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Zach Tantillo

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NFL Week 14 PFF ReFocused: Denver Broncos 32, Carolina Panthers 27

Quarterback Drew Lock threw four touchdowns to lead the Denver Broncos past Teddy Bridgewater's Carolina Panthers in Week 14 of the 2020 NFL season.

Tantillo: The 2020 Alabama offense is the best we have seen under Nick Saban

Since PFF began grading college football in 2014, no Alabama offense has been better than the one led by Mac Jones, Devonta Smith and Najee Harris in 2020.

by Zach Tantillo 1 year ago

NFL Week 13 PFF ReFocused: Los Angeles Rams 38, Arizona Cardinals 28

The Los Angeles Rams are back on top of the NFC West after a 38-28 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

NFL Week 13 PFF ReFocused: Las Vegas Raiders 31, New York Jets 28

The tank for Trevor Lawrence is still on for the Jets after an improbable 46-yard touchdown pass to Henry Ruggs III with 5 seconds left lifted the Las Vegas Raiders to a 31-28 victory.

NFL Week 12 PFF ReFocused: New York Giants 19, Cincinnati Bengals 17

The New York Giants were able to squeeze out a 19-17 win against the Brandon Allen-led Cincinnati Bengals to move to 4-7 and into first place in the NFC East.

NFL Week 11 PFF ReFocused: Los Angeles Chargers 34, New York Jets 28

Rookie quarterback Justin Herbert returned to form and put on a show in the Los Angeles Chargers' 34-28 win over the New York Jets in Week 11.

NFL Week 11 PFF ReFocused: Carolina Panthers 20, Detroit Lions 0

The Carolina Panthers made do with P.J. Walker at the helm while shutting out the Detroit Lions in Week 11.

College Football: Stats to know for Week 12 of the 2020 college football season

From the Alabama receiving corps' dominance to Justin Fields' outstanding start to the season, here are the stats to know for the top matchups of the Week 12 college football slate.

by Zach Tantillo 1 year ago

NFL Week 10 PFF ReFocused: Los Angeles Rams 23, Seattle Seahawks 16

The Los Angeles Rams held Russell Wilson and company in check en route to a 23-16 win over the Seattle Seahawks in Week 10.

College Football: Stats to know for Week 11 of the 2020 college football season

From the Northwestern defense's second-half dominance to Justin Fields' outstanding start to the season, here are the stats to know for the top-25 matchups heading into the Week 11 slate.

by Zach Tantillo 1 year ago

NFL Week 9 PFF ReFocused: Pittsburgh Steelers 24, Dallas Cowboys 19

It was not pretty in the slightest, but the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Garrett Gilbert-led Dallas Cowboys, 24-19, to remain the lone undefeated team in the NFL.

NFL Week 9 PFF ReFocused: Atlanta Falcons 34, Denver Broncos 27

No Calvin Ridley, no problem. Even though the team was without one half of its dynamic receiving duo, the Atlanta Falcons were able to hold off the Denver Broncos’ late comeback and escape Week 9 with a 34-27 win.

College Football: Stats to know for Week 10 of the 2020 college football season

From Kedon Slovis' pinpoint accuracy rate to Clemson's ACC-leading pressure rate, here are the stats to know for Week 10's biggest matchups.

by Zach Tantillo 1 year ago

College Football: The highest-graded SEC player at every position through Week 9

The Alabama Crimson Tide dominates PFF's list of the top-graded players from the SEC, with QB Mac Jones, WR DeVonta Smith, DI Phidarian Mathis and CB Patrick Surtain II all leading their peers in PFF grade.

by Zach Tantillo 1 year ago

NFL Week 8 PFF ReFocused: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 25, New York Giants 23

In a game that was not supposed to be relatively close, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed a controversial flag pickup on a New York Giants 2-point conversion to seal the 25-23 Monday night victory. 

NFL Week 8 PFF ReFocused: Pittsburgh Steelers 28, Baltimore Ravens 24

When the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens face-off, it rarely disappoints. This game came down to the final snap, which saw Lamar Jackson’s pass broken up by Minkah Fitzpatrick in the end zone to hold onto the Steelers' 28-24 victory. 

NFL Week 7 PFF ReFocused: Kansas City Chiefs 43, Denver Broncos 16

The Denver Broncos were no match the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 7, falling short in all facets en route to a 43-16 loss.

NFL Week 7 PFF ReFocused: Detroit Lions 23, Atlanta Falcons 22

The Atlanta Falcons relinquished yet another late lead, this time allowing Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions to drive down the field in the waning minutes in Week 7.

College Football: Highest-graded freshman at each position through Week 7

The pandemic may have made it more difficult for freshmen to make a splash during Spring and Fall camps, but despite the circumstances, these first-year players have battled against adversity and made a name for themselves in their first season of action.

by Zach Tantillo 1 year ago

NFL Week 6 PFF ReFocused: Atlanta Falcons 40, Minnesota Vikings 23

The Atlanta Falcons fired on all cylinders for the full 60 minutes in a 40-23 rout of the Minnesota Vikings in Week 6.

Bio

Zach joined PFF part-time in May 2020 as intern with the social team. He graduated from Auburn University with a degree in journalism in 2019.

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