Pre-Free Agency May Be Seahawks Focus

It is common for people to perceive the NFL off-season as a series of separate events. Players are cut for salary cap purposes in February and March (and again in June). Free Agency happens in March, and reall...

John Carlson Disappoints

It was just over a year ago that I was predicting big, big things for John Carlson. Not only did he have a stellar rookie season, but he filled a need on a team that desperately needed the classic "outlet" rece...

FORMATION EXPLORATION: Two TE Drag

One of the most reliable plays for the Hawks during their 2005 Super Bowl run was the naked bootleg with Jerramy Stevens and Joe Jurevicious dragging across the formation. It gave Matt two outlet options becomi...

The Second Coming of John Carlson

John Carlson lived up to, and in many ways, exceeded expectations that were set for him last season. Some of his early success can be attributed to the QB and WR injury situation that forced more throws in his ...

Let the pilfering continue

As you probably have seen, Alge Crumpler was released by the Falcons today. This is a guy who has not caught less than 42 balls and 5 TDs in any of the last five seasons. Outside of Jerramy Stevens "break-out" ...