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21 Nov 2017, 09:32pm by Scott Kacsmar

2018 Hall of Fame Semifinalists Announced

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has revealed the 27 semifinalists for the Class of 2018.

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21 Nov 2017, 04:34pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 11

New Orleans pulls off the most improbable comeback of the season. Also: 7-2 showdown in NFC, the upset of the year, Atlanta and Seattle blunder their way to drama on Monday night, and what happened to all the exciting prime-time games this season?

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17 Nov 2017, 02:40pm by Scott Kacsmar

2017 ALEX: Midseason Report

The latest ALEX update looks at the recent draft class that is struggling, the unusual Chicago strategy, and what's gotten into Alex Smith? We also looked at Tyrod Taylor's declining ALEX, but rising conversion rate that Buffalo just sent to the bench.

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17 Nov 2017, 01:50pm by Scott Kacsmar

FiveThirtyEight: Terrible Year for Quarterback Injuries

For FiveThirtyEight, I took a look at what has been a brutal season of quarterback injuries in the NFL. Beyond stars such as Aaron Rodgers and Andrew Luck, we've lost an extremely promising rookie (Deshaun Watson), a former No. 1 overall pick who may have been ready to peak (Sam Bradford), and a veteran on his last legs (Carson Palmer). We looked at adjusted games lost for quarterbacks since 2000 and adjusted the numbers by passing DVOA to get a sense of the quality of quarterbacks lost to injury. 2017 hasn't been the worst season on record, but it's sure getting there, and hopefully we won't have to add much to the injury database the rest of the year.

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15 Nov 2017, 07:37pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 11 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite DFS matchups include Alex Smith, Kenyan Drake, A.J. Green, and Jared Cook.

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14 Nov 2017, 03:59pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 10

Blake Bortles threw two picks after the two-minute warning with his team trailing, and Jacksonville still won the game. Did someone say Chargers BINGO? Also: Steelers squeak by in a small game plus "30 for 30" for Big Ben and Matthew Stafford.

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08 Nov 2017, 05:27pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 10 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 10 DFS matchups include Jared Goff, Jordan Howard, Robby Anderson, and Eric Ebron. We're also trusting Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown to deliver again in Indianapolis.

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07 Nov 2017, 02:56pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 9

In a week low on drama, Seattle and Washington had plenty. Should Doug Baldwin have scored his touchdown? Also: Atlanta drops another one, savagery in Houston, and The Overachievers Bowl between Oakland and Miami.

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03 Nov 2017, 05:37pm by Scott Kacsmar

FiveThirtyEight: NFL Teams Are More Consistent Now

At FiveThirtyEight, Scott Kacsmar writes how DVOA variance was at an all-time low in 2016, and how 2017 is shaping up to continue the trend.

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02 Nov 2017, 02:35am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 9 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 9 DFS matchups include Jay Cutler, Adrian Peterson, Devin Funchess, and Delanie Walker.

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