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Arjun Menon

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Why the Los Angeles Chargers are a much more dangerous addition to the AFC playoffs than the Las Vegas Raiders

Barring a Colts loss to the Jaguars, the final AFC playoff spot will go to the winner of the Los Angeles Chargers versus the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday Night Football. Here's why the Chargers represent the much bigger threat in the AFC playoff picture.

by Arjun Menon 22 days ago

How the New York Giants should attack the offseason with Joe Judge and QB Daniel Jones returning in 2022

With quarterback Daniel Jones and head coach Joe Judge both reportedly returning for 2022, the New York Giants have plenty of problems to work through — including minimal salary cap space and a lack of help for their quarterback.

by Arjun Menon 28 days ago

Why the Arizona Cardinals are struggling down the stretch yet again

The Arizona Cardinals are faltering down the stretch of the regular season, but who deserves the blame? PFF's Arjun Menon dives in.

by Arjun Menon 1 month ago

Examining whether drops should be attributed to receivers or quarterbacks

The long-held belief that drops are a receiver stat — not a quarterback stat — remains true when looking at drop rate over expected for both positions.

by Arjun Menon 1 month ago

2021-22 NFL Free Agency: Which NFL teams are in the best position to spend big?

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PFF examines which teams have the most money to spend in 2022 NFL free agency and looks at how cash-strapped teams can free up money.

by Arjun Menon 2 months ago

The Titans are surging, but are they real Super Bowl contenders without Derrick Henry and Julio Jones?

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Despite the Tennessee Titans' red-hot run over the past few weeks, their luck may run out soon. Between injuries to star offensive players Derrick Henry and Julio Jones and a lack of generated pressure from the defensive line, Tennessee might have trouble in the playoffs.

by Arjun Menon 2 months ago

Analyzing the effectiveness of Vic Fangio and Brandon Staley's pre-snap two-high safety scheme in 2021

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The recent revelation by Vic Fangio and Brandon Staley to show a pre-snap two-high safety look brought the 2018 Bears' and 2020 Rams' defenses to the top of the league. This year, though, these teams don't look like their former selves. Find out why!

by Arjun Menon 2 months ago

Analyzing defensive pass interference calls and the best players at drawing them

There is a skill in drawing defensive pass interference penalties in the NFL, so find out which quarterbacks and receivers are the best at taking advantage of this surprisingly efficient aspect of offensive play.

by Arjun Menon 3 months ago

Lamar Jackson's improvement as a passer gives the Baltimore Ravens a shot to win it all this year

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Lamar Jackson has made big strides as a passer in 2021 and the Baltimore Ravens are showcasing an offense that looks more capable than ever of competing in the NFL playoffs.

by Arjun Menon 3 months ago Baltimore Ravens

The Panthers are benefiting from an easy early-season schedule, but will it last?

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The Carolina Panthers are at the top of NFC South and a game above the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but is this the result of an easy early-season schedule draw?

by Arjun Menon 4 months ago Carolina Panthers

Is Bill Belichick the ultimate challenge for any rookie QB? 

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Analyzing how New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has stifled rookie quarterbacks after Zach Wilson's four-interception performance in Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Arjun Menon 4 months ago

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert showed crucial signs of growth in impressive Week 1 victory

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Signs of growth for Los Angeles Chargers Justin Herbert as a passer were on full display in the team's Week 1 victory over the Washington Football Team.

by Arjun Menon 4 months ago

Why NFL preseason defensive tendencies matter when planning for the regular season

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Unlike offenses, defenses don’t seem to run vanilla schemes, and that means teams largely use the same schemes in the preseason as they do in the regular season.

by Arjun Menon 4 months ago

Carolina Panthers lock up WR Robby Anderson to 2-year, $29.5 million extension

The Carolina Panthers and wide receiver Robby Anderson have agreed to terms on a new contract extension that will lock him up through the 2023 NFL season.

by Arjun Menon 5 months ago Carolina Panthers

NFL Preseason Week 2 Game Recap: San Francisco 49ers 15, Los Angeles Chargers 10

The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 15-10 in a game where the main focus was on the QB1 battle between Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance.

NFL Preseason Week 2 Game Recap: Denver Broncos 30, Seattle Seahawks 3

In a game where most of the Seattle Seahawks' starters were resting, the Denver Broncos easily bested them 30-3.

The best and worst NFC quarterbacks against major coverage schemes in 2020: Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and more

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Green Bay Packers signal-caller Aaron Rodgers unsurprisingly enjoyed resounding success against multiple coverage schemes last season.

by Arjun Menon 5 months ago

The best and worst AFC quarterbacks against major coverage schemes in 2020: Josh Allen, Justin Herbert and more

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Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen found plenty of success against multiple coverage schemes, whereas Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock struggles against various alignments.

by Arjun Menon 5 months ago

NFL Preseason Week 1 Game Recap: Arizona Cardinals 19, Dallas Cowboys 16

Thanks to a 47-yard Matt Prater field goal as time expired, the Arizona Cardinals opened their preseason with a 19-16 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

Why the Ravens have struggled offensively in the NFL playoffs

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Breaking down why quarterback Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens offense have struggled in the playoffs.

by Arjun Menon 5 months ago

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