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  1. Better rushing attack: BAL or CLE?

    Tom Carpenter

    Both the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns have new offensive coordinators this season, and both are learning systems that stress the play-action pass by establishing a rushing attack via a wide zone scheme. Will one team carry an advantage ov...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Will Justin Hunter still break out?

    Tom Carpenter

    Even before second-year WR Justin Hunter tore up the preseason with 217 yards on 10 catches (second in the NFL), he was on the fantasy radar as a breakout candidate -- especially as a red-zone threat. However, after he pulled in zero touchdowns and j...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  3. Peyton Manning's audible option among most unstoppable plays - NF...

    Christopher Harris

    Percy Harvin on the jet sweep and LeSean McCoy on an outside-zone run both make Chris Harris' list of the most unstoppable plays in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  4. Can we expect more from DeSean Jackson?

    Joe Kaiser

    DeSean Jackson's first game with the Washington Redskins resulted in a loss, and the speedy receiver was held out of the end zone. Not good for the Redskins or for fantasy owners with Jackson in their starting lineup. With the spotlight squarely ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  5. What Rex needs to change about Jets

    Tom Carpenter

    On Sunday, the New York Jets picked up a 19-14 win over the Oakland Raiders. It wasn't pretty, though, as the Jets were sloppy throughout. In fact, they managed just one score in four trips to the red zone, largely due to penalties. "The Jets were...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  6. Martavis Bryant iffy for opener?

    Tom Carpenter

    Traditionally, the Pittsburgh Steelers No. 3 wide receiver doesn't see enough targets to be a consistent fantasy factor. However, there was hope that fourth-round rookie Martavis Bryant could at least be a red-zone threat, if he could secure that No....

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  7. WR Hunter 'unstoppable' end-zone threat?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Tennessee Titans may have had a little fun by dubbing second-year wideout Justin Hunter "Just Another Guy" during training camp, but he clearly isn't just another guy when it comes to his upside as a pro. During last week's preseason tilt, he pu...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  8. Will we see Mike Evans in the slot?

    Tom Carpenter

    Because rookie WR Mike Evans is 6-foot-5 and 231 pounds, the general expectation is that he will make his mark as a rookie in the red zone. Beyond that, he likely will spend most of his time working outside routes, just as he did in college. However,...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  9. Latest buzz on Rice, Pierce battle

    Tom Carpenter

    Nearly all of the offseason talk about Ray Rice has regarded his off-field issues. However, there were significant on-field things that have changed for Rice, who had his worst season as a starter last year. The Baltimore Ravens switched to a zone-bl...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  10. Will Fauria still be a factor for Detroit?

    Joe Kaiser

    Joseph Fauria proved to be a valuable red zone target as a rookie in Detroit last season, hauling in touchdowns on seven of his 18 receptions. But will the 6-foot-7 tight end still have a role in the offense with the addition of 2014 first-rounder Er...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  11. McShay Mock 3.0: Ravens

    Matt Williamson

    Todd McShay's third NFL mock draft for 2014 is out on ESPN Insider today. The Ravens are another team that needs wide receiver help. They will also very much be in the market for an athletic offensive tackle that fits Gary Kubiak's zone-blocking ...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  12. Why Bucs will not trade Revis

    Tom Carpenter

    Since Darrelle Revis arguably is the top man-to-man cover corner in the NFL and new Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith employs a zone-based Tampa 2 defensive scheme, there continues to be speculation that the franchise will trade the cornerback. ...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  13. Lasting power of Pro Bowl

    Tom Carpenter

    NFL Players Association president Domonique Foxworth was behind new Pro Bowl ideas that were implemented this year, including Hall of Famers drafting teams, two-minute drills to end each quarter and the legalization of zone coverage, according to Tom...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  14. NFL Playoffs - Ranking Super Bowl XLVIII contenders

    John Parolin

    John Parolin of ESPN Stats & Information ranks the remaining NFL teams across 14 statistical categories to determine their chances of winning Super Bowl XLVIII.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  15. Fantasy Football 2013 - Eric Decker rising among players with bes...

    Mike Clay

    Mike Clay of Pro Football Focus uses the OTD metric to determine the NFL players most likely to score touchdowns in Week 14.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  16. Is Nick Foles a franchise QB in Philly?

    Mike Sando

    Offensive coaches can be very particular about the quarterbacks they seek for their specific systems. Bruce Arians values size and a strong arm, the better to drive the ball downfield on longer routes. Gary Kubiak and other coaches with zone-based ru...

    Blog | November 20, 2013