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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.

Stephen Paea and the Redskins’ 3-4 Under Defense

Free agent Stephen Paea signed with the Washington Redskins after completing a personal season best of 6.0 sacks, 11 quarterback hits, and 31 quarterback hurries for the Chicago Bears in 2014. Paea chose the Redskins over Dallas, Detroit,… Artic…

Mar 11, 2015 Samuel Gold

Scouting Report: Shane Ray, DE/OLB, Missouri

Shane Ray was a three-star high school recruit from Shawnee Mission, Kansas. He was recruited to play for Kansas, Notre Dame, but decided to sign with the Missouri Tigers instead. Ray redshirted his freshman season and worked his way from rotational&he…

Mar 01, 2015 Samuel Gold

Scouting Report: Vic Beasley, DE/OLB, Clemson

Vic Beasley was a three-star high school recruit from Adairsville, Georgia who chose to attend Clemson University after being recruited to play at both Auburn and Alabama. Beasley considered entering the 2014 NFL Draft and was projected … Articl…

Feb 26, 2015 Samuel Gold

Scouting Report: Randy Gregory, DE/OLB, Nebraska

Randy Gregory was a four-star junior college prospect from Arizona Western College. Even though Gregory missed the entire 2012 season due to a broken leg, his dominant freshman campaign in 2011 in which he collected 82 tackles and 9 sacks was… A…

Feb 25, 2015 Samuel Gold

Scouting Report: Danny Shelton, NT, Washington

Danny Shelton was a four star recruit out of Auburn, Washington weighing in at 300 lbs in high school. He was recruited to play at CAL, Oregon, and UCLA, but chose Washington to play in-state for the Washington Huskies. Shelton played rotationally&hell…

Feb 18, 2015 Samuel Gold

Scouting Report: Leonard Williams, DE, USC

Leonard Williams was a four-star recruit coming out of Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Florida. Rivals.com rated him as the 5th best strongside defensive end in the 2012 class and 53rd nationally. Williams was heavily recruited by … Artic…

Feb 17, 2015 Samuel Gold

Scouting Report: Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama

Amari Cooper was a four star recruit coming out of Miami Northwestern High School (Miami, FL) in 2012 where he played with current Minnesota quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. He was heavily recruited by the University of Miami, Florida State,… Arti…

Feb 15, 2015 Samuel Gold

Malcolm Butler’s Other Super Bowl XLIX Plays

By this point everyone has seen Malcolm Butler’s final interception against Russell Wilson to end the Super Bowl, but how did he play in his other snaps? This breakdown will show you that outside of his interception, Butler was phenomenal……

Feb 07, 2015 Samuel Gold

Russell Wilson vs Patriots – Super Bowl XLIX

Russell Wilson threw the final interception to Malcolm Butler to end Super Bowl XLIX, but does that one play tell the full story? Many critics are using that play and his overall statline to project and his criticize his performance in the Super&hellip…

Feb 04, 2015 Samuel Gold

Malcolm Butler’s Final Super Bowl Interception on Russell Wilson

Since not everyone understands what happened on Malcolm Butler’s interception I wanted to do a quick breakdown of the play that ended Super Bowl 49 for Russell Wilson and the Seahawks. Edit [2/4/2015]: If you are interested in reading… Art…

Feb 02, 2015 Samuel Gold
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