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28 Aug 2012, 04:13pm by Danny Tuccitto

SITE NEWS: 2012 Wisdom of Crowds

Unless you get sadistic pleasure out of watching Richard Bartel short-arm out routes, last night's Hall of Fame game lacked entertainment. Not to worry, loyal FO reader, NFL entertainment returns today in the form of our "Wisdom of Crowds" feature. Over the next four weeks, we'll use our @fboutsiders Twitter account to get your fantasy projections for a player or two each day.

At the end of each week, I'll compile the responses, and have a post the following week about what our readership had to say. Last year, you were pretty darn prescient.

So, if you want to participate, make sure to follow us on Twitter, and check in every day for the next month.

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25 Feb 2014, 04:13pm by Danny Tuccitto

Four Downs: NFC West

Offensive line is the key in Seattle and St. Louis, while San Francisco needs to work on its secondary and the Cardinals need a quarterback of the future.

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16 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2014, 5:56am by Frank28

07 Jan 2014, 08:07pm by Danny Tuccitto

Dolphins Part Ways With GM Jeff Ireland

If we're going to use the past two installments of Football Outsiders Almanac to trash the Dolphins for Jeff Ireland's continued employment, then it's only fair that we give them kudos for ending said employment. I, for one, am kind of shocked that this came on the heels of an 8-8 season; not because Ireland doesn't deserve it, but because accepting mediocrity has been entrenched in the franchise for the better part of two decades. So, again, kudos to Stephen Ross, and congratulations Dolphins fans. There's finally the potential for your long NFL nightmare to be over.

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69 comments, Last at 18 Jan 2014, 9:44am by Mr Shush

07 Jan 2014, 12:46pm by Danny Tuccitto

Secret Sauce Revisited

After six years, we think it's high time to revisit Bill Barnwell's research on the regular-season DVOA splits that predict success in the playoffs. And while we're at it, we might as well see what the updated analysis says about this postseason.

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144 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2014, 11:12pm by Overfitting

27 Nov 2013, 02:22pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 13 Playoff Odds

In this week's article, we cover the impact of Green Bay's tie, mention a couple of potential trap games for NFC heavyweights, and give you the probability of San Francisco being tied atop the NFC West three games from now.

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3 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2013, 2:29pm by intel_chris

16 Oct 2013, 10:51pm by Danny Tuccitto

Bayes Theorem and the New York Giants

Friend of FO Chase Stuart applies Bayes Theorem to a current NFL event. In our football-analytic minds, however, the meaning of this column should be much more important than that.

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31 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2013, 11:10am by TomC

04 Oct 2013, 04:13pm by Danny Tuccitto

32 Visualizations for 32 Teams

Over at Deadspin's new, nerd-inspired "Regressing" blog, Reuben Fischer-Baum created bubble charts for each offense based on DYAR at the four major skill positions.

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17 comments, Last at 07 Oct 2013, 2:37pm by Never Surrender

30 Aug 2013, 05:11pm by Danny Tuccitto

FO 10th Anniversary: Tight Ends

Tony Gonzalez is top of the line by any measure, and top-of-the-line blocking tight ends are (unsurprisingly) singled out with Freddie Jones as poor performers.

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20 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2013, 11:43pm by fb cash study

25 Aug 2013, 01:01pm by Danny Tuccitto

FO 10th Anniversary: Wide Receivers

The riddle of football value: If one the best ever plays most of his career with some of the best ever, is he really one the best ever?

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20 Aug 2013, 09:41am by Danny Tuccitto

FO 10th Anniversary: Worst Running Backs

No back is an island, entire of itself; every back is a piece of the continent. Though if the size of Europe, sorry, DYAR says you're on thine own, buddy.

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61 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2013, 11:42pm by fb cash study