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FEI Week 3 Ratings

The key to USC's win over Texas? Despite consistent struggles throughout the game, Sam Darnold and the Trojans offense were at their best in end-of-half scenarios.

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Week 2 DVOA Ratings

The 2-0 teams are on top, led by No. 1 Baltimore and the best defensive DVOA ever measured through Week 2. The 0-2 teams are on bottom, except for the Los Angeles Chargers, who are cursed.

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Film Room: Kansas City's Option Offense

How did the Chiefs upset the Patriots in New England? By proving that the old college standard, the option play, still has a home in the NFL.

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Word of Muth: First Impressions

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Week 2 Quick Reads

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Audibles at the Line: Week 2

Normal service was resumed in Week 2 as all but one of last year's playoff teams won their matchups against non-playoff opponents.

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FEI Week 3 Ratings

The key to USC's win over Texas? Despite consistent struggles throughout the game, Sam Darnold and the Trojans offense were at their best in end-of-half scenarios.

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Sep 20, 2017 04:07pm by Brian Fremeau || read all Fremeau Efficiency Ratings Articles

OFI: Upsets Define Week 3

It didn't look like the most exciting week on paper, but Week 3 delivered a surprising number of upsets, including big losses in the SEC and Pac-12.

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Seventh Day Adventure: Week 3

The defending national champions face the reigning Heisman Trophy winner in a rematch of one of 2016's most exciting games, plus conference play begins in the SEC.

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Any Given Sunday: Broncos Over Cowboys

In the face of one of the greatest defenses in the NFL, the Cowboys fold. Meanwhile, Trevor Siemian does Trevor Siemian things, and the Dallas defense does little to stop him.

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The Week In Quotes: September 15, 2017

This week: college celebrations get creative, retired players make good commentators, active players get salty with commentators (and each other), coaches forget who they're playing, and of course, third-and-93.

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Scramble for the Ball: DOOM Index

Every NFL team is doomed. Yes, even you, 2-0 Kansas City. Bryan and Andrew find DOOM for all of last year's playoff teams!

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DVOA PLAYOFF ODDS REPORT

Make Playoffs Win Super Bowl Earn No. 1 Pick
1PIT88.2% 1PIT20.3% 1CLE18.2%
2BAL77.7% 2BAL9.0% 2IND17.3%
3DET68.5% 3DET7.2% 3NYJ16.3%
4NE68.4% 4NE6.9% 4SF12.1%
5KC66.7% 5KC6.4% 5CHI/NO5.9%
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20 Sep 2017, 04:07pm by Brian Fremeau

FEI Week 3 Ratings

The key to USC's win over Texas? Despite consistent struggles throughout the game, Sam Darnold and the Trojans offense were at their best in end-of-half scenarios.

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20 Sep 2017, 02:59pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 3 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 3 DFS matchups include Matthew Stafford, Carlos Hyde, Martavis Bryant, and Jason Witten. We're also fading Cam Newton's salary as he takes on the Saints without Greg Olsen.

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20 Sep 2017, 12:50pm by Bryan Knowles and Andrew Potter

Scramble for the Ball: DOOM Index

Every NFL team is doomed. Yes, even you, 2-0 Kansas City. Bryan and Andrew find DOOM for all of last year's playoff teams!

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19 Sep 2017, 07:59pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 2 DVOA Ratings

The 2-0 teams are on top, led by No. 1 Baltimore and the best defensive DVOA ever measured through Week 2. The 0-2 teams are on bottom, except for the Los Angeles Chargers, who are cursed.

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19 Sep 2017, 04:00pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 2

Kansas City headlines another sloppy offensive week book-ended by prime-time duds from the Giants and Bengals. Also: full-scale NFC West drama, more Chargering in L.A., and what's happened to Riverboat Ron?

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19 Sep 2017, 02:06pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Ranking 0-2 Teams by Playoff Odds

You've all heard those stats about how only 12 percent of teams since 1990 have made the playoffs after starting 0-2. Yet at least one team has done it each of the past four seasons. Who has the best chance this year? Unfortunately, the best 0-2 team so far is also stuck in a division with three 2-0 teams.

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19 Sep 2017, 01:02pm by Rivers McCown

Any Given Sunday: Broncos Over Cowboys

In the face of one of the greatest defenses in the NFL, the Cowboys fold. Meanwhile, Trevor Siemian does Trevor Siemian things, and the Dallas defense does little to stop him.

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18 Sep 2017, 10:22pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 2 Quick Reads

Another week, another heartbreaking loss for the Chargers. We look at Philip Rivers' career, and how a big chunk of that has been spent with the game on the line.

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103 comments, Last at 12:38pm by Will Allen

18 Sep 2017, 04:01pm by Chad Peltier

OFI: Upsets Define Week 3

It didn't look like the most exciting week on paper, but Week 3 delivered a surprising number of upsets, including big losses in the SEC and Pac-12.

» More...

2 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2017, 5:02am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

18 Sep 2017, 09:47am by Andrew Potter

Audibles at the Line: Week 2

Normal service was resumed in Week 2 as all but one of last year's playoff teams won their matchups against non-playoff opponents.

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88 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2017, 10:22pm by LionInAZ

17 Sep 2017, 06:20pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 2 Open Game Discussion

Here's the thread for open discussion of all Week 2 NFL's games, starting on Thursday night with Houston at Cincinnati, then going all day Sunday, and ending with Detroit at the New York Giants on Monday Night Football.

Because of issues we are having with spam on the message boards, we're going to try something new (that's actually something very old) and host the open discussion with a standard FO post instead this week. Please let us know if this creates problems because of server slowness.

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80 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2017, 9:43pm by LionInAZ

15 Sep 2017, 01:42pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Interview: Bill Belichick

The perfect cap to our 1986-1988 DVOA unveiling: the coaching legend shares thoughts on the greatness of Mark Bavaro, the horrible Giants replacement players, and the cutthroat NFC East of the late '80s.

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