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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.
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How Carson Wentz threw 2 picks vs Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday and much of that was due to Carson Wentz — the rookie quarterback from North Dakota State — making bad decisions, forcing passes down the field; two of those passes resulted… Ar…

Dec 10, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Jared Goff’s debut for Rams highlights problems in his game and offense as a whole

LA Rams quarterback Jared Goff, the number one overall pick in April over Carson Wentz and many others, made his first official start on a rainy Sunday versus the Miami Dolphins. The highly-anticipated debut was already on shaky ground as many… …

Dec 07, 2016 Samuel Gold
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The trickery of Doug Baldwin’s touchdown pass to Russell Wilson

The Seattle Seahawks came away with a 26-15 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in large due to their success on explosive plays offensively and defensively. This is a closer look at one of those plays and how it unfolded with a little&helli…

Dec 04, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Breaking down CJ Prosise’s 72-yard TD vs Eagles

Early in the first quarter on the Seattle Seahawks’ second drive against the Philadelphia Eagles, rookie running back C.J. Prosise broke free for a 72-yard touchdown run. How did it happen? The Seahawks call an inside zone running play to… Art…

Dec 02, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Can Robert Kelley keep his job as the Redskins starting RB?

Running back Robert Kelley couldn’t do enough to get selected in the draft when he was coming out of Tulane this year, but did just enough things right to have the Washington Redskins sign him afterwards. As most undrafted free agents go, Kelley&hell…

Nov 30, 2016 Samuel Gold
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How Doug Baldwin led the Seahawks to an upset win over the Patriots

Despite a mountain of hype that stood almost no chance of being lived up to, the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots had an epic Sunday night game that ultimately ended with the Seahawks outlasting the Patriots to win 31-24. Looking at … A…

Nov 27, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Russell Wilson was near perfect against the Bills

After having one of the worst games of his career versus the New Orleans Saints, Russell Wilson completely redeemed himself versus the Buffalo Bills on Monday Night. Earlier this week I looked at his beautiful touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham… Art…

Nov 20, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Russell Wilson’s perfect TD throw to Jimmy Graham

Fight past the noise of Richard Sherman, flags, and controversies with kickers’ wives and you’ll notice that incredible football that was played on Monday night. In an exciting Seattle Seahawks victory over the Buffalo Bills, Russell… Articl…

Nov 17, 2016 Samuel Gold
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There’s something wrong with Russell Wilson versus the Saints

After analyzing the New Orleans Saints’ “pick” plays during the fourth quarter earlier in the week, I wanted to take a deeper look at the offense to see why they were struggling to produce despite having so many offensive weapons. This… Ar…

Nov 14, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Blame both Blake Bortles and Allen Robinson for lack of production

One of the key storylines of the 2016 season is the lack of production by Jacksonville Jaguars’ wide receiver Allen Robinson. In 2015, he had a breakout year gaining 1,400 yards and 14 touchdowns, all while maintaining a 9.2 yard per yard……

Nov 10, 2016 Samuel Gold
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