A Touch of Hostility Primer: Cowboys – Colts, Part 2

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It is quite possible that most Cowboys fans do not even realize how closely tied the Cowboys are to the Colts. In what I hope will be one of your favorite of my primer threads, please allow me to untangle this mystery for you. - Michael Burke The Cowboys Close Relationship to the Colts - Part 2 The Colts won their third NFL Championship in … [Read more...]

A Touch of Hostility Primer: Cowboys – Colts, Part 1

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The Cowboys Close Relationship to the Colts It is quite possible that most Cowboys fans do not even realize how closely tied the Cowboys are to the Colts. In what I hope will be one of your favorite of my primer threads, please allow me to untangle this mystery for you. I apologize up front, this will be long. Hopefully it will be worth your time … [Read more...]

2014 Playoffs Making A Strong Case For NFL Realignment

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By Blaine Grisak For the second time since 2010, it is very possible that the NFL will have a division winner with a losing record. Call it an anomaly, but the fact of the matter is, before the NFL realigned in 2002 when the league expanded to 32-teams, a franchise had never won their division with a losing record, and now it could happen twice in … [Read more...]

A Touch Of Hostility: Respect For The Chicago Bears

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By Michael Burke I have such a genuine respect for "Papa Bear" George Halas, Walter Payton, and other Chicago Bears greats. Next to my love for the Dallas Cowboys this is the team I most admire for their history and impact upon the game of football. The Bears got started as an independent professional football team in 1919. They were founded in … [Read more...]

The Physiology behind the NFL Combine – Cornerbacks & Safeties

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TFE contributor Casan Scott gives us a last look at the physiology behind the NFL Combine, analyzing position by position to give us a better understanding of exactly what the numbers really mean coming out of INDY each and every year. If you missed the introduction to this series, here's a quick link that will catch you up to speed - Click … [Read more...]

Concussion numbers down

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By Shane Tidrick Over halfway through the 2014 NFL season, one thing has become crystal clear to me; The sport of football is still the nations favorite game.  I saw this based on the TV ratings, the amount of memorabilia sold, and the cost for advertisers to buy air time during prime time games.  Despite the sports unquestionable popularity, … [Read more...]

The Physiology behind the NFL Combine – RB’s, WR’s, & TE’s

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TFE contributor Casan Scott looks at the physiology behind the NFL Combine, analyzing position by position to give us a better understanding of exactly what the numbers really mean coming out of INDY each and every year.  If you missed the introduction to this ongoing series, here's a quick link that will catch you up to speed - Click Here.  We … [Read more...]

Scouting College Quarterbacks – Vectoring & Dynamic Geometry

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Here is the tenth section in the ongoing series of the intricacies of scouting college quarterbacks. There are too many instances of failed careers in the National Football League at the quarterback position, not because of the lack of physical talent, but because the lack of the basic understanding of how to implement that talent on the field. … [Read more...]

The physiology behind the NFL Combine – Offensive Line

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TFE contributor Casan Scott looks at the physiology behind the NFL Combine, analyzing position by position to give us a better understanding of exactly what the numbers really mean coming out of INDY each and every year.  If you missed the introduction to this ongoing series, here's a quick link that will catch you up to speed - Click Here. By … [Read more...]

Scouting College Quarterbacks – INTANGIBLES

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Here is the ninth section in the ongoing series of the intricacies of scouting college quarterbacks. Intangibles are those "fuzzy" factors that you can't put a statistical measurement on when it comes to evaluating any position on the football field.  But perhaps no other single category has brought down the future development of young … [Read more...]