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16 Jan 2004, 02:43pm by Aaron Schatz

NFC Championship Preview

All our numbers broken down for the Eagles and Panthers, with commentary for the math-o-phobic. Where did Stephen Davis play better than DeShaun Foster this year, and where did Foster have the edge? What Panther strength matches the Eagles' biggest offensive weakness? Which Eagle on offense has gone from league-worst to star performer over the past four weeks? Will Carolina make me feel like an idiot yet again?

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16 Jan 2004, 02:43pm by Aaron Schatz

NFC Championship Preview

All our numbers broken down for the Eagles and Panthers, with commentary for the math-o-phobic. Where did Stephen Davis play better than DeShaun Foster this year, and where did Foster have the edge? What Panther strength matches the Eagles' biggest offensive weakness? Which Eagle on offense has gone from league-worst to star performer over the past four weeks? Will Carolina make me feel like an idiot yet again?

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16 Jan 2004, 02:36pm by Michael David Smith

Building a Better Mousetrap, Part II: Clock Management

OK, the DVOA system correlates really well with points and wins. So why does it rate Carolina so darn low? Mike Smith has a theory -- just in time for the NFC Championship -- and it relates to one important statistic that was missing from the logs that built our database.

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15 Jan 2004, 01:53pm by Aaron Schatz

AFC Championship Preview

All our numbers broken down for the Colts and Patriots, with commentary for the math-o-phobic. Which unit was more responsible for Indy's Week 13 comeback against New England, offense or defense? Why does the Colts offense slow down in the red zone? Why might Troy Walters be the surprise hero of Sunday's game? And, will Hunter Smith ever get on the field again?

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15 Jan 2004, 01:53pm by Aaron Schatz

AFC Championship Preview

All our numbers broken down for the Colts and Patriots, with commentary for the math-o-phobic. Which unit was more responsible for Indy's Week 13 comeback against New England, offense or defense? Why does the Colts offense slow down in the red zone? Why might Troy Walters be the surprise hero of Sunday's game? And, will Hunter Smith ever get on the field again?

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14 Jan 2004, 02:19pm by Guest

Off-Tackle Concerto, or Variations on a Theme

Bob Cook from Flak Magazine analyzes the Colts' bread-and-butter play. How does it work, why does it work, and just how important is it to Indy's success?

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13 Jan 2004, 10:36am by admin

TMQ Conference Championship Discussion Thread

Come join our "unofficial official" discussion thread for this week's NFL.com Tuesday Morning Quarterback column. Plus, our resident cartoonist has Mike Martz on the brain, and the Football Outsiders playoff fantasy league update.

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12 Jan 2004, 12:51pm by Aaron Schatz

'Tis Better to Have Rushed and Lost Than Never to Have Rushed at All

Gregg Easterbrook's TMQ says that teams too often go pass-wacky in short-yardage situations. True or false? We've gone through every single play of 2003 in order to test this fundamental TMQ axiom.

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12 Jan 2004, 05:23am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Adventures in TiVo Land

Russell wrestles with his TiVo and somehow still manages to see most of this weekend's spectacular schedule of playoff action. Second guesses galore, the joy of play faking, and Dan Dierdorf gets shot in the butt. Seriously.

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11 Jan 2004, 11:54am by Michael David Smith

FO Archives: The Coaching Carousel

Does changing coaches really help a team? Does making the Super Bowl as a coordinator lead to a head coaching role in the next season? Michael David Smith looks at a few issues regarding coaching changes.

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