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Football Defensive Schemes: The Basics You Should Know

Calling a defense is one of the greatest challenges in football. Game plans are based entirely on prediction—predicting what formations an offense w...

Why Wrestlers Make Awesome Football Players

John Madden once said he wished all his offensive linemen had a wrestling background.  For good reason. While the connection between football a...

Ignoring Football's Work-Rest Ratios Is Holding You Back

Football is a unique game. No other team sport is defined by such short, furious bursts of intense activity broken up by extended periods of standi...

Why Tuzar Skipper Could Be The Steelers' Next Great Sack Artist

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping Tuzar Skipper could be another James Harrison. Like Harrison, Skipper is a sack artist the Steelers unearthed as...

How a Unique Speed Training Program Flipped the Fortunes of Indiana Football

It's one of those classic coach-isms—"You can't teach speed." Dr. Matt Rhea doesn't buy it. "The old adage you can't teach speed or you can't ...

Want to Have Your Best Football Offseason Ever? Do This Right Now

So, your high school football season is over. Whether it ended in ecstasy or disappointment, the time to start planning for next season is now. ...

How Dialing in His Mechanics Helped Christian McCaffrey Supercharge His Speed

Speed kills. Christian McCaffrey is living proof. McCaffrey's production has taken a quantum leap forward this season, an extraordinary feat when y...

20-Minute Full-Body Thanksgiving Day Workout

Thanksgiving is here! Time for some relaxation, gratitude and a chance to have some quality family time. The best part for an athlete is you finally get...

The 1985 NFL Combine Sounds Like a Total Disaster

Today, the NFL Combine is an ultra-slick, media-saturated event held in absolutely perfect conditions. But it wasn't always this way. Back in 19...

Nick Bosa Taunts Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma With Sack Celebration

Monday Night Football couldn't have gone much better for Nick Bosa. And it couldn't have gone much worse for Baker Mayfield. Bosa, a rookie defe...

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