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Derek Willems
Derek was born, bred and fed in the Dawg Pound as a Cleveland Browns fan. Currently he is a student assistant with the Kent State Football program, his primary focus being Defensive Backs. He eventually hopes to coach high level football but for now in his spare time he enjoys breaking down film and writing to inform the readers of things he is seeing. For all of Derek's articles: Click Here.

Cardinals Pass Rush vs. Packers – 9 sacks, 4 FF

Aaron Rodgers will be seeing red in his sleep as the Cardinals pass rush, led by Dwight Freeney and Calais Campbell, tormented the Packers QB. The Cardinals blitz packages destroyed the Packers pass protection time and time again and as the game went o…

Dec 30, 2015 Derek Willems

Teddy Bridgewater vs. Bears – 17/20, 231 yards, 5 total TD’s

Teddy Bridgewater does not put up stats like most QB’s leading playoff teams (2nd fewest TD’s of QB’s with 10 or more starts), but he doesn’t have to. Adrian Peterson carries the load for the Vikings most of the time, leading th…

Dec 23, 2015 Derek Willems
Winston Cover

Jameis Winston vs. Falcons – 18/27, 227 yards, 2 total TDs

Jameis Winston has helped the Buccaneers climb back into contention in the 2015 season. The rookie from Florida St. hasn’t had the most eye popping season in terms of stats (58.6% completions, 17 TD, 11 INT) but the Bucs are sitting at 6-6 and on…

Dec 10, 2015 Derek Willems
Brown Cover

Antonio Brown vs. Colts – 8 catches, 118 yards, 2 TD

Antonio Brown has had his typical season once again in 2015, but in Week 13 against the Colts he had a great game in a must-win game. Brown has exceptional quickness and acceleration out of his breaks that allow him to get open. Listed at 5’10…

Dec 09, 2015 Derek Willems

Jeremy Maclin vs. Bills – 9 catches, 160 yards, 1 TD

Jeremy Maclin has had the definition of a hot and cold season in his first year with the Kansas City Chiefs. Maclin is known as a big play threat with durability questions, although he has only missed one game in 2015, his 3 TD’s and 13.5 yards p…

Dec 04, 2015 Derek Willems

Adrian Peterson vs. Falcons – 29 carries, 158 yards, 2 TDs

Adrian Peterson has regained his old form recently after missing the 2014 season, and that was on display in Week 12 against the Atlanta Falcons. Peterson carried the ball 28 times and helped the Minnesota offense hold the ball for over 33 minutes. Pet…

Dec 02, 2015 Derek Willems

DeAndre Hopkins vs. Jets – 5 catches, 118 yards, 2 TDs

DeAndre Hopkins has dominated opponents in 2015, and in week 11 the Texans would face the New York Jets and their star CB Darrelle Revis. Hopkins, once again, dominated the game finishing with 5 catches for 118 yards including a 61 yard TD leaving the …

Nov 27, 2015 Derek Willems

Johnny Manziel – First 4 Games of 2015

Johnny Manziel may be the most talked about figure in the NFL, but most of the talk about him is centered around his off the field antics. But what does Johnny bring to the field? You’ve heard all of the cliche’s: he’s too small, he c…

Nov 24, 2015 Derek Willems

Scouting Report: Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State

Trae Waynes took the NFL world by storm on Monday, posting his time of 4.31 in the 40 yard dash and immediately sending him up every fan’s draft board. But how good is Waynes on the field? Last year his running mate Darqueze Dennard was taken in …

Mar 02, 2015 Derek Willems

Scouting Report: Marcus Peters, CB, Washington

The case of Marcus Peters is an interesting one, the top rated CB on many analysts draft boards throughout the season and then he was kicked off the team after multiple run-ins with his coaching staff. Although a very talented player, being dismissed f…

Feb 24, 2015 Derek Willems
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