Having discussed the biomechanics underlying ‘burst’ earlier this week (and its relevance to Randy Gregory’s profile), Monday’s game made clear that there is another player relevant to this discussion– Melvin Gordon.Continue reading The Decline of Melvin Gordon
Month: September 2022
2022 Priority Free Agents
It’s (finally) time to take a look at Denver’s 2022 priority FA class. Much like with the 2022 draft class, these players are mostly anterior dominant, perhaps showing a shift of emphasis with the new coaching staff and personnel.
Randy Gregory and an Examination of ‘Burst’
In order to understand Randy Gregory’s somewhat unusual biomechanical makeup, it’s helpful to first inspect an often-used but little-described football term: ‘burst’. What is burst? If you’ve watched football, you’ve seen it– that extra bit of explosion, where the running back suddenly erupts through the line, or when a WR running down the sidelines sprints all-out to make it to the end zone. But what is it? What is the underlying mechanism that allows a person to suddenly maximize their physical output– to red-line their engine?Continue reading Randy Gregory and an Examination of ‘Burst’