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Did Rex Ryan make referee blow inadvertent whistle?

The “inadvertent whistle” play from Monday night’s Patriots-Bills game will go down as one of the worst blemishes for NFL officials during the 2015 season. Could it have been avoided if Rex Ryan wasn’t screaming in the face of the guy who was responsible for it? After referee Gene Steratore sorted out the debacle and awarded Danny Amendola a reception (video here), Rex Ryan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Deflategate Game Officials List Still Hanging In Gillette Stadium Booth (Photo)

The New England Patriots would like nothing more than to move of from Deflategate, but as of Thursday afternoon, one memento from the game that kicked off the firestorm had yet to be removed from Gillette Stadium. As former Patriots linebacker and current NESN analyst Matt Chatham pointed out on Twitter, the list of game officials from last year’s AFC Championship Game still...
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Inside The Play: Jeremy Maclin’s One-Handed Grab Made Possible By Perfect Pass

Jeremy Maclin might have received all of the praise for his incredible one-handed catch against the San Francisco 49ers last season, but Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles deserves some of the glory too. In Football by Football’s newest feature, “Inside the Play,” former NFL linebacker Matt Chatham broke down Foles’ pass that led to the diving grab in Week 4, noting...
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Teams Maneuvering Sizable Salary Cap Hits As Offseason Gets Started

The NFL offseason feels like it just started, but already there’s been a flurry of moves across the league. Teams are not only looking to make deals to improve them on the field for 2015, but they’re also making salary cap-influenced transactions that not only free up cap space now but paints a better financial picture in the future. That’s played out in different ways so far...
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Effective Running Game, Balance Still Key To Winning Late-Season NFL Games

Balance in life is important, and it’s just as vital when it comes to having success in the NFL. The passing game obviously is important for a lot of teams across the league, but are the NFL’s best teams also the ones who throw the ball the most? Former NFL linebacker Matt Chatham dug deeper to answer that question Tuesday on
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: The importance of Aqib Talib

This keeps getting brushed past, but Demaryius Thomas’ longest reception of the game came in man-to-man coverage vs Talib in 1st quarter — Matt Chatham (@chatham58) January 20, 2014   I know this is supposed to show that having Talib for the whole game wouldn’t have guaranteed that Thomas would have been shut down. But in my mind, this shows the opposite. While Talib allowed...
Via cover32 - Patriots
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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