11 Dec 2006, 01:34pm by Aaron Schatz
Can you imagine what it would have been like if Reggie Bush had gone to high school after the creation of YouTube? It would be a lot like how you will feel after you watch these YouTube videos of Cy Creek High running back Sam McGuffie. We can break down all the numbers and X's and O's but sometimes you just want to watch a football player who makes you go "whoa." Thanks, Deadspin.
19 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2006, 4:14pm by Peter Libero
10 Dec 2006, 01:22pm by Aaron Schatz
Great feature article in today's Boston Globe about the early days of the Redskins before they moved to Washington. Did you know that Redskins owner George Preston Marshall hired a Native American coach to try to drum up interest in the team? Of course, he also sealed the team's fate in Boston by doubling ticket prices one hour before a big game against the Giants. (Free registration required.)
5 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2006, 9:36pm by ChrisFromNJ
09 Dec 2006, 01:49pm by Aaron Schatz
Here's a catch-all thread for discussion of the last two weeks worth of posts on the Football Outsiders FOX blog. Covered: Fantasy football Hall of Fame candidate capsules, charting thoughts on Cincinnati and Baltimore, Oakland offense vs. Oakland defense, the least consistent teams of the decade (Jacksonville is number two), the Colts vs. history, and the decline and fall of Michael Clayton.
8 comments, Last at 12 Dec 2006, 12:29pm by Wanker79
09 Dec 2006, 01:00pm by Aaron Schatz
Two division leaders meet up in Dallas, but only one of these teams has balanced talent. Meanwhile, Denver's recent struggles began with their first game against San Diego. Can they use the second game to end those same struggles?
27 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2006, 6:34am by Rick
08 Dec 2006, 01:58pm by Aaron Schatz
Aaron Schatz breaks down which teams have the highest week to week variance. (Click link to read more.)
07 Dec 2006, 02:06pm by Aaron Schatz
No, this mailbag question was not submitted by John Madden. (Click link to read more.)
06 Dec 2006, 02:55pm by Aaron Schatz
Does Michael Clayton have any hope for a brighter future? Aaron Schatz uses similarity scores to try and find out. (Click link to read more.)
05 Dec 2006, 07:27pm by Aaron Schatz
This week, the top four stay the same in the total ratings while Dallas takes a slim lead in weighted DVOA. The Titans and Jets are rising, the Redskins are falling, and the Giants and Eagles just won't die. Well, their DVOA ratings won't die; the Giants might kill each other in real life. Commentary now available on FOXSports.com.
225 comments, Last at 10 Dec 2006, 12:39am by Gus
04 Dec 2006, 09:41pm by Aaron Schatz
Live, from the Howard Johnson Express in Bellmawr, New Jersey -- Quick Reads! This week: Evil Rex will not die, a shocking last-place finisher among running backs, some defensive back comments, and a very interesting fantasy football fact from Al Bogdan.
52 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2006, 5:14pm by zlionsfan
04 Dec 2006, 12:42pm by Aaron Schatz
Rob Parker of the Detroit News on perhaps this season's strangest story: the switch of Josh McCown from quarterback to wide receiver. Parker has a good point. The Detroit Lions are 2-10, so even if McCown actually is a better receiver than Mike Williams right now, doesn't it make sense to at least stick Williams in there to find out if he has any future whatsoever? Instead, the Lions are actually talking about switching McCown to receiver permanently.
42 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2006, 3:04pm by zlionsfan