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Topher Doll

  • joined Nov 13, 2009
  • last login Sep 01, 2014
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Currently married to a wonderful girl whose family are Chargers fans, so it makes for two fun Sundays a year. We have a pretty awesome one year old son.

Back after a stint at ESPN in their game review and collection department, I am excited to be writing for MHR again.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Oakland Athletics
  • NBA Los Angeles Lakers
  • NFL Denver Broncos
  • NCAAF Oregon Ducks
  • NCAAB Duke Blue Devils
  • NHL Dallas Stars
User Blog

What do coaches watch for in the preseason?

37

Quotes from football coaching symposiums shed some light on what the exhibition games mean to NFL coaches.

What went wrong with the run game in 2013?

148

One of the greatest NFL minds once said the solution to a problem isn't always the obvious cure to the sickness but rather for the symptom, especially if you misread the symptom. (Mike Holmgren)....

What kind of receiver is Emmanuel Sanders?

169

The day Emmanuel Sanders was signed I went back and watched four Steelers games from last season to get an idea of what type of player he is

Here's who won the top spot in your power rankings

71

You voted. Here's how it turned out.

Come make your own 2014 NFL power ranking

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Over the past few weeks Tim Lynch has done an excellent series presenting the staff's power rankings for the 2014 season. No surprise that many of you members disagreed with us so we wanted to give...

How much did each of Peyton's touchdowns cost?

31

So often we just look at raw numbers when it comes to production or salary. One of the biggest movements in modern sports statistics has been looking at this on a "per" basis or a ratio.

How good is Virgil Green?

63

An in-depth look at Denver Broncos tight end Virgil Green with help from a former NFC scout.

Scouting the Broncos vets: Chris Harris

29

Last off season I scouted a number of players entering their 4th, 5th and 6th seasons. It was popular, so I wanted to continue this series during the 2014 off-season. Many of these players are...

NFL Playoffs: Home field advantage or bye week?

129

I would like to elaborate on that theory by adding a new idea which would lead to a few new thoughts for playoff expansion that may be superior to simply adding two teams per conference.

How long does the average draft pick stick around?

36

When a team drafts a player there are varying expectations but while the expectations of on the field play may vary, all fans hope those players will stick around longer rather than shorter. Last...

Could Nate Irving be the answer at LB?

We working with Texans assistant linebacker coach John Gales to scout Broncos linebacker Nate Irving.

Did Broncos Line Follow Basics of Run Blocking?

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When people analyze the effectiveness of a team's run game, most know each teams offensive line has a role in the potency of said running attack but we too often overlook them or just focus on the...

Broncos' Studesville, Chiefs' Reid talk RBs

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Some interesting quotes on the qualities both coaches and quarterbacks appreciate in a running back.

What is T.J. Ward worth per snap?

22

Looking at Broncos free agents and their cost per snap compared to others.

Top 50 remaining free agents

20

It was a busy Day One in the NFL, and nearly half of the players in our Top 100 Free Agent Database have been signed. Let's look at who's left for Day Two.

2014 NFL Free Agents Database

We found 17 Top 100 Free Agents list, and combined them into one.

Here's how you graded the Broncos

38

We asked you to grade every position of the Broncos, and you delivered. Here are your Grade the Broncos results!

MHR Scout: Rahim Moore

We working with Chiefs assistant defensive backs coach Al Harris to scout Broncos safety Rahim Moore.

How would you grade the 2013 Broncos?

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Take the survey.

Broncos State of the Roster: Defensive Tackle

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In this second part of our "Be the Broncos GM" series, we take a look at the defensive tackle position, and Denver's State of the Roster. Who is under contract in 2014? Who's hungry for some Pot...

How Does 2013 Look Compared to Past Broncos Years?

26

The off-season has begun which means a time for reflection on the strengths and weaknesses of the past season. Today I want to study how the 2013 Denver Broncos offense compared to past Broncos...

What Does the Broncos DE Roster Look Like in 2014?

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2013 Roster and 2014 Status: Here is a quick look at the Broncos roster from 2013 and what their future holds for the 2014 season. I didn't include Malik Jackson in this list since he spent more...

MHR Stats: Snap Count Percentages

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*Updated with Week 11* This is not a break down of total snaps played in a game, this is a look at percentage of total snaps played. A player could play 40 snaps one game and 35 snaps another but...

MHR Stats: Running Backs

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*Updated with Week 11* Run Break Down By Distance - This is a breakdown of how long each backs runs were, simple. *This is a sortable table* Length of Run Moreno Hillman M. Ball Negative ...

MHR Stats: Wide Recievers

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*Updated with Week 11* Wide Receiver Rating Wide Receiver Rating (WR Rating) is basically the Passer Rating in reverse. You take the numbers (change attempts into targets, etc) of a wide receiver...

MHR Stats: Defensive Line

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*Updated with Week 11* Broncos Defensive Line Pressures - This is a breakdown of each sack, hit and pressure, and drawn holding penalties along with their pass rushing snaps, simple. *This is a...

Is Robert Ayers the Player We Remember?

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Now that we are getting closer to the 2013 season the Broncos have a number of players entering their 4th, 5th and 6th seasons. Many of these players are commonly discussed but we too often...

David Bruton: Starting Safety?

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I scout David Bruton with a member of the Kansas City Chiefs' college scouting staff today.

Has Zane Beadles Progressed Over His Career?

51

Zane appeals to all as a role model, even singers. Don't be afraid, his pecks don't bite.

Scouting Woodyard With Some Help From the Chargers

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Now that we are getting closer to the 2013 season the Broncos have a number of players entering their 4th, 5th and 6th seasons. Many of these players are commonly discussed but we too often...

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