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From the Far Hash: A Preseason Primer on the Veer and Inverted Veer

From the Far Hash: A Preseason Primer on the Veer and Inverted Veer

This is part two of a two-part series on the option football currently becoming popular in today’s NFL. The first installment was on the zone read option. This second installment is on the veer and inverted veer. Option football looks... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: The Packers Miss Joe Philbin

From the Far Hash: The Packers Miss Joe Philbin

Let me start by asking two questions: Who is the most invisible coach, from a fan’s perspective, but one of the most important coaches to the football team? Who will the 2013 version of the Packers miss the most from a previous... read more »

 

Misplaced Priorities, Death, PEDs, and Fictional Characters

Misplaced Priorities, Death, PEDs, and Fictional Characters

This week, Ryan Braun was suspended for the remainder of the 2013 MLB season. This should be no surprise, really. We’ve been hearing and reading about the buildup for weeks. It was just a matter of time. That doesn’t diminish the... read more »

 

Another “If I Based My Franchise Around” and Other Fantasy Inanities Post

Another “If I Based My Franchise Around” and Other Fantasy Inanities Post

With breaking news of Ryan Braun’s suspension angering Brewers fans, and Greg Jennings once again being an all-around moron with his “structure” and “cookie-cutter” comments, Wisconsin fans are incensed. That’s... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: A Preseason Primer On the Zone Read

From the Far Hash: A Preseason Primer On the Zone Read

This is part one of a two-part series on the option football currently becoming popular in today’s NFL. Stay tuned for the upcoming part two. This first installment is on the zone read option. One thing we know about the NFL is it’s... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: We’ve Seen This All Before, Greg Jennings

From the Far Hash: We’ve Seen This All Before, Greg Jennings

I had not planned on writing an article about Greg Jennings. I had not even planned on writing anything today, for that matter, but the timing is right and fruit is ripe for the picking. Since yesterday, the Twitterverse, blogosphere, and sports... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: The Training Camp Drinking Game

From the Far Hash: The Training Camp Drinking Game

Disclaimer: this is meant as a joke. I do not endorse the use of alcohol. Only drink responsibly and legally. I am not responsible for any injury or death due to drinking, reading this article, or playing this game. In fact, this is not... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: No More Excuses for A. J. Hawk

From the Far Hash: No More Excuses for A. J. Hawk

Let me start with a philosophical question. If you remain at the same speed, but everyone around you has slowed down, are you going faster? No, I’m not talking about Albert Einstein and light speed. But, there is a scene in the movie “Days... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Eddie Lacy and the Zone Blocking Scheme Running Game

From the Far Hash: Eddie Lacy and the Zone Blocking Scheme Running Game

Prologue I’ve received some requests to write about the zone blocking scheme (ZBS) the Packers use in the running game. I’m the first to admit that the ZBS is my biggest enigma when watching the Packers play. I’ve... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Drawing Up the Back Shoulder Pass

From the Far Hash: Drawing Up the Back Shoulder Pass

The back shoulder pass was the Packers signature play during the 15-1 2011 campaign. In fact, it was so good that John Harbaugh, coach of the Baltimore Ravens, wanted Joe Flacco to emulate that for their 2012 season. Their result? Super... read more »