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Sunday Notre Dame Notebook: Irish take to self-scouting weekly; (lack of) injury update

Much was made during the preseason about Notre Dame’s three new coordinators — four if including a new director of strength and conditioning — and Irish coach Brian Kelly’s overall revamping of the program. 812 more words

Brian Kelly

Tony Romo is actually a really good analyst.

I know I’m passing a judgement on fragments of two games I’ve watched, but this is a view commonly held among my peers, a bunch of generic football fans (Update: not just generic fans. 363 more words


Three sacks show much more of Notre Dame's defense

Brandon Wimbush had just made the first real mistake of his time as Notre Dame’s starting quarterback. A very-avoidable interception gave Temple possession a mere 14 yards from the end zone. 1,110 more words

Brian Kelly


BELIEVE it or not, there were a few positive things to take away from last nights game vs the Packers. QB Carson Wentz looked fully in command of what was happening around him, despite Green Bay being total assholes and blitzing so much (given that it was a preseason game). 518 more words


The Spurs-Rockets series hinges on the Spurs Pick-and-Roll Defense

The San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets series hinges on how the Spurs defend the Rockets deadly pick-and-roll. The Rockets put teams in a difficult position with their pick-and-rolls and the right way to defend it is counter-intuitive to how teams are used to defending it normally. 690 more words


McKinley, Boykin show depth in Irish WR corps

If there is any advantage to starting an inexperienced quarterback such as Notre Dame junior Brandon Wimbush, it is the chemistry he theoretically developed with the younger receivers while taking third team and scout team practice reps the past couple seasons. 723 more words

Spring Practice


LAST season QB Carson Wentz (hopefully) learned a valuable lesson: While he may have been considered athletic in college, he does not possess the speed to routinely beat NFL players (even some DE’s) to the edge on bootlegs. 258 more words