Deone Bucannon, Mark Barron ushering in new era of defense

Bruce Arians coolly lists them as “moneybackers.” Jeff Fisher, ever technical, defines them as an “undersized linebacker, oversized defensive back.” By “them,” I mean hybrid defenders. And by “hybrid defenders,” I mean the wave of the future. These guys possess the physicality to meet a running back in the hole, but also the athleticism to…

Fans shell out $28.50 to attend Super Bowl Media Day

Say this about the NFL: they’re a brilliant business. The league’s lucrative model was put on display Tuesday — a.k.a. Super Bowl Media Day — when both teams gathered for the all-day (sometimes weird) Q&A session, ahead of Sunday’s big game between the Patriots and Seahawks. There was Bill Belichick discussing finger puppets. There was…

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Brian Orakpo: Roughing the passer should be reviewable

In the midst of the Texans’ win over the Redskins on Sunday, there were two roughing the passer penalties, one of which altered the course of the contest. This got Brian Orakpo thinking. “Maybe we should start reviewing those types of hits,” the Redskins linebacker said, via Sports Radio 610 in Houston. “Because those are…