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After a quick step forward in 2012, the Minnesota Vikings secondary has taken a step back in 2013. There have been several factors for this decline as there have been several key injuries and performances that the front offices never saw coming. Even with the emergence of Xavier Rhodes the past couple of weeks, the Vikings have given up plenty...
In most circumstances, winning a game within your division late in the NFL season is a huge win. This was not the case for the Minnesota Vikings this past weekend, as they squeaked by the Chicago Bears in overtime by a final score of 23-20. The Vikings defense, despite surrendering almost 500 yards of total offense, was able to hold...
Did I miss something? Did the Ravens lose their epic battle with Pittsburgh on Thanksgiving night? I mean, I realize I ate a lot, and while I didn't drink any alcohol, all that turkey I consumed may have caused me to fall asleep and only dream that the Steelers lost, 22-20. I say this because everyone keeps talking about a controversial...
Every week I will look at some of the most interesting pass catching situations in the NFL and will, hopefully, give you all the information needed to make informed fantasy football waiver decisions. If there is a player I miss that you want more information on, ask me about them on Twitter @RMSummerlin. Roddy White finally awoke from his season...
12 games down and the Miami Dolphins are an even 6-6. After a promising 3-0 start, the Dolphins had dropped six of their last eight games before their most dominating effort of the season on Sunday in a 23-3 victory over the New York Jets. Four games remain for Miami and the Dolphins are very much in the thick...
School: Alabama Class: Senior Height: 6-2 Weight: 234 NFL Scouting Combine Results 40-time: -- (4.63 pro day) 225 Bench: -- (15 at pro day) Vertical Jump: 35 Horizontal Jump: 9'10" StrengthsPlayed in pro-style defenseGood speed and athleticismUses exceptional instincts to react quickly to playsSideline-to-sideline rangeAble to make plays in both run and pass gameVersatile enough to play any linebacker positionHigh football IQ, excellent at diagnosing playsWraps and drives...
If there’s one play that could personify the 2013 Carolina Panthers season, then it came today. Up by four with just under 30 seconds remaining in the second quarter, head coach Ron Rivera gambled on fourth down once again. This time, it came down to the rushing ability of quarterback Cam Newton. Newton grabbed the snap, jumped over the...
Height - 6'4 Weight - 248 40-Time - 4.47 Strengths:Elite athleticismSpeed off the edgeExplosive first step Weaknesses:Allows linemen to get into padsStruggles to shed blocksStands up straight while rushing passer Summary: Barr is one of the best pure athletes in the 2014 draft class. He is a converted fullback who has moved to outside linebacker and used his great athletic ability and speed to become...
Height: 6'3 Weight: 318 40 time: n/a Class: SR StrengthsStrong anchor, even vs. double teamFinds the ball well in traffic vs. the runWins with powerful base & low pad levelAthletic enough to change directions smoothlyHigh motor WeaknessesNeeds more active handsCan give up gap integrity when he doesn’t square his shoulders to the LOSSnap anticipation is below averageGets washed out of plays on snaps where...
The Dallas Cowboys have begun to run the ball better in the past few weeks and their offense might be on the verge of gaining the balance so many fans want them to achieve. Starter DeMarco Murray has been a big part of the running resurgence, but so has back-up runner Lance Dunbar. However, Dunbar is now lost for...
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