01 Jul 2014, 12:32pm by Aaron Schatz
We're almost at July, which means people are going to start wondering when the 2014 KUBIAK fantasy football projections and Football Outsiders Almanac 2014 are going to show up for sale on Football Outsiders. I wanted to let everyone know about this year's delays. Both KUBIAK and the book will be delayed this year. We're hoping it's not for more than a week or two, but I'll be honest, there's a possibility the book won't be ready until early August. KUBIAK, at least, should be ready by July 16. (Click to read more.)
03 Jan 2014, 04:40pm by Aaron Schatz
Hey everybody! Time for the third edition of our Playoff Challenge game. Here's how it works: You need to pick a roster consisting of 2 QB, 4 RB, 4 WR, and 2 TE. However, you must pick one player from each of the 12 playoff teams, no duplicates. Whoever has the highest fantasy score during the playoffs wins a copy of Football Outsiders Almanac 2014 and the 2014 KUBIAK fantasy football projections. Standard fantasy scoring, no PPR. Thanks again to former Scramble writer Ian Dembsky for the idea for this game.
12 Jul 2012, 03:23pm by Aaron Schatz
Football Outsiders Almanac 2012 (PDF version) and the KUBIAK fantasy football spreadsheet are now on sale. Find out more details in this post. Now with samples!
08 Feb 2016, 03:14pm by Aaron Schatz
Here's our announcement of the four men who starred in Super Bowl 50 and will be new Football Outsiders-branded elite players for Madden 16 Ultimate Team this weekend. (Click to read more.)
04 Feb 2016, 03:41pm by Aaron Schatz
It's the final Off The Charts Podcast of the season, the Super Bowl preview episode! Scott Spratt and Aaron Schatz go through all the numbers to look at Carolina-Denver matchups, plus some discussion of the anxieties that come with rooting for a team that will be favored in the Super Bowl for the first time ever.
31 Jan 2016, 09:34pm by Aaron Schatz
I never quite know at what point we should be posting news of the "sources report" variety. I usually prefer for a trade or retirement or cut to actually be announced. But at this point there have been enough reports that Calvin Johnson is going to retire that I think we can consider this one on the up-and-up. Johnson is still playing at a high level -- he was eighth in DYAR and 16th in DVOA among wide receivers this year -- and the Lions are going to miss him significantly on the field.
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25 Jan 2016, 09:20pm by Aaron Schatz
In the NFC Championship Game, Carolina puts up the biggest single-game DVOA of the year and one of the 10 best in DVOA history. The Panthers now go into Super Bowl 50 as clear favorites.
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22 Jan 2016, 03:50pm by Aaron Schatz
The NFC Championship Game looks like a big game of big plays. Each team has a strong defense, but each offense is well-suited to attack the personnel and tendencies of its opponent.
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21 Jan 2016, 04:38pm by Aaron Schatz
This week's Off The Charts Podcast previews the upcoming conference championship games. Is the Denver defense well-equipped to slow down the Patriots offense? Will Denver run the ball as well as it did the first time it beat the Pats? And can Arizona take advantage of a Carolina weakness at cornerback that has fallen under the national radar?
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21 Jan 2016, 12:33pm by Aaron Schatz
A little preview of the NFC Championship preview coming Friday on Football Outsiders. Arizona blitzes more than any other team in the league, but it may not be a good strategy against Cam Newton.