The Old Timers Offense: Offensive Line

By: Joe Siniscalchi (@Joe_Siniscalchi)

Yesterday, I wrote a piece on some of the best players over 30 that would make up a great offense. In this part, I’ll go over the best offensive lineman over 30.

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The Old Timers Offense

By: Joe Siniscalchi (@Joe_Siniscalchi)

There’s a common saying in football that the NFL stands for “not for long”. In fact, the average NFL playing career lasts about three seasons. Sticking around beyond that, let alone maintaining a high level of play is nothing short of impressive. Over the last few seasons, we have seen an influx of young superstars who are shaping the game and will look to do so for the next decade.

But what about those who have been doing it already? More importantly, those who are not only old, but are still valuable contributors. Most people consider old vets simply as mentors, but there are many that still hold a valuable place on the field.

I decided to make a list of players in their 30s who aren’t letting up anytime soon, or are still playing at a high level. Today, however, I’m focusing just on offense.

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Joe’s Ultimate Defense

By: Joe Siniscalchi (@Joe_Siniscalchi)

About a month ago, I listed my ultimate offense, where I made a list of what players I would want on my dream offense and what type of scheme it would be. Here is part two of that post, where I will talk about my dream defense.

On defense, I prefer an attacking 4-3, similar to what the Giants run, sprinkled in with some 3-4 looks. For that, I need versatility along the defensive line. I also like corners who are aggressive, are strong in man coverage, and physical at the line of scrimmage. My free safety needs to be a ballhawk, and my strong safety needs to be averse in both pass coverage and lining up in the box to stop the run.

With that, here is my ultimate defense.

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#TheList: 5 NFL Teams Who Can Flop

By: Joe Siniscalchi (@Joe_Siniscalchi)

A few days ago, I recently highlighted five teams that I think can turn heads this season. I mentioned I’d be going over five teams that I think can disappoint given expectations. I’m not saying these teams will go 0-16, but I think there is a good chance they underperform.

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#TheList: 5 NFL Teams Who Can Make Some Noise

By: Joe Siniscalchi (@Joe_Siniscalchi)

The NFL season is still four long months away, but as far as I’m concerned, everyday is a good day to discuss football. With the majority of the offseason over with, OTA’s and training camps are the only activities left. As rosters are beginning to shape into place, I’ve thought about which teams can surprise, and which teams can disappoint.

Look at the past few seasons. The 2007 Browns, the 2012 Colts and Redskins, the 2008 Dolphins, and the 2010 Seahawks all emerged as teams that came out of nowhere to make waves. On the flip side of that, we’ve seen teams completely fail such as the 2011 Cowboys and Colts, the 2012 Eagles, and the 2010 Chargers.

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A Changing of the Tide

By: Joe Siniscalchi (@Joe_Siniscalchi)

Change. We all have to deal with change sooner or later in our lives. Some of us manage to get by with change, some thrive from it, and some of us can’t deal with it at all.

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