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07 Aug 2003, 12:47pm by Aaron Schatz

Pythagoras Grades the Coaches

Which coaches win the close ones? We rank the last 20 years of coaches based on the ability to win more games than expected based on point differential. The top coaches have something unexpected in common... and the coach at the bottom is even more surprising.

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06 Aug 2003, 01:15pm by Aaron Schatz

Do 2003 Schedule Changes Affect Fantasy Football Value?

Which players face easier or harder fantasy schedules this year? Do schedule changes year to year affect fantasy value more than real value, or vice versa?

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14 Jul 2003, 06:24am by Aaron Schatz

Pythagoras on the Gridiron

In baseball, the Pythgorean Theorem says runs scored and allowed can predict a team's record. Does it work for football too? You bet, and it says some interesting things about teams that don't match their predictions. Pay attention, Chiefs fans.

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14 Jul 2003, 06:23am by Aaron Schatz

The Establishment Clause

It has always been the conventional wisdom of pro football: establish the run. Winning teams run early. Let's see how conventional wisdom stacks up against our master statistician...

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14 Jul 2003, 06:20am by Aaron Schatz

Stacey Mack Daddy

If you learned that a running back with fewer than 100 carries ranked as one of the NFL's top offensive players of 2002, you would probably want to know who he is...

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14 Jul 2003, 05:06am by Aaron Schatz

In Focus: AFC East

Beginning our division-by-division look at what our new statistics say about each NFL team. How good is Travis Henry? What is New England's biggest weakness?

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