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  1. NFL - Eli Manning and New York Giants' offense poised to bounce b...

    Steve Palazzolo

    Last year, Eli Manning was one of the worst quarterbacks in football and the Giants' overall offense struggled. Can he and Big Blue turn it around in 2014?

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  2. RG III report: Strong finish

    John Keim

    RICHMOND, Va. -- With the speed the Washington Redskins have at receiver, if defenses don't get home on the blitz, the Redskins will be in position for some big plays on short passes. We saw that the other day when quarterback Robert Griffin III hit ...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Clemson slices Buckeyes with short passes

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Streeter Lecka/Getty ImagesOhio State didn't have an answer for Tajh Boyd and Sammy Watkins Friday In a game that featured six turnovers and four lead changes, the Clemson Tigers had the last score and also the last takeaway to earn their first BCS ...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  4. Keys to comeback: Patriots 34, Broncos 31

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    Besides the fumble at game's end, what were the keys to the biggest come-from-behind win in New England Patriots history? Brady's short game Patriots quarterback Tom Brady excelled with his short passes. He completed 20 of 24 throws that trave...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  5. Keys to victory: Newton, Newton, Newton

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    What were the keys to the Carolina Panthers 31-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night? There was really only one: the continued rise of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Newton effective with the short passes Newton has su...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  6. Keys to victory: Bears defeat Giants, 27-21

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    What were the three biggest keys to the Chicago Bears win over the New York Giants on Thursday night? The short passes worked Jay Cutler was 20-of-27 for 187 yards and two touchdowns on throws that traveled 10 yards or fewer. Cutler's 27 attempts...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  7. On slowing Charles, KC's short passes

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Kansas City Chiefs are fueled by short passes. Their average gain on a completion is 10.9 yards and quarterback Alex Smith's average yards per attempt is at 6.6. But a lot of those yards are after the catch, not before it. ...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
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  9. Third-down red-zone throws to rookie: why?

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas - Why the heck do the Dallas Cowboys keep throwing short passes to rookie receiver Terrance Williams on third-and-long in the red zone? They've done it in both games so far this season. It hasn't come close to working either time. ...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  10. Morning Ram-blings: Checkdowns check

    Nick Wagoner

    ATLANTA -- If it seemed like the St. Louis Rams and quarterback Sam Bradford threw a lot of short passes on Sunday, it's because they did. In the Rams' 31-24 loss to Atlanta, Bradford threw 55 passes. Of those 55 attempts, 35 of them were thrown 5...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  11. FSU linebackers looking for answers

    David M. Hale

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Their demise didn't come from the deep ball or a long run. Instead, the Seminoles were buried by a series of maddeningly short passes over the middle, small chunks of yardage that turned the game. NC State ran crossing routes ...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  12. Should short throws be easy throws?

    Paul Kuharsky

    "In small proportions we just beauties see," author Ben Jonson wrote about 400 years ago. "And in short measures life may perfect be." My 2012 football rendition of that, for our purpose here, is that short passes should be easy for quarterbacks t...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  13. Ash's growth, poise key Texas' road rally

    David Ubben

    STILLWATER, Okla. -- This time, there was no time for David Ash to lean on his running game. A go-ahead touchdown drive with seven runs and two short passes didn't put Texas ahead for long enough, and down two points, Texas had 2 minutes, 34 seconds ...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  14. Halftime update: Steelers-Jets

    Jamison Hensley

    Here are some observations from the first half of the Steelers-Jets game: Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is hurting the Jets on short passes. According to ESPN Stats & Information, Roethlisberger was 8-of-9 for 93 yards on passes 10 ...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  15. Raiders have receiver issues

    Bill Williamson

    A day after the Oakland Raiders' passing game relied on short passes to potentially overworked running back Darren McFadden, the team got bad news for the receiver group. Jacoby Ford, a sparkplug No. 3 receiver, will have surgery on his left foot ...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  16. Longhorns use long TDs to rout New Mexico

    Texas quarterback David Ash scored on a 49-yard touchdown run and had receivers turn short throws into two more scores and the No. 17 Longhorns routed New Mexico 45-0 Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 08, 2012
  17. Norway v England: Preview

    John Brewin

    "Five passes across the back - max - and then get it forward." "You don't have to use short passes," the England manager said. "Not if you want to use your big man up front." Those attending England's open training day in Manchester were hearing a...

    Preview | February 28, 2012