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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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A closer look at why Jimmy Graham is officially back

Jimmy Graham broke the century mark for the first time since tearing his right patellar tendon versus the Pittsburgh Steelers last season. In this game, Russell Wilson targeted Graham nine times where he caught six of them for 100 yards and … Ar…

Oct 10, 2016 Samuel Gold
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How LeGarrette Blount and the Patriots “powered” over Texans

LeGarrette Blount and the Patriots ran for 105 yards and two touchdowns on Thursday night in defeating the Houston Texans. It was a one-sided affair capped off by a 41-yard touchdown run in the 4th quarter. In the first half, the Texans actually&hellip…

Oct 06, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Bobby Wagner continues to prove scouts wrong in Seahawks’ defense

The Seahawks lost to the Rams this past Sunday in a defensive battle. Bobby Wagner, the MIKE linebacker in Pete Carroll’s defense, continued to impress and showed why he is one of the best interior linebackers in the NFL. Drafted in the second&hellip…

Sep 29, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Antonio Brown’s fade routes proved impossible to cover for Bashaud Breeland

Instead of the shootout we were promised, the Monday Night Football match between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Washington Redskins turned into a one-sided affair. The Steelers destroyed the Redskins for three straight quarters after… Article …

Sep 25, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Seahawks run tackle-end stunt with Cassius Marsh & Frank Clark vs Dolphins

The Seattle Seahawks scored on a last minute touchdown throw by Russell Wilson to Doug Baldwin to edge ahead of the Miami Dolphins late in the game. To secure the victory, the Seahawks call tackle-end stunts to attack Ryan Tannehill and stop … A…

Sep 22, 2016 Samuel Gold
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How C.J. Anderson, Broncos used 22/23 Slam to gain big yards vs the Panthers

The 2016 regular season officially commenced with a back-and-forth match-up between the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Denver Broncos, playing the Carolina Panthers at home. The Panthers were a favorite as Peyton Manning retired and… Article…

Sep 13, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Josh Sitton was one half of NFL’s best guard duo for Packers

The Green Bay Packers struck gold twice in the fourth round in back-to-back years. In 2008, the Packers drafted guard Josh Sitton from Central Florida, while in 2009, they took guard T.J. Lang from Eastern Michigan. Over the past few years, … Ar…

Sep 09, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Ezekiel Elliott highlights an elite Cowboys’ running attack vs Seahawks

The Dallas Cowboys made Ezekiel Elliott the highest-drafted running back since 2012 when they took him with the fourth overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft out of Ohio State. With the NFL turning into a passing league, many thought this pick was… …

Sep 05, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Russell Wilson play-action crosses for TD vs Cowboys

The Seattle Seahawks beat the Dallas Cowboys last night 27-17 in CenturyLink Field. Much had to do with the play of Russell Wilson who looked excellent completing 16 of his 21 passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns. In this video breakdown, … A…

Sep 02, 2016 Samuel Gold
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Steelers OT Alejandro Villaneuva struggles in pass protection due to size

Alejandro Villanueva replaced Kelvin Beachum last season after Beachum tore his left ACL while playing against the Cardinals. Villanueva is not your average offensive lineman. He stands three-to-four inches taller than most at 6’9”… Article …

Aug 31, 2016 Samuel Gold
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