Ben Muth

NFL contributor

Ben Muth was born in Dallas, Texas but raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He played offensive line at Stanford and was named First Team All Pac-10 his senior year in 2008. After a very brief tenure with the San Diego Chargers he began writing a weekly column about offensive line play for Football Outsiders in 2010. He currently lives in Dallas, Texas.


What's the matter with Trent Richardson?

Running back Trent Richardson has underwhelmed since being acquired by the Indianapolis Colts in September. Ben Muth takes a closer look at what exactly's wrong.

How Seattle's defense keeps opponents guessing

With LEO linebackers and weakside defensive ends, Seattle's versatile front seven keeps opponents guessing. Ben Muth takes a closer look at how they do it.

Mike Shanahan, RGIII & a familiar offense

Just how different was Washington's offense in 2012 with RGIII at the helm? Not as different as you might think.

The Tavon Austin user manual


Dynamic players like Randall Cobb and Tavon Austin deserve so much more than bubble screens and wildcats.

Twists and stunts

Want to win games in the NFL? Have a defensive front that can generate pressure all by itself. Here's how.

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