Mind of Sabol: The Super Bowl
Helen Modesett, Looking Back, Mind of Sabol, Sabol, Super Bowl

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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Shorts: Payton’s Gum Incident
New Orleans Saints, Short Take, Tales from the Vault, Tiffany Orbin

Shorts: Payton’s Gum Incident

In today’s Short, we take an in-depth look at a particular habit of many NFL coaches on game day – chewing gum.

But not just any type of gum. One of Sean Payton’s secret ingredients … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching: Once Again, Rodgers Not Sharp
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Green Bay Packers, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, Kansas City Chiefs

Cosell’s Watching: Once Again, Rodgers Not Sharp

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 15 coaching tape: the Packers Offense vs. the Chiefs Defense.

  • Jennings, Starks and Clifton all inactive for the Packers
  • Newhouse again started at LT

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Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 1, Game 5
Holiday Tournament Bracket, Round 1, TCIPF Staff

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 1, Game 5

The Holiday Tournament of TD Shots continues today with another matchup of two of the most miraculous plays in NFL history.

Herman Edwards’  fumble return for a touchdown a.k.a “The Miracle at the Meadowlands”, goes … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching: Too many Pats prove too much for “Multiple” Broncos
Denver Broncos, From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New England Patriots

Cosell’s Watching: Too many Pats prove too much for “Multiple” Broncos

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 15 coaching tape: the Patriots Offense vs. the Broncos Defense.

  • First 3rd + long (3rd + 9) the Patriots went 3 WR

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Cosell’s Watching: Tebow’s O vs. Belichick’s D
Denver Broncos, From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New England Patriots

Cosell’s Watching: Tebow’s O vs. Belichick’s D

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 15 coaching tape: the Patriots Defense vs. the Broncos Offense.

  • First 3rd down (3rd + 4) the Patriots rushed 4 and played

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One Shot: Heyward-Bey to the House
Oakland Raiders, One Shot, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

One Shot: Heyward-Bey to the House

Darrius Heyward-Bey’s touchdown catch-and-run against the Lions was overshadowed by the Raiders collapse and Detroit’s clutch comeback.

But today you can see it again, as we feature this slow-motion close-up as our One Shot.

Enjoy!… MORE ►

This Day in Football: December 21
Detroit Lions, Inside the NFL, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: December 21

On this day in 1997, Barry Sanders became just the third player in NFL history to break the 2,000 yard rushing mark in a single season, finishing with 2,053 yards.

Sanders ran for 184 yards … 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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Cosell’s Watching: Erratic Stafford Poised at the End
Detroit Lions, From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, Oakland Raiders

Cosell’s Watching: Erratic Stafford Poised at the End

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 15 coaching tape: the Lions offense vs. the Raiders defense.

  • MLB McClain not a very good athlete; Change of direction and range are significant

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Week 15 Playbook Fantasy Hits and Misses
Fantasy Tips, Inside the Game, Nick Condit

Week 15 Playbook Fantasy Hits and Misses

The fantasy playoffs are upon us and Playbook’s fantasy tips are as important as ever. Let’s take a look at how they did this past Sunday.

HIT

Arian Foster, Texans: The Playbook guys really liked … MORE ►