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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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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