Positional value varies quite a bit from team to team in the NFL, especially when it comes to acquiring players that complement those already on a given roster. As the burgeoning analytics movement cascades into the league, the raucous and widespread devaluing of certain positions - in conjunction with teams' priorities - makes for deflated … Continue reading Tasteful Filmography: David Moore soars in Wembley
The NFL is in a state of crisis. The anti-run research is nothing but a bully’s efforts to intimidate, gaslight, and polarize their victims.
After the most interesting game we've experienced this season, welcome back to THE T*STEFUL ROUNDUP. Contributors, guest-posters, and all sorts of rascals from the BeastGlobe will write up a brief chunk of text discussing their thoughts from the previous night's game. It will likely be a combination of humor, insight, knowledge, ineptitude, and everything in … Continue reading T*steful Roundup: Fuck the Rams Edition
Broadly speaking, all truths can be divided into two categories: the obvious and the not-obvious. While the former is important and often serves as the bedrock of each of our own worlds to the extent we can derive any joy from thinking, we do so in consideration of the latter. For example, the purpose of … Continue reading The Shadow of Triumph
As a Pete Carroll stan, I was pretty surprised by Seahawks Twitter’s reaction following their nail-biting 20-17 win this weekend. Common critiques of outdated coaching philosophy, predictable play-design, and ineffective scheming ran rampant on my Sunday night feed. Personally, I felt most of those comments were unwarranted. The Seahawks did win the game after all, … Continue reading Pete Carroll is holding back Russell Wilson (and that’s a good thing)
*Disclaimer: much of this was written before Earl went down so my somber attitude won’t be reflected much—I’m dead inside btw* Lil Jon yelling “shots, shots, shots” but instead it’s “sacks, sacks, sacks.” Your Seattle Seahawks welcomed Josh Rosen’s inaugural NFL start with just enough chaos upfront despite tallying one sack. They did manage seven … Continue reading On Pass Rush: Glendale
Week 3 against the Chargers, 2010: Earl Thomas misplays a pass and after he returns to the sideline, NFL Films cameras capture Pete Carroll coaching Thomas up on what to do in that scenario. Not long after, Thomas picks off his first career pass, this time NFL Films capturing Carroll reacting like a proud father. … Continue reading Not Like This