03 Oct 2005, 12:51am by Aaron Schatz
FO catches up on mail related to both PFP 2005 and articles on our site. What do Eli Manning's similarity scores look like now that he's had some good games? Do DVOA ratings say that the 2001 Chicago Bears were a fluke? DVOA on third down fluctuates from year to year, but does it fluctuate during the season? Plus, Ben Alamar answers your questions regarding the statistical methodology behind the preseason projections.
23 comments, Last at 05 Oct 2005, 1:19am by Todd Treichel
01 Oct 2005, 03:32pm by admin
In the NFL schedule lottery this year, no division drew a shorter stick than the AFC West, where each team will face both defending conference champions before the season is done. Aaron Schatz highlights two of those matchups in the return of FO's New York Sun game previews. Plus a bonus article: Michael David Smith on Indianapolis defensive line coach John Teerlinck.
16 comments, Last at 04 Oct 2005, 11:36am by MDS
30 Sep 2005, 04:16pm by Bill Moore
Nuts to those who say we at Football Outsiders don't even watch the games. Bill Moore, the impromptu impresario of the Football Outsiders game charting project, takes a look at the play of Jets cornerback Ty Law through the first three games to see if he's everything he's cracked up to be -- or, at least, 90% of everything he was before his foot was cracked.
33 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2005, 5:34pm by Led
30 Sep 2005, 11:32am by Mike Tanier
Chris Palmer is out as the Texans' offensive coordinator; Joe Pendry is in. Mike Tanier examines the coaching change in Houston: what led to Palmer's dismissal, how the Texans' offense will be different, and what challenges Pendry faces as he tries to make adjustments on the fly.
16 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2005, 3:53pm by Carl
Desperate for some help to improve their putrid record picking college games against the spread, Vinny and Russell turn to a guest expert for some insight on one of the weekend's biggest games. Plus, have the boys given up on their alma mater? Use this as the open thread to discuss college football all weekend long.
72 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2005, 5:51pm by Carl
29 Sep 2005, 01:36am by Benjy Rose
You like us ... you really, really like us. A whole lot. And we thank you for that. Unfortunately, our web server wasn't exactly prepared for the onslaught of love you've shown for us. Our resident Web Guyâ„¢ explains what happened, and gives the rundown on the trimmed down FootballOutsiders.com.
54 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2005, 2:00pm by Sid
29 Sep 2005, 01:08am by Michael David Smith
Cadillac Williams is getting all the attention, but Tampa Bay has one of the most meticulously designed passing attacks in the NFL. Michael David Smith takes a closer look at Jon Gruden's strategies and the players who carry them out.
14 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2005, 12:12am by james
29 Sep 2005, 12:24am by scramble
Pain, as in career-threatening injuries to franchise quarterbacks. Suffering, as in getting no production from your top fantasy picks. Al and Vivek are back to talk about the recent grounding of the Jets, play the blame game for those responsible for the Steelers' loss, and answer fantasy football questions from owners in panic mode. Plus, Best Bets and a new Jason Beattie cartoon (not featured in the FOX version).
42 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2010, 3:04am by uggs outlet
28 Sep 2005, 09:25pm by Will Carroll
The landscape in the AFC East looks a lot different after last weekend, but you already knew that. What you might not know about, however, are players who are struggling with injuries but will play anyway, like Isaac Bruce and Donovan McNabb. Will Carroll covers it all in the Black and Blue Report.
36 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2005, 3:41pm by Bob
27 Sep 2005, 05:48pm by Aaron Schatz
It's the season debut of those famous Football Outsiders DVOA ratings, with the Cincinnati Bengals on top. No, that is not a misprint. If you want the infamous commentary for the math-o-phobic, it now resides at FOXSports.com.
62 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2005, 4:21pm by Freddie Falcon