Posts Tagged ‘NFL Playbook’

Week 12 Sunday Lookout (NFC)

In three of Tampa’s last four outings, Doug Martin has rushed for over 100 yards; this week the 25th ranked run defense travels from Atlanta to stop this trend.

Week 12 Sunday Lookout

Charger QB Phillip Rivers is 2nd in the NFL in interceptions this season with 14. This doesn’t bode well when visiting an opportunistic Raven defense who is the AFC’s 2nd leading pass intercepting defense (11).

New Orleans Saints use balanced approach in NFC South win

Of Brees’ 37 pass attempts, 11 were playaction, accounting for 30% of their passing plays. Brees completed 10 of those 11 for 171 yards and 2 TDs.

Steelers will be ready for Titans’ two-deep shell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have revamped their passing attack this year courtesy of Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley.

Injuries open door for Brown, Giants’ epic comeback

While the controversy surrounding Greg Schiano and Tom Coughlin stole the headlines from New York’s 41-34 win over Tampa, it was a new approach from the Giants’ offense that sparked their epic comeback and enabled Eli Manning to throw for a career-high 510 yards.

Can Randy Moss help or hurt a well oiled machine?

A well-rested and conditioned Randy Moss could replace the role of free agent Robert Meachum (who generated a low catch count yet a high number of big plays).

Theismann: Steelers susceptible to play-action

For those of you into the whole game within the game thing, the NFL “Playbook” crew presented some interesting angles Wednesday on attacking the vaunted defense of the Steelers.

Playbook Picks: Steelers are unanimous choice

It’s prediction time again for “Playbook” analysts Brian Baldinger, Joe Theismann and Brian Billick.

Was Dunta Robinson’s hit legal?

Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, who was fined $50,000 for his hit on Eagles WR DeSean Jackson that knocked both players out of Sunday’s game with injuries, is planning to appeal the fine.

Playbook analysts agree Reid made right call

Playbook analysts Brian Baldinger, Mike Mayock and Sterling Sharpe agree Andy Reid made the right decision to name Michael Vick his starter.

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