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17 Nov 2011, 12:04pm by Danny Tuccitto

DVOA-Based Fantasy Strength of Schedule (Updated)

A table of DVOA-based schedule strengths for pass offenses and run offenses from Weeks 11 to 16. (Click to read more.)

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7 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2011, 10:16pm by Danny Tuccitto

16 Nov 2011, 01:55pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 11 Fantasy Matchups

We know that the score line affects how much teams run the ball. Do you want to know which fantasy backs are most and least affected by that phenomenon? In this week's fantasy column, we detail running back usage rates by score gap; and, of course, the player matchups to watch.

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2 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2011, 12:48pm by cbirkemeier

13 Nov 2011, 07:29pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Green Bay's Porous Pass Defense

Green Bay may be undefeated, but so far they have a very obvious Achilles heel: pass defense. Can a team with a below average pass defense actually win the Super Bowl? It would be pretty darn rare. And why exactly is the Packers pass defense playing so much worse than last year?

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5 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2011, 10:09am by Mr. Guest to you

10 Nov 2011, 03:20pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 10 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy column, we revisit DVOA-based fantasy strength of schedule -- this time for the playoff run. Elsewhere, it's official: if Chris Johnson doesn't do well this week, just cut him outright.

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06 Nov 2011, 10:06pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Is Philly's Turnaround Legitimate?

Philadelphia's pass defense and pass offense look like they've turned the corner after a rocky start.

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3 comments, Last at 08 Nov 2011, 10:59am by Kal

04 Nov 2011, 03:58pm by Danny Tuccitto

Texans-Browns Q & A

Because only Browns fans and insomnia sufferers follow Cleveland these days, it's natural that Texans fans don't know much about their favorite team's opponent this week. Friend-of-FO, Steph Stradley, asked me to give a primer. Featured: Montario Hardesty could use an optometrist.

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10 comments, Last at 08 Nov 2011, 9:02pm by Clint

03 Nov 2011, 03:53pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 9 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy matchups column, we separate air yards from YAC, and identify the league-leading wide receivers in each stat on a per-reception basis. Elsewhere, we're bullish on Falcons and bearish on Steelers.

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8 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2011, 10:09am by Shawn

27 Oct 2011, 03:29pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 8 Fantasy Matchups

Is targets a more useful statistic than simple receptions for projecting wide receivers? Will Baltimore and Tennessee players rebound this week? Can DeMarco Murray and Jackie Battle keep it up? Answers to these questions and more in this week's fantasy matchups column.

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2 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2011, 11:09am by Bob Bobert

23 Oct 2011, 08:08pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: How Good is Baltimore's Defense?

How good is the Baltimore defense, and can they stay that good for the entire season? We look at little bit at some weaknesses that could become a problem... although probably not this week. By the way, Baltimore is the second team to be first in both run and pass defense DVOA through six weeks. The first was the 1997 San Francisco 49ers.

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5 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2011, 3:18am by IsraelP

20 Oct 2011, 08:01pm by Danny Tuccitto

DVOA-Based Fantasy Strength of Schedule

A table of DVOA-based schedule strengths for pass offenses and run offenses from Weeks 7 to 16. (Click to read more.)

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22 comments, Last at 08 Nov 2011, 3:04pm by dw123