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Samuel Gold
Sam founded NFL Breakdowns after working his way through the journalist farm system and is enjoying life in the big league. Growing up outside of Washington, D.C., Sam didn’t choose the Redskins, the Redskins chose him. Out of a love for the game and an insatiable curiosity to determine why his beloved team was underperforming, Sam turned to studying film in NFL Breakdowns. Follow me @SamuelRGold. For all of Sam's articles: Click Here. Sam is a guest contributor at Upvoted.com by Reddit, InsideThePylon, and RedskinsCapitalConnection.

Joe Haden vs. T.Y. Hilton: 6 receptions, 99 yards, 2 TDs

Joe Haden allowed 6 receptions on 8 targets for 99 yards and 2 TDs versus T.Y. Hilton. Based solely on these statistics one would assume that Haden did not perform well facing the Colts’ top wide receiver, but in fact Haden was dynamic all&hellip…

Dec 12, 2014 Samuel Gold

Le’Veon Bell and the Counter Trap/Power: 26 carries, 185 yards, 2 TDs versus CIN

Le’Veon Bell and the counter trap/power were executed to perfection by the Steelers offensive line to allow Bell to gain 185 yards on the ground. These plays will breakdown how the counter trap/power was performed. Stats – 26 … Artic…

Dec 11, 2014 Samuel Gold

Colt McCoy, RG3, and the Redskins Shutdown By the Rams Defense

[follow_me] Colt McCoy and the Redskins played the Rams at home resulting in a humuliating defeat. In this match-up the Rams defensive front seven dominated the line of scrimmage and shutdown the Redskins offense. This post will look at how… Art…

Dec 10, 2014 Samuel Gold

DeMarco Murray and the Cowboys Dominate the Bears – 32 carries, 179 yards, 1 TD

DeMarco Murray gained 228 yards against the Bears on 32 carries and 9 receptions. This post will breakdown his plays. Stats – 32 carries, 179 yards (5.6 ypc), 1 TD, 9 rec on 10 targets for 49 yards for 228 total yards The Bears defense was &helli…

Dec 08, 2014 Samuel Gold

DeAndre Hopkins Torched the Titans – 9 rec, 238 yards, 2 TDs

DeAndre Hopkins put on a clinic versus the Titans totaling 238 yards and 2 touchdowns on 9 receptions. This post will show how crisp route running, excellent hands and outstanding ball tracking ability helped Hopkins accomplish this feat.… Artic…

Dec 05, 2014 Samuel Gold

Watt vs Titans: 2 sacks, 4 QB hits, 4 QB hurries

Watt was dominant versus the Titans totaling 2 sacks, 4 QB hits, and 4 QB hurries. Here are some of his plays versus the Titans where he utilized the hump move to get to the quarterback. Play 1Situation: 3rd and 7 at HOU 45Description: Q2 –&hell…

Dec 04, 2014 Samuel Gold

Colt McCoy’s Impressive Performance versus the Colts

After another sub-par game, Jay Gruden and the Redskins benched Robert Griffin III in favor of Colt McCoy. This breakdown will look at his plays during the game. Stats – 31/47 for 392 yards (8.3 y/a), 3 TDs, 0 INT, 4 fumbles (1 lost), 6 sacks&hel…

Dec 03, 2014 Samuel Gold

Odell Beckham Jr’s Breakout Performance versus Cowboys

The rookie wide receiver from LSU, Odell Beckham Jr, has put together an impressive rookie season so far totaling 41 receptions, 601 yards and 5 touchdowns. But nothing was more impressive than his performance Sunday night versus the Cowboys.… A…

Nov 27, 2014 Samuel Gold

RG3 Benched; Redskins Made the Correct Decision

After one of the worst performances of RG3’s career against the Buccaneers, RG3 tried to redeem himself versus the San Francisco 49ers. This post will analyse how he played. Play 1Situation: 1st and 10 at WSH 17Description: Q1 –… Art…

Nov 26, 2014 Samuel Gold

Josh Gordon’s Impressive Return to the NFL in Atlanta

Josh Gordon finished the 2013 season leading the league with 1646 yards in only 14 games. After another NFL violation this off-season, Gordon finally returned to play in this Week 12 match-up against the Falcons. This post will take a look at… A…

Nov 25, 2014 Samuel Gold
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