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  1. RTC: Columnist critical of Chris Polian

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage... Houston Texans Cut-blocking, which is legal, is viewed as "cowardly," per Cleveland defensive end Jayme Mitchell via the Akron Beacon-Journal, writes Jeffrey Martin of the Houston Chronicle. The Texans continue to hear opp...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  2. Walter on Finnegan, Marks on cut-blocking

    Paul Kuharsky

    In a recent radio appearance on "The Big Show" on Sports 790 in Houston, Kevin Walter offered a pretty reasonable review of Titans cornerback Cortland Finnegan. Finnegan prides himself on being an irritant. In the Titans' loss at Houston last seas...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  3. Perspective on Russell Okung's injury

    Mike Sando

    NFL defensive players have complained about cut blocking for years. OkungHall of Famer Howie Long once followed Bobb McKittrick, then the San Francisco 49ers' offensive line coach, into a stadium tunnel following a game to confront McKittrick over...

    Blog | October 25, 2010
  4. Texans ready to cut block, take flack

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky The run-blocking scheme is new, and the Houston Texans need to work on it. The run-blocking scheme involves a lot of cut blocking that topples defensive linemen. So, how exactly do they do that without risking injur...

    Blog | August 01, 2008
  5. Wick's Picks: Playoffs

    A lot of readers agreed with my take that by allowing cut blocking, the NFL is asking for another Albert Haynesworth-type explosion. (Also, thanks for all who sent kind notes about my ESPN The Magazine story on him.) And there were almost as many rea...

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2007
  6. Analyzing the Packers' final 1-on-1 results

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Just like last season, the Green Bay Packers cut out the highly competitive one-on-one pass-blocking/pass-rushing drill from practice after the second preseason game. But we still got enough data to make some meaningful evaluati...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  7. Billy Bajema living life on the cutting edge

    Jamison Hensley

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Billy Bajema is the Baltimore Ravens' blocking tight end, but he's known to fans as the guy who gets cut and re-signed all the time. Bajema is the last man on or off the team's 53-man roster, depending on the day of the week. ...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  8. Raiders, Chargers on the bubble

    Bill Williamson

    Here are two players each from the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers who may face being cut by Saturday's 53-man deadline date: OAKLAND Guard Mike Brisiel: He is not a great fit for the power-blocking scheme and he has missed time with...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  9. Clabo likely to get interest in AFC West

    Bill Williamson

    Three teams in the AFC West have questions at right tackle and thus, all are surely talking notice that Atlanta has cut Tyson Clabo. Clabo is considered an above-average player and he is particularly strong in run blocking. Kansas City, Oakland an...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  10. Denver Broncos drop C Casey Wiegmann after scheme shift

    Bill Williamson

    In their first personnel move since moving from zone-blocking to a more traditional power blocking offense, the Denver Broncos cut starting center Casey Wiegmann on Tuesday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2010