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20 Oct 2011, 01:23pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 7 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's column, we use DVOA to identify the easiest and toughest remaining fantasy schedules. Not that anyone's roster is overflowing with them, but the stats say to avoid Browns players from here out.

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4 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2011, 7:33pm by BroncFan07

13 Oct 2011, 02:25pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 6 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy matchups column, our advice is basically to start your Cowboys, start your Bengals, and sit your Texans. Yes, that includes Arian Foster if you're brave enough to pull the trigger.

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2 comments, Last at 14 Oct 2011, 2:06pm by Spanky

09 Oct 2011, 07:06pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Detroit Needs to Diversify Its Offense

The Lions' pass offense has been impressive in their 4-0 start, but what about that 30th-ranked running game? This week's Monday Night Football column looks at how the disparity between the two raises red flags about Detroit's Super Bowl prospects.

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9 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2011, 3:28pm by Joseph

06 Oct 2011, 03:37pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 5 Fantasy Matchups

You'll want to be starting the Falcons passing game members this week. And your Saints running backs. That plus another Philip Rivers sighting!

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02 Oct 2011, 06:44pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Analyzing the Colts' Injury Issues

Indianapolis' season is basically over at this point with Peyton Manning gone, but the Colts have also sustained a number of other injuries this season. This is not a one-year trend in the slightest -- the Colts lead the NFL in Adjusted Games Lost over the past five seasons. Why is that?

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30 Sep 2011, 12:29am by Danny Tuccitto

Colts Game Stats Analyses

Over at Coltzilla, staff writer Jacob Crocker does a bang-up job providing charting-style statistical reports after each game. Especially interesting -- at least to me -- is the weekly info about each quarterback's average time from snap to pass. Kind-of-shocking revelation: Colt McCoy got rid of the ball in Week 2 about as fast as Peyton Manning did on his average pass in 2010. Not-so-shocking revelation: A musket fires faster than Kerry Collins.

The reports seem to come out each Friday, so I guess that means Crocker's breakdown of the Steelers game will be up on the site later today. The link above is to his Week 2 analysis. Here's Week 1.

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29 Sep 2011, 03:04pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 4 Fantasy Matchups

Is this finally the week that Rashard Mendenhall owners are rewarded? Plus, don't expect your Ravens to be high scorers in Week 4.

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7 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2011, 9:46am by Shawn

25 Sep 2011, 07:24pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Are the Washington Redskins For Real?

What is propping up Rex Grossman's numbers? How is Ryan Kerrigan helping the Redskins defense, and is it sustainable?

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5 comments, Last at 26 Sep 2011, 3:12pm by Hank

22 Sep 2011, 12:59pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 3 Fantasy Matchups

The recipe for this week's fantasy matchups cocktail includes one part '80s television humor, two parts self-scouting about the projection model, two parts tying up of loose procedural ends, two parts not-so-inside 49ers knowledge, and eight parts analysis -- plus or minus X, of course.

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15 Sep 2011, 01:03pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 2 Fantasy Matchups

Look, kids, the big table is back! To clarify: We're changing things this year so the big table has a total of points, not a percentage. That total represents the impact of this week's matchup on how many points a player will score compared to the average at his position. It doesn't represent who is the best player of the week overall.

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11 comments, Last at 16 Sep 2011, 3:55pm by Kal