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When people think of the elite quarterbacks in the league, they think of names like Rodgers, Brady, Brees and Stafford. They see 5000 yard seasons and 40+ touchdowns leading explosive offensives with impressive arm strength and pinpoint accuracy. What often gets overlooked is how poor their own defenses are in the rankings. What do Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Matthew Stafford all have in common? Their team defenses are ranked 32nd, 31st, 24th, and 23rd in total defense, respectively. Despite these deficiencies, these four quarterbacks combine to own five Super Bowl rings and three MVP awards. They are the epitome of team leaders.That is the next step for Ben Roethlisberger.For decades, the Pittsburgh Steelers have defined championship teams by the strength of their defense. When you ask someone what their first thoughts are when they think of the Steelers -aside from rivalry-fueled vulgarity- the first word is usually defense. The franchise became ignited with a d...
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To borrow a Buddhist concept, Aaron Rodgers has achieved NFL enlightenment.
He is the league's reigning Most Valuable Player. He possesses complete understanding of opposing defensive schemes. His knowledge of Green Bay's own West Coast offense is so comprehensive that it has allowed head coach Mike McCarthy to add even more concepts into an already complex playbook.
Quarterback Tom Brady was solid in New England's season-opening win over the Titans. He completed 23 of 31 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns. Brady did not throw an interception.Fantasy Spin:That computes to a quarterback rating of 117.1. Brady's most targeted receiver Sunday was Brandon Lloyd, who he threw to on eight occasions. Next up for Brady and company will be...
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees salvaged a lousy day with two fourth-quarter touchdown passes.Fantasy Spin:Brees finished with 339 yards on 52 passing attempts, three touchdowns and two picks. He completed just 46.2 percent of his passes.
A revamped defense didn't look revamped. A revived running game didn't look revived. And not even Aaron Rodgers could bail out the Green Bay Packers.
Rodgers' attempt at a fourth-quarter rally fell short and the Packers were handed a harsh reality check Sunday, opening the season with a 30-22 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
It was an unsettling start for a team that...
The AFC East will be one of the weakest divisions in 2012, with only the New England Patriots posing any kind of threat to go deep in the playoffs. However, even the Patriots will not be as dominant as they have been in years past due to a below average offensive line, a concept that was previously foreign to Tom Brady.Over the last decade, the formula for having success against...
Will Brandon Lloyd become another 1,000 yard receiver for Tom Brady and the Patriots Offense?
With the 2012 NFL regular season officially underway, rosters are set and new stars are ready to be born. For every emerging star, however, comes a player who won’t live up to expectations and takes a step back from their previous success. Each team across the league will experience...
In the marquee matchup of the day, the San Francisco 49ers came into Lambeau Field and left with a 30-22 win over the Green Bay Packers. The 49ers defense harassed MVP Aaron Rodgers all day long, sacking him three times (a fourth came passed the line of scrimmage), and picked him off once (a second one dropped). The Packers had no ground game at all, and after a season where they...
Patrick Willis, NaVorro Bowman, Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks form "the best tandem of 3-4 linebackers in the league," quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. Willis and Bowman combined for 235 tackles and Smith and Brooks tallied 21 sacks.