23 Nov 2006, 12:00am by Aaron Schatz
Few NFL rivalries are as bitter as Denver vs. Kansas City. As they get ready to meet in the NFL's first-ever "third" Thanksgiving game, we figured it was the perfect time to post our long-awaited look back at the year Denver and Kansas City were the two best teams in the NFL -- which is also the earliest year for which DVOA currently exists.
60 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2006, 5:16am by RICK
22 Nov 2006, 02:59pm by Michael David Smith
He went from a diapers-wearing backup to the top back in the NFL. What makes Larry Johnson so effective? We explore this week in Every Play Counts.
24 comments, Last at 26 Nov 2006, 2:15am by NewsToTom
22 Nov 2006, 02:30pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky
Igor Olshansky was not having a ball on Sunday night when Marty Schottenheimer gave him the hairdryer treatment, but Bill says the anger was directed at the wrong person. Ian, meanwhile, directs his anger toward Ricky Proehl, Joe Theismann, and his own bets. Plus, a "classic" Jason Beattie comic!
82 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2006, 8:03pm by Bill Barnwell
21 Nov 2006, 05:45pm by Aaron Schatz
The new DVOA ratings shift things around a bit. The Giants and Colts fall, while the Jaguars, Panthers, and Browns rise. Wait a minute, did you say Browns? Commentary on FOXSports.com features the first annual DVOA Commentary All-Optimism Special. Plus a special announcement: Introducing the Football Outsiders Swag Shoppe!
178 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2006, 12:10pm by B
21 Nov 2006, 02:06pm by Ned Macey
Welcome to the NFC West, where you can be among the worst teams in football and still have a winning record. Also, a look at the emergence of Frank Gore, the struggles of the Seattle running game, and is Julian Peterson actually helping?
61 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2006, 1:18pm by Joel
20 Nov 2006, 07:11pm by Russell Levine
Rematch? No rematch? That is the only question seemingly left in this college football season. Russell takes a crack at the debate in the latest edition of Confessions of a Football Junkie. Plus, the JLS Trophy and his latest BlogPoll ballot.
128 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2006, 4:01pm by nick
20 Nov 2006, 12:22pm by admin
This week: The Indianapolis Colts are who we thought they were, Donovan McNabb and Brett Favre get injured, and Mike Nolan suits up. Plus: What's a 10-letter word for bitter AFC West rivals to call each other?
192 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2006, 5:26am by Sam B
18 Nov 2006, 11:52pm by Guest
The Redskins traded up to get Jason Campbell in the first round of the 2005 draft; this week, they finally hand him the keys to the car. David Lewin uses this opportunity to revisit the college quarterback projection system he introduced in Pro Football Prospectus 2006. The system has been extremely accurate in 2006 -- just ask Philip Rivers -- and it predicts that Campbell will become a star.
48 comments, Last at 29 Nov 2006, 10:27pm by David Lewin
18 Nov 2006, 06:28pm by Aaron Schatz
For this week's game previews, we tell you why Dallas may be the biggest obstacle between Indianapolis and a perfect season, and empty the notebook on Denver and San Diego.
33 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2006, 11:27am by Rick
How do two Michigan grads prepare for the big game? By taking forever to post their picks! Vinny and Russell present their breakdown of Michigan-Ohio State, plus analysis of all the other big college games this weekend. Discuss the BCS semifinal, the Iron Bowl, and the Apple Cup all Saturday long in this thread.
240 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2006, 5:42pm by Weekly Journalist