17 Oct 2006, 06:06pm by Aaron Schatz
Chicago may have pulled out the victory, but their offensive ineptitude means a major tumble in our DVOA ratings, leaving the Bears slightly behind the San Diego Chargers. Plus: Three NFC East teams in the top six, and Pittsburgh becomes the latest team to leap up the charts after a blowout win. Commentary now available on FOXSports.com.
223 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2006, 10:20am by Wanker79
17 Oct 2006, 10:01am by Aaron Schatz
You asked for a link to this, you got it. "If you want to crown 'em, then crown their ass!"
66 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2006, 2:02pm by empty13
17 Oct 2006, 01:16am by Aaron Schatz
Just in case you didn't learn it from Michael Lewis's new book, just in case you didn't learn it from watching the 2006 Seattle Seahawks, just in case you didn't learn it from tonight's Arizona choke job, let me remind you that the offensive line is important. So the Bengals are in some serious trouble, now that Levi Jones, one of the top left tackles in the game, needs arthroscopic knee surgery and is out for a few weeks. The Bengals have already had problems without center Rich Braham.
5 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2006, 11:40am by DJAnyReason
16 Oct 2006, 06:24pm by Aaron Schatz
Does Michael Lewis's new book do for football what Moneyball did for baseball? Actually, no -- but that doesn't mean FO readers won't enjoy it. A short review.
14 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2006, 9:06pm by Mentos
16 Oct 2006, 04:55pm by Aaron Schatz
Our weekly roundup of Sunday performances according to FO stats addresses two running backs who defy father time, two Super Bowl quarterbacks getting their games into gear after some problems early in the season, and a lot of wide receivers having very good days.
46 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2006, 3:29pm by morganja
15 Oct 2006, 12:36am by Aaron Schatz
Shawn Krest, one of the game charters, is writing a weekly column on the Buffalo Bills based on his work. It's pretty interesting stuff. This one addresses missed tackles -- unfortunately, tracking those adds so much time to charting that it would be tough getting enough volunteers, but Krest is doing some pretty cool stuff adding his own ideas to our charting categories.
13 comments, Last at 25 Feb 2007, 3:50am by consolidate debt
14 Oct 2006, 04:35pm by Aaron Schatz
Chicago, Chicago, Chicago. Doesn't this website ever talk about anyone else? Well, the NFC has five teams with just a single loss, and four of them face each other on Sunday. Two longtime contenders take on two surprise teams -- and two significant home-field advantages.
39 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2006, 8:57am by someone
13 Oct 2006, 09:42pm by Aaron Schatz
Aaron Schatz assesses the validity of the bend but don’t break defense. (Click link to read more.)
13 Oct 2006, 04:51pm by Aaron Schatz
So, I've been trying to figure out what to do about the Football Outsiders FOX blog, and alerting people to the content. We don't want to link every piece back to FO, because we want people to get used to checking it on their own, but we also don't want our dedicated readers to miss the stuff we're writing over there. So I'm going to try this, a weekly look at what we covered on the FOX blog on Friday afternoons, which can be a catch-all thread for discussion of these topics free from the standard "FO stats are dumb" FOX commenters.
18 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2006, 11:13am by kleph
13 Oct 2006, 01:12pm by Aaron Schatz
Bill Simmons said it, I've said it on a few radio appearances, and now Doug Drinen chimes in. This is the weirdest fantasy season ever. I feel bad that the KUBIAK projections seem a little off so far -- but that just means they have the same problem as every other set of projections produced this year. Unless somebody wants to show me the guy who predicted Bernard Berrian as the top wide receiver, Marques Colston and Kellen Winslow as the top tight ends, and Charlie Frye as a top 10 quarterback.
23 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2006, 3:59pm by Boski