Chris Harris: Underrated and Elite

| July 15, 2015

Chris Harris is one of the league’s most underrated and under appreciated cornerbacks. Sam Monson takes a look at his game.

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Pressure: Conversion Percentage

| July 6, 2015

Have you ever wondered if some players convert more of their pressure than others into sacks? Wonder no more.

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Defensive Prototypes: 9-Technique

| June 9, 2015

Finishing his survey of D-line techniques, Sam Monson focuses on the “Wide-9″.

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Defensive Prototypes: 6- and 7-Techniques

| June 5, 2015

Moving out toward the edge of the line, Sam Monson looks to where we’d expect to find 4-3 DEs.

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Defensive Prototypes: 5-Technique

| June 5, 2015

Perhaps not as common as thought, finding the pure 5-technique is a tough task.

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Defensive Prototypes: 4-Technique

| June 4, 2015

It’s an alignment that’s falling off the map, but Sam Monson looks at the head-up 3-4 ends.

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Defensive Prototypes: 1-Technique

| June 3, 2015

With the second piece in the series, Sam Monson highlights the D-linemen seeing the most time lined up as a 1-technique.

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Defensive Prototypes: 0-Technique

| June 3, 2015

Sam Monson starts off another summer series with a look at the players lined up most often as 0-technique d-linemen.

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Michael Sam to the CFL

| May 26, 2015

As Michael Sam lands in Canada, Sam Monson inspects the brief look we had of him as an NFL hopeful.

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PFF’s Top 101 of 2014: No. 1, J.J. Watt

| May 19, 2015

For the third consecutive season, J.J. Watt takes the title as the top player in the PFF 101.

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