Reception Perception: Dante Pettis & the Eye of the Beholder
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Reception Perception: Dante Pettis & the Eye of the Beholder

Evaluating football players is not an exact science. You can structure your process, test similar conditions and explore variables in a controlled fashion over a large sample and not always ...
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Reception Perception: Maybe It’s Easy to Overlook Christian Kirk But We Definitely Shouldn’t
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Reception Perception: Maybe It’s Easy to Overlook Christian Kirk But We Definitely Shouldn’t

As we’€™ve run through these Reception Perception profiles, we continue to return to a theme of this receiver class being chock full of complementary flankers and slot receivers. It’€™s an ...
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Reception Perception: DaeSean Hamilton & the Reliable Guiding Map of Technique
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Reception Perception: DaeSean Hamilton & the Reliable Guiding Map of Technique

Navigating your way to a stable career in the NFL is an arduous task. Layers of obstacles exist, many of which have nothing to do with your skills on the ...
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Reception Perception: D.J. Moore Will Help Create the Layup Throws
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Reception Perception: D.J. Moore Will Help Create the Layup Throws

The NFL game is changing. Good play-callers are prioritizing the pursuit of “layup throws” for their quarterbacks. Whether it be by spread formations, play design or route allocation, the NFL ...
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Reception Perception: Anthony Miller and an Intriguing Blend That Needs Attention
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Reception Perception: Anthony Miller and an Intriguing Blend That Needs Attention

We don’t miss much in the lead-up to the NFL Draft. Honestly, there’s probably too much time between the end of the college football season and the selection night. So ...
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Reception Perception: Calvin Ridley and Fighting Over What You Trust
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Reception Perception: Calvin Ridley and Fighting Over What You Trust

I don’t “trust the tape.” In few walks of life do we log something as absolute truth simply because we observed it at face value. It’s nonsensical how prevalent that ...
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Reception Perception: Hard to Find the Faults in Equanimeous St. Brown’s Game
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Reception Perception: Hard to Find the Faults in Equanimeous St. Brown’s Game

The public tenor on the 2018 NFL Draft wide receiver class is highly skeptical regarding the presence of a No. 1 receiver candidate, if not outright negative. We’re disappointed at ...
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Reception Perception: James Washington Offers a Pair of Highly Desirable Skills
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Reception Perception: James Washington Offers a Pair of Highly Desirable Skills

Wide receivers from the Big-12 are a source of some contention among the contingent of analysts who cover the NFL Draft. The results for the teams who chose to dive ...
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Introduction to the 2018 Reception Perception Project
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Introduction to the 2018 Reception Perception Project

It’s that time of year. With the sun long-since set on the 2017 regular season and the dawn of the NFL offseason cycle well underway, we’re tasked with deconstructing the ...
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