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29 Jan 2013, 12:16pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Keys to Beating the Ravens

Looking at the Ravens' worst games this season, the key to stopping their offense seems to be to shut down Ray Rice and the tight ends, counting on the inherent inconsistency of deep passes to produce a number of punts and turnovers. Also, make Joe Flacco throw to his left.

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9 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2013, 11:29am by Hurt Bones

22 Jan 2013, 03:08pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Unsung Heroes for Ravens, 49ers

Let us now praise some of the lesser-known names in this year's Super Bowl, starting with San Francisco's fabulous offensive line and Baltimore's Ray Lewis-in-training, Dannell Ellerbe.

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7 comments, Last at 22 Mar 2013, 5:10pm by jam

22 Jan 2013, 10:37am by Vince Verhei

Conf. Championship Quick Reads

What do the Falcons and Patriots need to do for another shot at the Super Bowl next season? Plus, FO stats for the Conference Championships, featuring the best WR performance of the year.

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88 comments, Last at 24 Jan 2013, 7:09am by Bab

16 Jan 2013, 06:23pm by Vince Verhei

FO on ESPN: Denver's Window with Manning

Did the Denver Broncos just miss their one shot at a championship with Peyton Manning? Probably not. We put Manning's 2012 campaign into context (turns out it was really good), guesstimate how many more seasons he'll play, and what Denver needs to fix to contend again in 2013.

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4 comments, Last at 20 Jan 2013, 2:17am by MehlLageman56

15 Jan 2013, 01:43am by Vince Verhei

Divisional Round Quick Reads

While Ray Lewis seems to have greatly elevated his play in the postseason, he could be a critical liability in the AFC Championship Game against the Patriots. Plus, a weekend filled with really great quarterback play.

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101 comments, Last at 18 Jan 2013, 6:37pm by EricL

08 Jan 2013, 08:40am by Vince Verhei

Wild Card Quick Reads

The Baltimore Ravens' victory sets them up with the Denver Broncos and the most fearsome pass rush in football. Can they keep Joe Flacco upright and productive? Plus, the best passers, rushers, and receivers of the Wild Card round.

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54 comments, Last at 10 Jan 2013, 6:21am by jebmak

01 Jan 2013, 02:31pm by Vince Verhei

Quick Reads: 2012 in Review

We put the historic seasons of Adrian Peterson and Calvin Johnson in perspective, visit some familiar names atop the quarterbacks table, and mark the best rookie quarterback season in the FO era.

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150 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2013, 9:10pm by theslothook

01 Jan 2013, 01:36pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Does Momentum Mean Anything?

Do teams that are hot entering the postseason tend to outperform teams that played well all season long? Evidence seems to suggest that it doesn't matter.

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14 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2013, 1:55am by Perücken

24 Dec 2012, 06:40pm by Vince Verhei

Week 16 Quick Reads

Calvin Johnson broke the all-time receiving yardage record; Adrian Peterson may still do the same with rushing yardage. Why aren't they having the all-time best seasons in DYAR? Plus, details on the best and worst players of the weekend.

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37 comments, Last at 01 Jan 2013, 1:29pm by Noah of Arkadia

18 Dec 2012, 03:44am by Vince Verhei

Week 15 Quick Reads

Statement, schmatement. The Falcons' big win over the Giants wasn't as important as you might think. Plus, we try to put Mark Sanchez's Monday night performance into numerical context.

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