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  1. Stewart on Cam Newton: 'He played with his heart on his sleeve'

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton scrambled for four yards on the second play of Sunday's 17-13 victory over Cleveland. He went 15 yards off right tackle on the third play off the read-option. If you were wondering about ...

    Blog | December 21, 2014
  2. W2W4: Cincinnati Bengals

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- A few storylines to watch Sunday when the Cincinnati Bengals visit the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium: Keying Manziel's read-option: Johnny Manziel is built a little differently than other read-option quarterbacks the NFL ha...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  3. Film study: Reviewing Saints defense

    Mike Triplett

    The best news for the New Orleans Saints defense is that they don't have any more read-option teams left on their regular-season schedule this year. They were awful against it in Sunday's 41-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. Quarterback Cam Newton...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  4. On Sunday, good wasn't good enough for Andy Dalton

    Coley Harvey

    CINCNNATI -- Just like that, everything came to a screeching halt for the Cincinnati Bengals. The momentum stopped, the streak was snapped. And it was all because of a simple botched fake handoff on a read-option that resulted in a lost fumble....

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  5. Prediction: Ravens will lose to the Dolphins

    Jamison Hensley

    The matchups suggest the Baltimore Ravens will win this game. The Ravens should run the ball against the Dolphins' defense, and their physical front seven will make it tough for Miami's read option. But there's a stat that stands out from the rest...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  6. Mississippi State, Dak Prescott fit mold of what gives Alabama tr...

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It doesn't take a genius to look at Alabama's losses the last few seasons and pick up on a common thread. Every time, without fail, you'll find an athletic quarterback running some version of a read-option. Though each signa...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  7. Five-step drop: Dolphins' read-option stalls

    James Walker

    The Miami Dolphins (5-4) saw their three-game winning streak come to an end Sunday in a 20-16 loss to the Detroit Lions (7-2). Here are five additional thoughts and observations: The Lions might have provided the first blueprint for stopping Mi...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  8. W2W4: Miami Dolphins

    James Walker

    The Miami Dolphins (5-3) will travel to the Motor City to face Detroit (6-2) in one of the NFL's most intriguing matchups. Here are three things to watch from Miami's perspective: Strength vs. strength: There are a lot of great matchups in this...

    Blog | November 08, 2014
  9. Packers must prep for Panthers' read-option

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It was like the Green Bay Packers were back in San Francisco, circa January 2013, last Sunday in South Florida. Only this time it was Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill -- not Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers -- who fooled the Pac...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  10. The Film Don't Lie: Packers

    Rob Demovsky

    A weekly look at what the Green Bay Packers must fix: If the Packers' defense couldn't stop Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill on the read-option plays last Sunday, imagine what Cam Newton might do this week when his Carolina Panthers come ...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  11. Vikings showing read-option look with Teddy Bridgewater

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Observed and heard in the locker room following the Minnesota Vikings' 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday: Read-option coming? Jerick McKinnon, who gained 135 yards on 18 carries, lined up next to Teddy Bridgewater for sev...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  12. USC notebook

    Garry Paskwietz

    Much has been made about the problems the USC defense had with a read-option quarterback against Boston College, but those issues won't be in play against Oregon State on Saturday. Sean Mannion is a talented quarterback for the Beavers who can do ...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  13. Cleveland Browns say game situation dictates if Johnny Manziel pl...

    Pat McManamon

    The Cleveland Browns will always have a set of plays ready for Johnny Manziel to run, but whether they use play is decided during the game, according to offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  14. NFL Hot Read - Seattle Seahawks, Minnesota Vikings run jet sweep ...

    ESPN NFL Nation

    ESPN's NFL Nation reporters investigate the pros, cons and future of the dynamic jet sweep play run by the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  15. Cam Newton enjoys successful return as Panthers top Chiefs

    Cam Newton made a successful return following ankle surgery, Jonathan Stewart ran for two touchdowns and the Carolina Panthers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 28-16 on Sunday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 17, 2014
  16. Cam Newton of Carolina Panthers medically cleared to play in next...

    David Newton

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been medically cleared to play in next Sunday night's nationally-televised preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2014