10 Aug 2011, 11:26am by Danny Tuccitto
Wisdom of Crowds returns for 2011, with the first installment focusing on quarterbacks. Four of the five are new signal-callers for their teams. The one that isn't happens to have the best average reader projection. Coincidence? We think not.
38 comments, Last at 16 Aug 2011, 3:45am by Bobman
09 Aug 2011, 12:41pm by Danny Tuccitto
Who will step up for the Ravens at receiver? Can Cedric Benson produce enough to keep Andy Dalton safe? Will Phil Taylor help the Browns finally fix their run defense? Is Hines Ward done in Pittsburgh?
52 comments, Last at 11 Aug 2011, 2:52pm by Intropy
03 Aug 2011, 12:40pm by Danny Tuccitto
In 2010, three run offenses separated themselves from the rest of the NFL. Our latest dive into last season's charting stats shows all three were particularly efficient running from one-back sets.
30 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2011, 5:19pm by Kent
29 Jul 2011, 11:13am by Danny Tuccitto
Here's our survey of the ten most important injuries to keep an eye on during training camp. A certain Lions quarterback tops the list.
8 comments, Last at 05 Aug 2011, 7:39am by DavidL
28 Jul 2011, 11:43am by Danny Tuccitto
It's quite a shakeup from last year's list as our 30th ranked team in last year's 25-and-under organizational rankings is now first. Who took the top spot away from Houston?
15 comments, Last at 12 Aug 2011, 8:00pm by Jan
18 Jul 2011, 03:16pm by Danny Tuccitto
"Defense wins championships" may be the most overused sports cliche of them all. After analyzing formation stats for 2010, we think changing it to "defense against four or more receivers wins championships" might both reduce usage and increase accuracy. It's a win-win for everyone.
34 comments, Last at 24 Jul 2011, 6:58pm by tuluse
11 Jul 2011, 12:13pm by Danny Tuccitto
Generally, teams try to use offensive strategies that best fit their personnel. In 2010, one NFC west team didn't. Our review of formation tendencies related to the number of wide receivers on a given play provides the damning evidence.
56 comments, Last at 14 Jul 2011, 2:54pm by The Delivery Guy
09 Jul 2011, 01:45am by Danny Tuccitto
In an early appeal for Olin Kreutz's Hall of Fame consideration, Steven Schweikert at Windy City Gridiron makes the case that offensive linemen are getting the short end of the stick because they have no stats. (Click to read more.)
73 comments, Last at 16 Jul 2011, 4:01pm by bachslunch
07 Jul 2011, 02:38pm by Danny Tuccitto
Former Panthers, Saints, Giants, Raiders, and Titans quarterback Kerry Collins announced his retirement from the NFL Thursday afternoon. In what was a roller coaster career both on and off the field, his legacy includes leading Carolina to the NFC Championship game in only its second year of existence, guiding the Giants to Super Bowl XXXV, and setting the single-season record for fumbles in 2001. With Collins' retirement, the Jake Locker era in Tennessee has officially begun.
32 comments, Last at 11 Jul 2011, 3:24pm by Shattenjager