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15 Nov 2006, 09:10pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag: Seattle

What is with DVOA’s hatred towards the Seattle Seahawks? Aaron Schatz explains. (Click link to read more.)

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14 Nov 2006, 09:16pm by Aaron Schatz

Michael Vick past the crossroads

Will Mike Vick ever turn into a quality passer? The better question may be whether or not Mike Vick is the most unique quarterback in NFL history. (Click link to read more.)

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14 Nov 2006, 05:51pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 11 DVOA Ratings

After a week of upsets, the DVOA rankings are much the same, but the differences between teams get smaller. This week's commentary is now available at FOXSports.com. Plus: Introducing the FO Playoff Odds Report, rough draft.

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316 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2006, 11:50pm by B

13 Nov 2006, 08:35pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Quick Reads: Week 10

Ocho-Cinco had the second-best receiver DPAR game ever. Carson Palmer had the best DPAR game of the week. Cincinnati lost maybe the most entertaining game ever. And the Saints-Steelers game provided a nice undercard.

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56 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2006, 6:09am by Adam

13 Nov 2006, 07:18pm by Aaron Schatz

Jason Campbell to Start Sunday

Go back to your Pro Football Prospectus 2006. Read what David Lewin wrote about Philip Rivers. Be amazed at how accurate it was. Look at the projection for Jason Campbell. Note that no recent top QB prospect has both more college starts and a higher collegiate completion percentage than Campbell. Adjust expectations of possible late-season Washington upsets accordingly.

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37 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2006, 1:28am by Erasmus

13 Nov 2006, 01:55am by Aaron Schatz

Orlando Pace Out for Year (and other Week 10 injuries)

Wow. What a week for injuries. Discuss here. Orlando Pace is done for the year after tearing a triceps. Clinton Portis broke his hand and will probably miss a couple weeks at least, maybe more. Tony Gonzalez is out 2-3 weeks with a shoulder injury. Luke Petitgout broke his leg. Troy Polamalu, Deshea Townsend, and Frank Gore all had concussions, and I assume T.J. Whosyourdaddy had one too after that Marlon McCree cheap shot.

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23 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2006, 11:19am by drtobes

11 Nov 2006, 11:14pm by Aaron Schatz

FO in the NY Times: NFL Kickers Are Judged on the Wrong Criteria

The idea behind this column is simple: NFL kickers are more consistent kicking off than they are kicking field goals. But until I did the research for this article, I had no idea just how dramatic the difference really is.

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59 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2010, 1:35pm by Jameszeee

10 Nov 2006, 09:38pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag: Do some teams play the same no matter the opponent?

Aaron Schatz examines which teams are consistent, no matter who the opponent is. (Click link to read more.)

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10 Nov 2006, 07:41pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Midseason Projections

Here are the fourth annual FO midseason projections. This year, projections say the surprise team of the second half will be Chicago -- and not in a good way.

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62 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2006, 11:22pm by ttomas

10 Nov 2006, 07:03pm by Aaron Schatz

FOX Blog Wrap-Up, November 4-10

Here's a catch-all thread for discussion of this week's posts on the Football Outsiders FOX blog. Covered this week: More explanation of DVOA for Philadelphia, pass interference and holding penalties, and whether or not certain teams play at the exact same level no matter the opponent.

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6 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2006, 11:03am by kleph