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24 Nov 2006, 10:04am by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag: No, establishing the run still doesn't matter

When does establishing the run matter? Apparently never. (Click link to read more.)

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24 Nov 2006, 12:45am by Aaron Schatz

And Now, A Brief Comment Regarding That Other Network

What could the other network be? (Click link to read more.)

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23 Nov 2006, 12:00am by Aaron Schatz

1997 DVOA Ratings and Commentary

Few NFL rivalries are as bitter as Denver vs. Kansas City. As they get ready to meet in the NFL's first-ever "third" Thanksgiving game, we figured it was the perfect time to post our long-awaited look back at the year Denver and Kansas City were the two best teams in the NFL -- which is also the earliest year for which DVOA currently exists.

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60 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2006, 5:16am by RICK

21 Nov 2006, 05:45pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 12 DVOA Ratings

The new DVOA ratings shift things around a bit. The Giants and Colts fall, while the Jaguars, Panthers, and Browns rise. Wait a minute, did you say Browns? Commentary on FOXSports.com features the first annual DVOA Commentary All-Optimism Special. Plus a special announcement: Introducing the Football Outsiders Swag Shoppe!

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178 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2006, 12:10pm by B

21 Nov 2006, 11:14am by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag: Rex Grossman

Rex Grossman: the king of making blowouts even more lopsided.

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20 Nov 2006, 05:29pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Quick Reads: Week 11

This week, Drew Brees had over 500 yards passing. The best quarterback DPAR of the year? Not even close. LaDainian Tomlinson, on the other hand, was just as good as you think he was. Here's the usual review of the day's performances using FO stats, plus a totally unprovoked rant about roughing the passer penalties.

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123 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2006, 9:33am by Rick

20 Nov 2006, 11:21am by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag: More Charlie Frye

Is Charlie Frye really as bad as everyone say’s he is? Aaron Schatz uses similarity scores to find out if it is time for Cleveland to give up and find a new quarterback of the future.

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18 Nov 2006, 06:28pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: IND-DAL, SD-DEN

For this week's game previews, we tell you why Dallas may be the biggest obstacle between Indianapolis and a perfect season, and empty the notebook on Denver and San Diego.

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33 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2006, 11:27am by Rick

17 Nov 2006, 04:08pm by Aaron Schatz

FOX Blog Wrap-Up, November 11-17

Here's a catch-all thread for discussion of this week's posts on the Football Outsiders FOX blog. Covered this week: Tape breakdown on the Giants defense, the career paths of Michael Vick and Charlie Frye, what to do about Damon Huard, Seattle's low DVOA, Joe Gibbs' press honeymoon, and -- you know you have been waiting for it -- the first bit of preliminary data from the 2006 game charting project!

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20 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2006, 2:40am by J

17 Nov 2006, 11:36am by Aaron Schatz

Early game charting data on yards per pass vs. defensive backs

A sneak preview of the defensive back game charting statistics for 2006. (Click link to read more.)

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