Chris Ault on the Pistol offense; all Tuesday's NFL news

  • Published: Jan. 22, 2013 at 03:41 a.m.

Get a head start on Tuesday's football talk with "NFL AM" beginning at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network. Today, Chris Ault, Colin Kaepernick's former head coach at Nevada and the inventor of the Pistol offense, joins us to talk about the NFL's latest craze. Plus Super Bowl thoughts from assorted Ravens and 49ers, and postmortems from Sunday's runners-up.

Here's what else is on tap for Tuesday:

The Bros Bowl, Harbowl, SuperBaugh. Call it what you want, Super Bowl XLVII is set to be a thriller. Take a multilayered look at the matchup that will determine this season's NFL champion.

Make your voice heard by voting for 2012's top rookie, the season's best air and ground performances, and the GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Year.

Elliot Harrison weighs some tough calls on this year's Pro Football Hall of Fame ballot.

Adam Schein on the biggest offseason question facing the NFL's eight new head coaches (and one bonus thought) in The Schein Nine.

Dan Hanzus's latest QB Performance Faceoff matches -- who else? -- Colin Kaepernick vs. Joe Flacco.

Daniel Jeremiah has observations on Landry Jones, D.J. Fluker, Tyler Wilson and other top prospects from practice for this Saturday's Senior Bowl.

Rookie quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson are in the Pro Bowl after all. See who else will be spending this weekend in Hawaii as replacements for injured or Super Bowl-bound players.

What were the 10 best plays of the 2012 season? We've whittled the list to 20 highlights, now it's your turn. Cast your vote here for the top plays of the year.

Happy birthday to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who turns 26 on Tuesday, and to former NFL kick returner and current analyst Bucky Brooks, who turns 42.