Impact Tackles & the need for more Comprehensive Stats in the NFL

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By Matt Hamilton There are perhaps no two bigger pet peeves for evaluators who watch countless hours of film than players who receive too much credit from the fans and mainstream media, and players who receive too little. The problem is that often times the differences in players are just too difficult to quantify. Even certain positions that lead … [Read more...]

The Dying Fullback

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This years draft offered teams a total of five fullbacks to choose from.  All five were subsequently drafted, but in the later rounds.  If you knew nothing about the sport of football, you would still likely be able to make the fair assessment that the fullback is a dying position in the NFL. Strictly off the top of my head, I can think of one … [Read more...]

History can be tough on returning to the Super Bowl, much less winning it.

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Optimism abounds this time of year in the National Football League as OTA’s commence and clubs get their first glance at additions made to their rosters through Free Agency and the Draft.  Certainly you can’t help but feel excited about the opportunity to evaluate this new influx of talent into whatever existing rollover of players you’ve made from … [Read more...]

Where have all the “Runners” gone?

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By Shane Tidrick Does it seem like QB is the position on every NFL team that is being leaned on more and more?  It feels like every draft, every free agency, every preseason preview, all of the hype circles around the guy playing under center.  Without question, it's a very difficult position to master, arguably the toughest in all of sports.  But … [Read more...]

The HIGHS and LOWS of WINNING as a fan

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Occasionally in ones life, everything seems to line up perfectly. Not usually in every facet of your life but in certain sections, you simply couldn’t ask for things to go better. This happened to me this last year. The sports Gods got together and said “Lets make Dayna’s sports world as perfect as we can! Championships all around!”. It was … [Read more...]

Broncos Load Up for Lombardi Run

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Still hurting from their 43-8 Superbowl XLVIII defeat to the Seattle Seahawks, the Denver Broncos appear to be going all in on a final stampede towards a championship. The Broncos began snagging players left and right as the NFL's free agency period opened last Tuesday. They were able to ink ultra-talented corner Aquib Talib right out of the gate … [Read more...]

Seattle Seahawks Bring the Lombardi Trophy Home to Roost

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And Then They Partied… Sunday, February 2, 2014 is a day that will live in Seattle sports fans hearts forever. The Seattle Seahawks won the franchise’s first Super Bowl in a blow out victory over the Denver Broncos, 43-8. Wednesday, February 5, 2014, will be a day that the Seahawks players will remember for the rest of their lives. I’m not saying … [Read more...]

What Are Your Memories of Being in the Super Bowl?

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I recently completed an interview for Quora.com regarding my personal thoughts and experiences in relation to back-to-back Super Bowl Championships and the ensuing efforts to get the Denver Broncos back to the "Big Game" as General Manager.  It was a fantastic opportunity to share with Quora and I'd like to share my answers with the readers of The … [Read more...]

The NFL Homegate Party for Super Bowl

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Lets Define the Homegate Party “Tailgate” – at sports and special events, supercharged super fans, urban picnic, congregate around the car, listen, enjoying great food and cold libations, bonding. “Party” – affair, amusement, celebration, festivity, occasion, soiree, feast, bash “Home” – where you reside, physical structure locale, native … [Read more...]

In-Depth Denver Broncos’ Red Zone Report – Part 2

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Part 2 of Jordan Plocher's in-depth study of the Denver Broncos Red Zone efficiency.  Click here to read Part 1 Denver Broncos Red Zone Carries Knowshon Moreno: 56 Carries, 243 Yards, 4.33  Avg, 10 TDs Montee Ball: 38 Carries, 132 Yards, 3.47 Avg, 4 TDs, 1 Fumble Ronnie Hillman: 14 Carries, 68 Yards, 4.85 Avg, 1 TD, 2 Fumbles Peyton … [Read more...]