Explosive plays are king in the modern NFL, and teams manufacture them with particularly effective routes against certain coverages.Wed, 04 Aug 21 09:00:12 +0000
The NFL's best teams overall are also the best at creating explosive plays, as expected. The Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Buccaneers were among the top squads to do so last season.Fri, 30 Jul 21 12:00:41 +0000
Three of the top five NFL teams in early-down dime usage ranked in the top half in passer rating and yards per attempt allowed last season, giving weight to the personnel's effectiveness as a tool to combat the modern offense.Mon, 26 Jul 21 12:00:03 +0000
Todd Bowles knew that he’d have to adapt in order to beat the Chiefs in Super Bowl 55. And his schematic counterpunch opened the door for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to secure their second Super Bowl in franchise history.Tue, 09 Feb 21 15:45:42 +0000
Steve Spagnuolo’s defense is predicated on creating numbers advantages where needed, as all the best defenses in football are, but he has found his success by leaning into the strengths of his personnel to execute his attacking defense.Sat, 06 Feb 21 12:30:38 +0000
Diante Lee is a freelance writer from San Diego that started with PFF in February of 2020. College football is his focus, but you'll see and hear him giving NFL analysis occasionally. He looks to marry data with film to give readers a 360-degree view of the game.