Here are your weekly NFL links:
Giants By The Numbers: 80 Is For ... - Big Blue View - As difficult as it may be, Giants fans have to give Shockey some love.
TST talks with Sam Bradford about the starting QB job, adjusting to the NFL and more - Turf Show Times - St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford answered questions about when he'll take over the starting job and much more in an exclusive interview with TST. What did the QB have to say?
Rufio's playbook: The Inside Zone Run - Dawgs By Nature - How does the Inside Zone run differ from the Outside Zone run? How is it used as a part of a zone blocking system? Those questions answered and how it relates specifically to the Browns in this post.
Football 101: Battle Red Carpet Zone - Battle Red Blog - BRB takes a look at some of the fundamentals of the Cover 2 Zone defense and how Houston fits the scheme. Yet another brilliantly in-depth x's and o's piece.
Answering an Age Old Question about Football - Field Gulls - Why do football coaches obsess over the run. Many reasons, but most of all, because that's what they know.
Projected New England Patriots' Receiver Route Trees - Pats Pulpit - A guess at what Patriots receivers will be asked to do in the upcoming season.
Video of Redskins Taking PKs at DC United Game - Hogs Haven - Redskins take penalty kicks with blogger at half time of DC United vs Seattle.
Did Charlie Batch Tip The Steelers' Hand In Regards To Their Starting Quarterback? - Behind the Steel Curtain - Charlie Batch has some interesting things to say in a recent interview in Tampa, including commentary on the possibility of a lockout in 2011 and the quarterback competition in Pittsburgh.
At Least We're Not... The New England Patriots! - Niners Nation - A look at why 49ers fans should be glad they're not fans of the New England Patriots. Ouch.
Are you concerned about Dolphins' recent off-field troubles? - The Phinsider - Five Dolphins have now gotten into hot water this offseason off the field. But do Phin fans even care? Should they?
Ted Thompson Seems To Have Issues With Telling The Truth - Daily Norseman - GM Ted Thompson and the Packers are sort of dishonest. In a related story, water is still wet and the sun came up in the east this morning.
Quantrainic Musings - Mile High Report - AFC West Quatrain poetry. If you know what that means, you might actually enjoy this post.