Sticky post

2020 NFL Mock Draft – First 32

*Editors Note: Part of my social distancing fun the last week has been watching draft film so it was fun to look through and study a new Mock Draft from TFC’s Gianfranco Illiano below. Read it and let us know what you think! The draft is upon us. – VC http://twitter.com/cenzoNF Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow – QB – LSU The Bengals have a ton of … Continue reading 2020 NFL Mock Draft – First 32

Sticky post

2020 NFL Draft – 5 Sleeper Picks to Watch

According to Bleacher Report, “Sleeper” is a euphemism for lesser-known prospects who are usually selected in the later rounds but have the potential to contribute. I think a draft sleeper is simply someone that will do way more than he’s expected to. Draft season is almost upon us as April creeps up. There is a lot of talk about stars, busts, and surprise picks. I … Continue reading 2020 NFL Draft – 5 Sleeper Picks to Watch

Sticky post

Super Bowl LIV Pick, Analysis

Super Bowl Sunday has arrived. The storyline’s are few, but the drama is certainly high. The 49ers and Chiefs get ready to kick off on Sunday night in Miami. Pick: Chiefs ML I’ve had high praises for the 49ers all season long. Their defense is lethal and constantly makes big plays, especially the front 7. But the Chiefs have just been so damn good offensively … Continue reading Super Bowl LIV Pick, Analysis

Sticky post

Grading Every NFL Head Coaching Hire

WASHINGTON Redskins and Ron Rivera Grade: A This is a great hire for Washington. I didn’t think the best candidate would go to the worst destination. I was shocked Ron Rivera chose the ‘Skins over other teams such as the Giants or Browns. Maybe the money was too good to pass up and the opportunity to pair Chase Young with Montez Sweat is a dream … Continue reading Grading Every NFL Head Coaching Hire

Sticky post

All-22: 49ers rushing game dominates late vs. Vikings. Scheme, Analysis, Next-Gen Stats

The 49ers dominated the Vikings for most of the game, but especially in the 4th quarter in last weekend’s divisional round matchup. The offense leaned on Tevin Coleman to run the ball down the middle of the Vikings defense and milk the clock. George Kittle played a special role in particular as his zone/down blocking is crucial to what the 49ers do on the ground. … Continue reading All-22: 49ers rushing game dominates late vs. Vikings. Scheme, Analysis, Next-Gen Stats

Sticky post

All-22: Titans Defense shut down Lamar Jackson – Analysis, Next-Gen, and More

The Tennessee Titans shocked the world last weekend when they went to Baltimore and dominated the Ravens, 28-12. The talk all season was about Lamar Jackson. He’s the MVP of the league, he’s the first QB ever with 3,000 passing yards and 1,000 yards rushing, and he’s changing the game alongside Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman. On Saturday night, this was not the case. The … Continue reading All-22: Titans Defense shut down Lamar Jackson – Analysis, Next-Gen, and More

Sticky post

CFB National Championship Top Prospects, Things to Watch, Picks

The College Football Playoff had its inaugural year in 2015. Since then, we have seen upsets, big wins, and just good old football. Tonight when Clemson takes on LSU for the National Championship, there will be no shortage of fireworks. Prospects to Watch Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence has been on a roll down the stretch, throwing for 561 yards and 6 TD’s in his last … Continue reading CFB National Championship Top Prospects, Things to Watch, Picks

Sticky post

NFL – The Detroit Lions should clean house and sell the team

“Lions owner Martha Ford told reporters on Tuesday that Patricia and General Manager Bob Quinn will both return to the team for the 2020 season. It will be Patricia’s third year as head coach and Quinn’s fifth season in Detroit. Both men are under contract through 2022.” (Pro Football Talk) The Detroit Lions have had 14 losing seasons in the last 20 years. This season will be … Continue reading NFL – The Detroit Lions should clean house and sell the team

Sticky post

Gambling: How DVOA% can help predict matchups in the NFL

Analytics have been becoming more and more popular when it comes to gambling on and analyzing football games. DVOA% is a stat that has caught my eye in the recent history. I think its important to test out theories before I try them, so I decided to research how DVOA% can predict who will cover the spread. This is my work: For those who don’t … Continue reading Gambling: How DVOA% can help predict matchups in the NFL

Sticky post

Two Path’s, One Journey: The Lamar Jackson-Teddy Bridgewater story

Asked by Courier Journal for his thoughts on Lamar Jackson, the Heisman Trophy-winning Louisville quarterback who was picked 32nd in the NFL draft on Thursday night, Bridgewater just said, “Oh, man.” (Courier Journal) If you’ve watched football in 2019, you’ve seen the rise of former Heisman winner Lamar Jackson, and the daunting comeback of a former Heisman finalist, Teddy Bridgewater. Separated by 5 years, the paths these … Continue reading Two Path’s, One Journey: The Lamar Jackson-Teddy Bridgewater story

Film Study: How the San Francisco 49ers use a zone-run offense to dominate the NFL

The 49ers have had a dream season, and they will surely look to cap it off with a championship as they get ready for Super Bowl LIV. Particularly, San Francisco does a really nice job on the zone-run. They were averaging 145.0 yards a game on the ground at one point in the 2019 season. They have a stout o-line that has a lot of … Continue reading Film Study: How the San Francisco 49ers use a zone-run offense to dominate the NFL

QB1: Evaluating every QB playing in the Championship Game’s Today

Editors note: I had Giovanni Rescigno, former Rutgers QB, come in and evaluate all 4 of the Quarterbacks that are playing in the games today. It was interesting hearing his perspective. Ryan Tannehill Ryan Tannehill is 1 game away from playing in his first Super Bowl. Ironically, if the Titans do end up making the super bowl, he will play in Miami where he played … Continue reading QB1: Evaluating every QB playing in the Championship Game’s Today