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Diante Lee

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NFL Week 16 Game Recap: Dallas Cowboys 56, Washington Football Team 14

After securing the NFC East earlier in the day, the Dallas Cowboys crushed the Washington Football Team 56-14 to plant its flag as the NFC’s team to beat.

NFL Week 16 Game Recap: Houston Texans 41, Los Angeles Chargers 29

The Houston Texans upset the Los Angeles Chargers 41-29 in Week 16 behind rookie QB Davis Mills and veteran RB Rex Burkhead.

Tom Brady's Kryptonite? A deep dive into Dennis Allen's defensive game plan against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The bane of Tom Brady's success has seemed to be the New Orleans Saints defense ever since he stepped foot in Tampa Bay. Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen has done a great job creating a defensive scheme that can even trouble a seven-time Super Bowl winner.

by Diante Lee 6 months ago

NFL Week 15 Game Recap: Buffalo Bills 31, Carolina Panthers 14

The Buffalo Bills were able to right the ship after a brief two-game slide and beat the Carolina Panthers 31-14 in Week 15.

Justin Herbert is a quarterbacking machine — and the NFL's most dangerous weapon

The AFC has been a tight race all season long between evenly matched teams, but Justin Herbert stands out among the rest as he drags the Los Angeles Chargers toward the playoffs.

by Diante Lee 6 months ago

NFL Week 14 Game Recap: Los Angeles Rams 30, Arizona Cardinals 23

Defensive tackle Aaron Donald led the Los Angeles Rams to a 30-23 victory over quarterback Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals on Monday Night Football.

NFL Week 14 Game Recap: Seattle Seahawks 33, Houston Texans 13

The Seattle Seahawks are finally picking themselves up off of the canvas after a miserable November, winning 33-13 against the Houston Texans in Week 14.

by Diante Lee 6 months ago

Lee: A brief dialogue about RPOs in the NFL

Run-pass option plays, commonly known as RPOs, continue to be a hot topic in the football world, yet there continues to be a large disconnect in our understanding of the contextual factors that explain what makes each RPO different.

by Diante Lee 6 months ago

NFL Week 14 Game Recap: Minnesota Vikings 36, Pittsburgh Steelers 28

Running back Dalvin Cook led the Minnesota Vikings to a 36-28 victory over quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday Night Football.

NFL Week 13 Game Recap: New England Patriots 14, Buffalo Bills 10

Running backs Damien Harris and Rhamondre Stevenson led the New England Patriots to a 14-10 victory over quarterback Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills.

NFL Week 13 Game Recap: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30, Atlanta Falcons 17

After a red hot start by the Atlanta Falcons in the first half and a bit of scuffling from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second, the Bucs finished off Sunday’s matchup against Atlanta with a 30-17 win.

Lee: NFL Week 12 biggest likes on offense and defense

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Breaking down the best offensive and defensive trends from the Week 12 NFL slate, including the San Francisco 49ers' two-back offense with wide receiver Deebo Samuel.

by Diante Lee 7 months ago

Was there anything wrong with Frank Reich's playcalling in the Colts' Week 12 loss to the Buccaneers?

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich took some heat for his playcalling in the team's Week 12 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but was the offense really to blame for the 38-31 defeat?

by Diante Lee 7 months ago

Lee: NFL Week 11 biggest likes on offense and defense

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Breaking down the best offensive trends from the Week 11 NFL slate, headlined by Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson's route-running prowess.

by Diante Lee 7 months ago

The Philadelphia Eagles have revived the 'spread-to-run' offense with QB Jalen Hurts

Since Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season, the Philadelphia Eagles have tapped into what some would call a "gimmick" offense. But it's working, and second-year quarterback Jalen Hurts is thriving.

by Diante Lee 7 months ago

NFL Week 11 Game Recap: Houston Texans 22, Tennessee Titans 13

The Tennessee Titans turned the ball over four times and fell to the Houston Texans at home, 22-13, in Week 11.

NFL Week 11 Game Recap: New England Patriots 25, Atlanta Falcons 0

Quarterback Mac Jones led the New England Patriots to a 25-0 victory over quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday Night Football.

by Diante Lee 7 months ago

Lee: NFL Week 10 Biggest Likes & Dislikes on Defense

Breaking down the best defensive trends from the Week 10 NFL slate, headlined by the Green Bay Packers' air-tight coverage against Russell Wilson and the New Orleans Saints' run-defense versus Tennessee.

by Diante Lee 7 months ago

Why the New England Patriots are once again the NFL team nobody wants to play

The New England Patriots are embracing a run-first approach on offense and a unique defensive scheme to handle their opponents week in and week out. They are now one of the NFL's hottest teams.

by Diante Lee 7 months ago

NFL Week 10 Game Recap: Minnesota Vikings 27, Los Angeles Chargers 20

The Los Angeles Chargers' inability to stop the run cost them again, as the AFC West leaders heading into into Week 10 fell to the Minnesota Vikings 27-20 at home.

Bio

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.

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