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Clutch Encounters: Week 11

New Orleans pulls off the most improbable comeback of the season. Also: 7-2 showdown in NFC, the upset of the year, Atlanta and Seattle blunder their way to drama on Monday night, and what happened to all the exciting prime-time games this season?

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Week 10 DVOA Ratings

The Rams strengthen their hold on the No. 1 spot by moving to the top on defense as well as special teams. The Saints move up to No. 2 to build a 1-2-3 NFC sweep of the top spots. Plus: A look at teams with a recent trend of improving after slow starts or falling apart after fast starts.

135 comments, Last Comment at 19 Nov 2017, 4:06pm by The Ninjalectual

Nov 14, 2017 08:11pm by Aaron Schatz || read all DVOA Rankings and Analysis articles

Film Room: Marshon Lattimore

New Orleans' rookie cornerback is every bit as good as you've been led to believe -- but he's not the only reason the Saints have finally turned their defense around.

3 comments, Last Comment at 19 Nov 2017, 2:34am by ClavisRa

Nov 16, 2017 12:47pm by Derrik Klassen || read all Film Room articles

Word of Muth: Goodbye, New York

As the Giants' season tumbles down the drain, Ben Muth takes one final look at New York before picking a new team to follow in the last month of the season.

16 comments, Last Comment at 18 Nov 2017, 2:22pm by mehllageman56

Nov 17, 2017 10:37am by Ben Muth || read all Word Of Muth articles

Week 11 Quick Reads

Most of the headlines covering this weekend's Bills-Chargers game focused on Nathan Peterman and his very bad day. Few realized that at the same time, Keenan Allen was having a career day for Los Angeles.

43 comments, Last Comment at 7:23pm by The Ninjalectual

Nov 20, 2017 09:56pm GMT by Vincent Verhei || read all Quick Reads articles

Audibles at the Line: Week 11

The week featured some very good quarterbacks, some very bad quarterbacks, and one quarterback who clearly had no business playing in a regular season NFL game.

168 comments, Last Comment at 4:10pm by Eddo

Nov 20, 2017 10:20am GMT by Andrew Potter || read all Audibles articles

FEI Week 11 Ratings

Between Notre Dame-Miami, Georgia-Auburn, and Ohio State-Iowa, we're seeing more top-ranked teams suffer blowouts than we have in a long time.

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Nov 15, 2017 06:54pm by Brian Fremeau || read all Fremeau Efficiency Ratings Articles

OFI: Calm Before Rivalry Week Storm

It was a quiet week for almost everyone in college football, with Skylar Thompson leading Kansas State over Oklahoma State as the only major Power 5 upset.

5 comments, Last Comment at 9:12am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

Nov 20, 2017 12:33pm by Chad Peltier || read all One Foot Inbounds articles

Seventh Day Adventure: Week 12

In a quiet week of college football across the country, the most intriguing game might be a battle of NFL quarterback prospects when Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins battle Sam Darnold and the USC Trojans.

1 comment, Last Comment at 17 Nov 2017, 8:27am by big10freak

Nov 16, 2017 02:32pm by Ian Boyd || read all 7th Day Adventure articles

Any Given Sunday: Giants Over Chiefs

An underachieving Giants defense meets a suddenly struggling Chiefs offense and one team keeps going south. And surprisingly, it's not the Giants.

6 comments, Last Comment at 6:37pm by BJR

Nov 21, 2017 01:16pm GMT by Rivers McCown || read all Any Given Sunday articles

The Week In Quotes: November 17, 2017

Quotes this week are dominated by the strange, convoluted, somebody-here-is-lying tale of Martellus Bennett's return to New England.

27 comments, Last Comment at 20 Nov 2017, 10:26pm by LionInAZ

Nov 17, 2017 05:00pm by Cale Clinton || read all The Week in Quotes articles

Scramble: Sudden Changes of Fortune

Bryan and Andrew boggle over the rapid turnarounds in Los Angeles and Jacksonville, discuss Jeff Fisher's legacy, and generally mock terrible coaches throughout the ages.

