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19 Jan 2004, 11:07am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Mirror Images

Think the 2003 Panthers are the 2001 Patriots? You aren't alone. Russ has comments on the conference championships and discusses Philadelphia's future, wasted timeouts, and Eagles Court. Five minutes to Wapner!

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16 Jan 2004, 02:58pm by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball: The Final Four

It's your last opportunity for second guessing before we get to this week's games. Ian and Al take on Dick Vermeil as well as 4th-and-26, and the Scramble mailbag takes on the question of defenses tiring as the season goes on. Best Bets addresses the conference championships, with discussion of both the line and the over/under on each game.

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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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