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Film Review: Alex Kirby Breaks Down the Super Bowl

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If anything related to the Patriots Super Bowl victory catches your eye, this film breakdown will leave you smiling.

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Alex Kirby is a former college football coach who spends his time breaking down game tapes and evaluating play on the field. This offseason, he's turned his focus towards the Super Bowl by charting and analyzing every play from the Patriots victory over the Seahawks.

And I mean every play.

He has a 225-page book for sale that offers in-depth looks at not just what happens, but why it happens. He looks at Chekhov plays that Josh McDaniels bakes up on the opening drive and points out where they fire off in the second half. He points out how Tom Brady and Rob Ninkovich use their film review to account for presnap motions to ensure their teams are in the most advantageous spot for the snap.

Kirby offers a film review on his website that evaluates a motion from Shane Vereen, and how it leads to Brady making adjustments in reaction to the Seahawks response. He also highlights how Dont'a Hightower and Jamie Collins (and by extension, Rob Ninkovich and Chandler Jones) were utilized to counter the play action packages of Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch.

I highly recommend heading over to his site just to learn about football from a coach's viewpoint. His book is a deep dive into the X's and O's, and if that interests you, I suggest you look into his eBook of the Super Bowl.