Does Play-Action Passing work better vs. Zone Defense?

Jon Gruden was quoted earlier this season stating that “Play-Action passing doesn’t work vs. man coverage”. This was shortly before all the racial/homophobic statements that came out of his mouth were unearthed, but after some of the “quotable Gruden-isms” we refer to often, like “Spider 2 Y Banana”. And besides him saying it earlier in … Continue reading Does Play-Action Passing work better vs. Zone Defense?

NFL Football Best Bets: Week 9 (2021)

NFL Football Best Bets: Week 9 (2021) Ryan’s Season Totals Best Bets: 15-8, Up 858%We have a healthy mix of bet types this week, from Team point totals to NFL Win Futures to consider.  Best Bet #1: Chicago Bears UNDER 16.5 points (-110)This is one of those games where there are just too many tactical … Continue reading NFL Football Best Bets: Week 9 (2021)

Week 9 – Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Rams

The surprisingly 20th ranked (by DVOA) Titans head to Los Angeles to take on the 4th rated Rams this Sunday night. The Titans (6-2) are coming off a roller coaster OT victory, where the team survived not one, but two of the top 5 worst coaching decisions of the week according to EDJ Sports. And … Continue reading Week 9 – Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Rams

Week 9 – Chicago Bears at Pittsburgh Steelers

The 26th ranked (by DVOA) Bears head to Pittsburgh to take on the 15th rated Steelers this Monday night. The Steelers (4-3) out-lasted the Browns last week, whereas the Bears (3-5) lost a “U-Shaped” game vs the 49ers. The divisional win by the Steelers resulted in the second highest increase in playoff likelihood (now at … Continue reading Week 9 – Chicago Bears at Pittsburgh Steelers