It’s not really possible for Steve Sarkisian to hide his history. Sarkisian, now the offensive coordinator with the Atlanta Falcons, spoke to The MMQB’s Jonathan Jones during training camp for a story that was published online on Wednesday. Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian says it would be “so fulfilling” to help another individual struggling with alcoholism.
Scrabble is more science than art. Really, the person who wins is the one who has memorized more words. There is some measure of spatial awareness and mind flexibility to picture the words, but the base skill needed is a vocabulary. Poker is largely the inverse. Yes, you can memorize odds and tables, but a big chunk of the game is watching the opponents, reacting, employing psychology. Fantasy football is both. We have two weeks' worth of data from which to draw our best and worst plays. But divining the real takeaways from that information takes a bit of art. Did a running back have a low yards-per-carry average because of a stout defense or because his line is bad, or has he lost it? Did a
A year ago, the Los Angeles Rams started 3-1 before the bottom fell out. They lost 11 of their final 12 games, and Jeff Fisher was fired in mid-December after nearly five seasons of mostly terrible football. His replacement, 31-year-old Sean McVay has breathed new life into an offense that got progressively worse under Fisher, who arrived before the 2012 season and was unceremoniously dismissed nine months ago after a 42-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons in Week 14. And while no one will mistake the Los Angeles Rams for their "Greatest Show on Turf" counterparts, consider how far they've come in a post-Fisher world (via Football Outsiders' metrics): And while the running game, which features former