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Blast From The Past: Rocky Boiman

New series to fill out the rest of the offseason. Which is mercifully close to being over. Inspired by a Jerame Tuman name-drop on a recent edition of The Terrible Podcast, and a “Forgettable Pirates” twitter account that I love, we’ll rattle off a few Pittsburgh Steelers that have fallen into the recesses of your mind. […] The post Blast From The Past: Rocky Boiman appeared...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NEW FBF Podcast: How to Improve the NFL (the football part)

How can the NFL make its on-field product live up to its potential?...without all the senseless interruptions, rules confusions, and ticky-tack nonsense.  Former NFL linebackers Matt Chatham and Rocky Boiman join former offensive lineman Grey Ruegamer as they walk through the on-field rule changes that Roger Goodell and the league made this offseason.  The guys then dive into all...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rocky Boiman: Is The Up-Tempo NFL Offense Becoming Obsolete?

The up-tempo offensive attack in the NFL is far from a secret, but it’s still used as a way slow defenses down. But for how much longer will that be the case? Former NFL linebacker Rocky Boiman became a college football color commentator around the same time that schools were embracing lightning-speed, no-huddle offenses. And Boiman said in his latest...
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

London-Based NFL Team A Certainty, But Still Not Good Idea

Some time in the next eight years, an NFL team will move to London, according to Rocky Boiman. Just because it is destined to happen, however, doesn’t make it a good idea. Beyond the obvious travel obstacles the NFL would face having a franchise across the pond, a London-based team would face scores of other challenges, not all of them purely logistical. It is far from known how...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Must Make Jameis Winston Uncomfortable To Pull Off Upset

Jameis Winston has had a bumpy road this season off the field, and he’s going to get his stiffest test on the field Saturday night. Winston and No. 2 Florida State have had a relatively light schedule this season, but will change when No. 6 Notre Dame invades Doak Campbell Stadium. Winston doesn’t look nearly as invincible as he did last season in his Heisman Trophy season, but...
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL’s Continued Increase In Penalties Diminishing Product, Ruining Game

The NFL’s TV ratings may be strong, but the league is slowly hurting itself by slowing down the game. Penalties are up this season, and that’s making for a worse product. Frequent stops in the game make watching a game difficult to say the least, and it may end up driving fans away from the game, despite its incredible popularity. Former NFL player Rocky Boiman wrote on FootballByFootball...
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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