encore: Manning Breaks Rookie Passing Record

It appears that Cam Newton’s stellar rookie campaign will end with Rookie of the Year honors, as the Carolina star broke another rookie quarterback record on Sunday, this time passing the great Peyton Manning.

Manning’s … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: You’re Seeing the Real Mark Sanchez
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Cosell Talks: You’re Seeing the Real Mark Sanchez

No one should be surprised by the relative poor play of Mark Sanchez, certainly not Rex Ryan and the Jets. Ryan knew what he was getting when he traded up to draft Sanchez in 2009. … MORE ►

This Day in Football: December 26
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This Day in Football: December 26

This day in 1960 was the last time the Eagles won an NFL Championship when they defeated Green Bay, 17-13, at Franklin Field. Chuck Bednarik played hero with a gutsy performance and led Philadelphia to … MORE ►