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17 Oct 2015, 11:52am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 6 DraftKings Late Matchups

Each Saturday we have a second DFS advice column on ESPN Insider for DraftKings, but this one only focuses on the late games. Outside of loading up on the Patriots, we also like Antonio Gates, Carlos Hyde and James Jones this week.

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14 Oct 2015, 11:28pm by Scott Kacsmar

ALEX: Week 5

Our Air Less EXpected (ALEX) metric looks at which quarterbacks are playing aggressive or conservative on money downs. We debut the season rankings and the best and worst plays from Week 5.

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14 Oct 2015, 11:38am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 6 DraftKings Matchups

We recap Week 5 in DFS, including Owen Daniels' bagel. Some of our favorite Week 6 matchups for DraftKings include Colin Kaepernick, Dion Lewis, Julian Edelman, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. Yes, we are all Patriots this week.

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13 Oct 2015, 01:13pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 5

Week 5 had it all with 23 ties or lead changes in crunch time. Also: overtime stunners, annoying rule interpretations, 18 lost seconds, big pick-sixes, a helmet catch, backward passes, and one Wildcat ending.

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10 Oct 2015, 08:51pm by Scott Kacsmar

Q&A with Baltimore Sports and Life

We are one fourth of the way through the regular season. Scott answered questions from Baltimore Sports and Life about how the division races are shaping up among other topics.

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10 Oct 2015, 03:03pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 5 DraftKings Late Matchups

Each Saturday we will have a second DFS advice column on Insider, but this one only focuses on the late games. Some of this week's favorite players include Philip Rivers, Dion Lewis, Rueben Randle and Owen Daniels.

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10 Oct 2015, 02:55pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Week 5: The Root and Roots Show

For the third season in a row, I talked NFL with longtime FO reader Greg Rasheed on his podcast, The Root and Roots Show. Topics covered include the Super Bowl prospects for Greg's defense-led Broncos, the surprising Falcons, the disappointing Dolphins, how Dallas' injuries have changed the NFC East, the progress of football analytics, who can stop the Patriots, and the current outlook for Super Bowl 50.

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07 Oct 2015, 12:28pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 5 DraftKings Matchups

Some of our favorite Week 5 DraftKings matchups include Alex Smith, Todd Gurley, Martavis Bryant and Crockett Gillmore.

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07 Oct 2015, 12:22pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Most Aggressive and Conservative QBs on Third Down

Which quarterbacks push the envelope on third down, and which are comfortable playing it safe? Our new ALEX metric (Air Less EXpected) tells you who is always throwing short of the sticks, starting with the patron saint of Alex, Mr. Smith.

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06 Oct 2015, 07:05am by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 4

Illegal bat? The Seahawks barely escape the winless Lions. Also: Denver's clutch defense, the Rams stole Bruce Arians' magic beans, and a terrible week for kickers with the game on the line.

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