19 comments, Last Comment at 17 Nov 2017, 8:50am by BJR

Nov 15, 2017 12:32pm by Bryan Knowles and Andrew Potter || read all Scramble articles

DVOA PLAYOFF ODDS REPORT

Make Playoffs Win Super Bowl Earn No. 1 Pick
1PHI99.95% 1PHI23.3% 1CLE72.5%
2PIT99.9% 2PIT20.1% 2SF22.4%
3NE99.7% 3NO13.1% 3NYG3.6%
4JAC99.2% 4NE11.4% 4IND0.8%
5NO97.8% 5MIN9.0% 5DEN0.4%
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21 Nov 2017, 04:34pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 11

New Orleans pulls off the most improbable comeback of the season. Also: 7-2 showdown in NFC, the upset of the year, Atlanta and Seattle blunder their way to drama on Monday night, and what happened to all the exciting prime-time games this season?

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21 Nov 2017, 01:16pm by Rivers McCown

Any Given Sunday: Giants Over Chiefs

An underachieving Giants defense meets a suddenly struggling Chiefs offense and one team keeps going south. And surprisingly, it's not the Giants.

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6 comments, Last at 6:37pm by BJR

20 Nov 2017, 09:56pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 11 Quick Reads

Most of the headlines covering this weekend's Bills-Chargers game focused on Nathan Peterman and his very bad day. Few realized that at the same time, Keenan Allen was having a career day for Los Angeles.

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43 comments, Last at 7:23pm by The Ninjalectual

20 Nov 2017, 12:33pm by Chad Peltier

OFI: Calm Before Rivalry Week Storm

It was a quiet week for almost everyone in college football, with Skylar Thompson leading Kansas State over Oklahoma State as the only major Power 5 upset.

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5 comments, Last at 9:12am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

20 Nov 2017, 10:20am by Andrew Potter

Audibles at the Line: Week 11

The week featured some very good quarterbacks, some very bad quarterbacks, and one quarterback who clearly had no business playing in a regular season NFL game.

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168 comments, Last at 4:10pm by Eddo

17 Nov 2017, 06:01pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 11 Open Game Discussion

Week 11 features a few games that will have major playoff ramifications.

The action starts with a Thursday night AFC match up between 6-3 Tennessee and 7-2 Pittsburgh. Sunday will see a pair of 7-2 clubs face off when the Vikings host the Rams, and then at night the 8-1 Eagles will look to finish off the 5-4 Cowboys. Finally, 6-3 Seattle hosts 5-4 Atlanta on Monday night. Use this thread to discuss all the action.

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17 Nov 2017, 05:00pm by Cale Clinton

The Week In Quotes: November 17, 2017

Quotes this week are dominated by the strange, convoluted, somebody-here-is-lying tale of Martellus Bennett's return to New England.

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27 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2017, 10:26pm by LionInAZ

17 Nov 2017, 02:40pm by Scott Kacsmar

2017 ALEX: Midseason Report

The latest ALEX update looks at the recent draft class that is struggling, the unusual Chicago strategy, and what's gotten into Alex Smith? We also looked at Tyrod Taylor's declining ALEX, but rising conversion rate that Buffalo just sent to the bench.

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2 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2017, 12:12pm by Chip

17 Nov 2017, 12:41pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Midseason Top 25 Prospects 2017

Here is the second annual midseason version of the Top 25 Prospects list, headed this year by a couple of Cincinnati Bengals edge rushers, Carl Lawson (1) and Jordan Willis (6). We also get high appearances from Alvin Kamara, Rasul Douglas, and Tarik Cohen. A reminder: this is the list of "under-the-radar" players, young players chosen in the third round or later.

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17 Nov 2017, 10:37am by Ben Muth

Word of Muth: Goodbye, New York

As the Giants' season tumbles down the drain, Ben Muth takes one final look at New York before picking a new team to follow in the last month of the season.

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16 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2017, 2:22pm by mehllageman56

16 Nov 2017, 02:32pm by Ian Boyd

Seventh Day Adventure: Week 12

In a quiet week of college football across the country, the most intriguing game might be a battle of NFL quarterback prospects when Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins battle Sam Darnold and the USC Trojans.

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1 comment, Last at 17 Nov 2017, 8:27am by big10freak

16 Nov 2017, 01:27pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: November 16

This week on the Off The Charts podcast: Buffalo's Tyrod Taylor benching, the decline of the Denver pass defense, and previews of Rams-Vikings and Seahawks-Falcons. Plus, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate comes on to talk about the New Orleans Saints' suddenly stalwart defense. (Click for audio link.)

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