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21 Aug 2014, 12:06pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Is NFC West Best Division Ever?

Is the NFC West the best division ever? Winning percentage and point differential call the 2013 NFC West the best division in the eight-division era, but DVOA actually begs one as being a little bit better: the 2004 AFC East.

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1 comment, Last at 21 Aug 2014, 11:21pm by mehllageman56

18 Aug 2014, 05:41pm by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Play-Action Defense

Are the best defenses against play action the best against regular passes too? How much impact does play action really have in an NFL game, and does it correlate from year to year?

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17 Aug 2014, 05:12am by Scott Kacsmar

The Greatest Irrelevant Comeback in NFL History

If a team pulls off the largest fourth-quarter comeback in NFL history in the preseason, does anyone notice? Well, you know one person that did.

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12 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2014, 2:40pm by MC2

15 Aug 2014, 11:31am by Scott Kacsmar

SITE NEWS: FO Seeks Interns for Injuries

Football Outsiders is seeking two interns (one for AFC teams, one for NFC teams) to help collect player injury data for the 2014 season. (Click to read more.)

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3 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2014, 4:52pm by RickD

14 Aug 2014, 12:48pm by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Play-Action Offense

The two best play-action offenses were the best passing offenses without play action too. Is that normal? Also: a Flacco surprise, Jason Garrett's allergy, and what the heck happened in Washington?

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12 Aug 2014, 01:27pm by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Pressure Plays: Defense

Part two of our 2013 pressure study focuses on which defenses fared best with and without pressure last year. Should we expect a lot of variation in 2014?

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11 Aug 2014, 02:28pm by Scott Kacsmar

Penalty Watch: Preseason Week 1 (Ruh-roh)

There were 24 illegal contact penalties in the first full week of the preseason. There were 37 in the entire 2013 regular season. Are we headed for a historic season in terms of flags thrown?

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7 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:20pm by v3456d

11 Aug 2014, 11:33am by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Pressure Plays: Quarterbacks

Which quarterbacks fared best under pressure last year? And does performance under pressure have any correlation from year to year?

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08 Aug 2014, 11:17am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Cowboys Will Again Miss Playoffs

Scott Kacsmar explains why an aging and hurting Tony Romo combined with a still-poor defense means another year of missing the playoffs in Dallas.

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1 comment, Last at 08 Aug 2014, 1:16pm by Sisyphus

01 Aug 2014, 01:37pm by Scott Kacsmar

Predicting the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

Is this the year for Marvin Harrison? Junior Seau? Or perhaps one of four eligible men from the Greatest Show on Turf?

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