21 Nov 2005, 09:16pm by Russell Levine
Fresno State coach Pat Hill would never call Saturday night's epic loss to USC a moral victory, but the Bulldogs' performance may have done more to bolster the program than any of Hill's wins over BCS-league schools. Plus, the weekly John L. Smith Trophy and the updated BlogPoll ballot.
37 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2005, 10:51am by Sophandros
21 Nov 2005, 01:34pm by admin
A look into the minds of the FO staff, with a few notes from our regular roundtable Sunday e-mails.
99 comments, Last at 29 Aug 2006, 4:21pm by Adam Connelly
19 Nov 2005, 01:55pm by Aaron Schatz
This weekend's two highlighted games share two things in common. First, both games have extra implications for postseason tiebreakers. Second, all four teams have built their records on easy schedules, and feel they have something to prove.
25 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2005, 10:50pm by ChicagoScott
18 Nov 2005, 07:55pm by Aaron Schatz
In this week's mail: The most frequent questions about the Indianapolis schedule anomaly answered, discussion of the Denver secondary, another look at Eli Manning similarity scores, and a list of the worst special teams games of all time.
46 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2005, 2:06pm by Jeff
18 Nov 2005, 11:14am by Mike Tanier
Bill Parcells doesn't trust rookies, and he rarely gushes when praising a young player. But this year's Cowboys draft class has Parcells throwing caution to the wind and (nearly) invoking names like Lawrence Taylor. Mike Tanier profiles the best crop of rookies in the league.
23 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2005, 2:00am by Tim L
It's rivalry week in college football and you know what that means -- time for Vinny and Russell to roll out their "expertise" on the Apple Cup matchup of 3-7 Washington State vs. 2-8 Washington -- plus picks on the games people actually care about. Will they be bold enough to guarantee an Ohio State win by both picking Michigan?
81 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2005, 2:21am by Erasmus
17 Nov 2005, 09:40am by Michael David Smith
Pittsburgh's defense is great -- some might even say unsung -- but what really sets it apart? And why can't the Steelers stop passes to the running back? Find out in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.
62 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2006, 12:11am by Richard
16 Nov 2005, 04:52pm by Will Carroll
Donovan McNabb, Cedric Benson, and Jeff Garcia are all injured, and each will make it back this season. But when, and why? Will Carroll has his weekly look at injuries around the NFL.
22 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2005, 12:31pm by PL
16 Nov 2005, 02:24pm by scramble
Al is back this week as he and Vivek belatedly hand out their midseason awards. Who is the Scramble for the Ball Midseason MVP? Biggest Bust? Biggest Surprise? And what the heck is the Jeff Kent Award? All that, plus a jam-packed fantasy mailbag, Best Bets, and Jason Beattie's weekly cartoon. As always, this is also your home on Football Outsiders for fantasy discussion. Late note: Week 10 Loser League scores now up here.
105 comments, Last at 10 Mar 2006, 11:00am by jore
15 Nov 2005, 08:34pm by Aaron Schatz
This week, the Colts break the system. How on earth is undefeated Indianapolis ranked seventh? And if they are ranked seventh, why are they on top? And why is this actually Houston's fault? And what does this have to do with the 1991 UNLV Runnin' Rebels? Here are our innovative DVOA ratings, and the usual commentary for the math-o-phobic is found here on FOXSports.com.
317 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2005, 10:09pm by R.J.