How's That "Going For It On Fourth Down" Thing Going For San Diego…

This August brought momentous news: San Diego State Aztecs head coach Rocky Long had done lost his mind, and would be implementing essentially the strategy all advanced football stats people have been stridently advocating since the dawn of advanced football stats. Long was going for it on fourth (inside the other… » 10/06/12 9:40am 10/06/12 9:40am

The Falcons Need Some New Fourth-Down Plays

The cat-and-mouse game of defensive scheming decided both playoff matches yesterday, but in different ways. In Denver, the Steelers stacked the box, daring Tim Tebow to throw. He did. But at the Meadowlands, on a pair of fourth down conversions, the Falcons telegraphed a pair of sneaks up the middle, daring the Giants… » 1/09/12 11:55am 1/09/12 11:55am