Author Archives: Samuel Gold


About The Author

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 by Reddit, InsideThePylon, and RedskinsCapitalConnection.

Kirk Cousins’ 9 Interceptions in 2014

In my last article I broke down Kirk Cousins’ ten touchdowns during weeks 2 through 7. In this article we will go over his nine interceptions starting with his first one that occurred during the third week of the season against the Eagles. It was…

Jul 11, 2015 Samuel Gold

Kirk Cousins’ 10 Touchdowns in 2014

After RG3 was injured in Week 2 versus the Jaguars, Kirk Cousins stepped in and started for the Redskins. In 2014, Cousins threw 10 touchdowns in 6 games until he was subsequently benched for Colt McCoy versus the Titans in Week 7. This breakdown will …

Jul 02, 2015 Samuel Gold

RG3’s 6 Interceptions in 2014

In my last article I broke down RG3’s 5 touchdowns this season. In this breakdown we will take a look at his interceptions and see what we can learn from the mistakes during the 2014 season. Season Stats RG3 – 147/214 (68.7%), 1,694 yards, 7.9 …

Jun 29, 2015 Samuel Gold

RG3’s 5 Touchdowns in 2014

RG3 played in nine games this season due to a dislocated ankle injury he suffered during Week 2 versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. In this breakdown we will look at the five touchdowns he scored, four through the air and his last on the ground during the…

Jun 28, 2015 Samuel Gold

Cam Newton’s 15 Interceptions in 2014

Cam Newton threw 15 interceptions this season where 12 were in the regular season and 3 were in the postseason. In my previous film analysis we took a look at Newton’ 27 touchdown passes to see how he completed. This film breakdown will look at t…

Jun 06, 2015 Samuel Gold

Tom Brady’s 44 Touchdowns in 2014

Tom Brady had an excellent year playing for the Patriots leading them to a Super Bowl victory over the Seahawk. In this breakdown, we will look at some of Brady’s top touchdowns throughout the regular season and post season. For all thirteen of h…

Jun 01, 2015 Samuel Gold

Cam Newton’s 27 Touchdowns in 2014

Cam Newton was drafted out of Auburn first overall in 2011. During the 2014 season, Newton dealt with some injuries but played the vast majority of the season completing 27 touchdowns for the Panthers’ offense and leading them to the divisional r…

May 28, 2015 Samuel Gold

Tom Brady’s 13 Interceptions in 2014

Tom Brady played incredibly throughout the 2014 season throwing for 43 touchdowns and only throwing 13 interceptions on his way to winning Super Bowl XLIX. This film breakdown will take a look at those 13 interceptions Brady threw throughout the regula…

May 21, 2015 Samuel Gold

Jimmy Garoppolo vs Buffalo – 10/17, 90 yards

Jimmy Garoppolo is slated to start for the Patriots’ opening day squad in place of quarterback Tom Brady due to Brady’s four game suspension in Deflategate. Garoppolo will face the Steelers in Week 1, the Bills in Week 2, and the Jaguars an…

May 14, 2015 Samuel Gold

Scouting Report: Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon

Marcus Mariota was a three star dual-threat quarterback coming from Honolulu, Hawaii. He had interest from many schools especially in the PAC-12, but only received offers from Memphis and Oregon. Mariota chose Oregon due Mark Helfrich, Oregon’s t…

Apr 30, 2015 Samuel Gold
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