AFL Offenses

Regulars know that I am in the middle of a series in the history of NFL offenses.1 Over the long course of the league’s history, only two rivals have ever seriously challenged the NFL – both enough to force an eventual merger. As I did with the All American Football Conference, I am giving the American Football League its own article, separate from the NFL. Much like the AAFC before it, the AFL was known as a far more offensively oriented league than the contemporary…

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Offense to Defend the Planet

I’ve been traveling a lot over the past few weeks and haven’t had much time for research and writing, so the history of offense series has been stalled. I apologize for that. I planned on finishing my promised piece on AFL offenses last week, but Matt Waldman of the Rookie Scouting Portfolio unexpectedly invited me to participate in his RSP Writer’s Project. When a man I respect tremendously offers me an opportunity to contribute to his site, I jump at it. So no AFL post…

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