Look, no hands

Examining the causes -- and remedies -- of drops in today's NFL

Originally Published: November 3, 2011
By David Fleming | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the Nov. 14 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

THIS TIME, Roddy White refused to let go of the ball, not even to spike it. In Week 7, the Falcons receiver broke out of his season-long slump with an over-the-shoulder fingertip TD grab against the Lions. He danced, chest-bumped and high-fived his way back to the Atlanta bench -- all while maintaining a death grip on the football. With a league-high seven botched catches, including the potential game winner ...

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