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16 Nov 2015, 12:17pm by Aaron Schatz

Update #2: Saints DO IN FACT Fire Rob Ryan

The Saints are on pace to break the NFL record for touchdown passes allowed, so out you go, Rob Ryan. UPDATE: Well, change of plans. Apparently, these original reports were incorrect. In a press conference today, Sean Payton insisted that Rob Ryan was still his defensive coordinator. As of Monday afternoon, at least.

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12 Nov 2015, 03:53pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: November 12

Here's the latest edition of the Off The Charts podcast, as Aaron Schatz and Scott Spratt go through Football Outsiders metrics and Sports Info Solutions charting on these topics: What do the injuries to Andrew Luck, Ben Roethlisberger, and Dion Lewis mean for their teams going forward? What's wrong with the Packers defense, and how wrong is it? And who are the best MVP candidates by FO numbers so far, and the worst players by those numbers?

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12 Nov 2015, 03:47pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: 2015 Loser League Part II Is Here!

The time has come to join Part II of the Loser League! Pick the worst fantasy football players for Weeks 10-17 and you'll get a chance to win a free copy of our 2016 KUBIAK fantasy football projections.

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10 Nov 2015, 11:42pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: What to Do Without Luck

This week on the Fantasy Football Weekly podcast we talk about how to deal if you have one of the many players who suffered injuries this week, including Andrew Luck, Ben Roethlisberger, and Dion Lewis. Plus, we look at possible bye week subs for Week 10 and when to finally give up on Eddie Lacy.

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10 Nov 2015, 08:02pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 9 DVOA Ratings

New England stays at No. 1 and Carolina continues to rise, all the way up to No. 4 now. Plus, more fun in the AFC South: how do the Indianapolis win and Andrew Luck's injury affect the chances of another division champ with a losing record?

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10 Nov 2015, 04:31pm by Aaron Schatz

Andrew Luck Out 2-6 Weeks with Lacerated Kidney

Breaking and unexpected injury news. Andrew Luck will miss 2-6 weeks with a laceration in one of his kidneys as well as a partial tear of an abdominal muscle. It's not quite as bad for the Colts as you might imagine. They have a bye this week, and Matt Hasselbeck is still a reasonable backup at the age of 40. I assume Hasselbeck faces Atlanta in Week 11 -- the Falcons schedule gets EVEN MORE RIDICULOUSLY EASY with this injury -- and probably Tampa Bay in Week 12. Perhaps Luck can be back in time for Week 13 at Pittsburgh?

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05 Nov 2015, 04:56pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: November 5

This week's Off The Charts podcast goes in depth to preview the big Carolina-Green Bay matchup this week. We also take a further look at the improvement of the Oakland Raiders and delve into the way schedule strength in the last two months could determine the wild-card races in both the AFC and NFC.

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05 Nov 2015, 01:30pm by Aaron Schatz

Lions Fire Martin Mayhew, Tom Lewand

Big changes in Detroit, where the Lions have fired team president Tom Lewand and GM Martin Mayhew. Apparently there's going to be some major overturn throughout the front office...

04 Nov 2015, 02:05pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Hardest/Easiest Schedules Remaining

Today's ESPN Insider feature looks at the teams with the toughest and easiest remaining schedules. Rather than simply using average DVOA of remaining opponents, we ranked schedules by going through game-by-game to figure out how often an average (0.0%) DVOA team would be expected to win each game, accounting for both the opponent and whether the game was on the road or at home.

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03 Nov 2015, 08:32pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 8 DVOA Ratings

Denver shoots up our rankings with a big win over Green Bay, part of an AFC West surge that gives Kansas City an outside shot at the playoffs and gives Oakland its highest DVOA rank since Football Outsiders was founded in 2003.

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