Author: Derrik Klassen

Preseason QB Rookie Review: Week 1

Preseason QB Rookie Review: Week 1

Derrik Klassen recaps the first week of the NFL preseason with an emphasis on the performance of the 2017 rookie QB class.

The Value of Aggression on Third Down

The Value of Aggression on Third Down

Derrik Klassen analyzes NFL.com’s Next Gen Stat Average Air Yards to Stick (AYTS) with an emphasis on the aggressiveness of quarterbacks passing on third downs.

Russell Wilson Will Rebound in 2017

Russell Wilson Will Rebound in 2017

Derrik Klassen argues that the Russell Wilson we love will be back in 2017 and that he’s been too good for too long to believe his down 2016 season was the start of a trend.

The NFL Needs a Healthy Andrew Luck

The NFL Needs a Healthy Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck has shattered expectations through every stage of his career. The NFL and the Colts need him to return to form. Derrik Klassen breaks down the wizardry of the young quarterback’s importance to the game of football.

Philip Rivers Needs To Return To Form

Philip Rivers Needs To Return To Form

Derrik Klassen argues that the pieces are there for Philip Rivers to return to form.

Reinventing the Carolina Panthers Passing Offense

Reinventing the Carolina Panthers Passing Offense

The additions of Christian McCaffrey and Curtis Samuel present Panthers OC Mike Shula and QB Cam Newton an opportunity to become more effective in the quick passing game.

Dak Prescott and the Nuances of Quarterbacking

Dak Prescott and the Nuances of Quarterbacking

Dak Prescott has established an outstanding foundation that lends to him developing into one of the premier quarterbacks in the NFL.

The Denver Broncos Need to Find Their Direction at Quarterback

The Denver Broncos Need to Find Their Direction at Quarterback

The Denver Broncos need to commit to second-year quarterback Paxton Lynch to determine if he’s their future at the position, says Derrik Klassen.

Andy Dalton Can’t Mask Cincinnati’s Offensive Line

Andy Dalton Can’t Mask Cincinnati’s Offensive Line

Derrik Klassen believes the pairing of Andy Dalton and a sub-par Cincinnati Bengals offensive line is a recipe for disappointment in 2017.

Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston: A Duel For the Ages

Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston: A Duel For the Ages

Derrik Klassen takes a deep, deep dive in comparing the careers of Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston to date, and projects their futures.

Finding the Fit: Joshua Dobbs, Pittsburgh Steelers

Finding the Fit: Joshua Dobbs, Pittsburgh Steelers

Derrik Klassen breaks down Joshua Dobbs’ play and envisions how his collegiate play will translate at the pro level and how he will fit in with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Finding the Fit: DeShone Kizer, Cleveland Browns

Finding the Fit: DeShone Kizer, Cleveland Browns

Derrik Klassen breaks down DeShone Kizer’s play and envisions how his collegiate play will translate at the pro level and how he will fit in with the Cleveland Browns.