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18 Sep 2012, 10:28am by Vince Verhei

Week 2 Quick Reads

And lo, the last shall be first. All the best and worst DYAR stats from Week 2, plus: What's wrong with New Orleans, and is there time for the Saints to save their season?

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94 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2012, 2:14am by The Hypno-Toad

11 Sep 2012, 09:13am by Vince Verhei

Week 1 Quick Reads

Does the New York Jets' scoring explosion prove that they've turned things around, or was it a one-time fluke? Plus, the best and worst passers, runners, and receivers of Week 1

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160 comments, Last at 14 Sep 2012, 12:20pm by Mr Shush

23 Aug 2012, 05:29pm by Vince Verhei

FO VIDEO: Denver's Defense Could Cost Them the AFC West

This week's Sabermetrics Video Network contribution talks about why the Denver defense is overrated and could cost them the AFC West. Included: Why Champ Bailey is no longer elite, and why Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller can't overcome the other issues.

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58 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2012, 6:18pm by Jerry

22 Aug 2012, 12:34pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Scouts Inc.'s Most Overrated and Underrated

ESPN Insider today published Scouts Inc.'s annual scouting ratings and ranks of the top players in the NFL. Vince Verhei here details where Football Outsiders stats suggest players are overrated or underrated by Scouts Inc.

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02 Aug 2012, 05:44pm by Vince Verhei

FO VIDEO: Playmaker Score 2012

Our latest video for the Sabermetrics Video Network is a look at updates we've made to our Playmaker Score system to project wide receivers into the NFL, along with the highest and lowest rookies from the 2012 draft class. This year, Playmaker Score is spelled J-E-T-S Jets Jets Jets.

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13 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2013, 11:10am by Cathedralplumbing

16 May 2012, 12:48pm by Vince Verhei

Four Downs: NFC East

The Eagles and Redskins could use some fixes in the secondary, while the Cowboys are in need of some interior offensive line help. And who is the eventual successor to Osi Umenyiora in New York?

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36 comments, Last at 24 May 2012, 11:46pm by chemical burn

04 May 2012, 03:09pm by Vince Verhei

Seahawks Defense: Beyond Prototypical

On the heels of the controversial Bruce Irvin draft pick (as discussed earlier this week by Mike Tanier) comes this piece by Clare Farnsworth on the Seahawks' official site breaking down Pete Carroll's unorthodox defensive schemes.

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29 comments, Last at 01 Apr 2013, 5:21pm by jam

28 Feb 2012, 11:06am by Vince Verhei

Four Downs: NFC East

What should the Redskins do at quarterback? Will the Eagles buck tradition and finally spend on linebackers? Is Terence Newman finished? Can the Giants begin to turn over their offensive line?

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77 comments, Last at 15 Feb 2013, 7:05am by shankar

24 Feb 2012, 05:15pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Never Draft a Running Back Early

In recent years, great running backs haven't done much to carry teams through the playoffs. The best teams have gotten by with later-round picks and undrafted free agents. Plus, looking at the last decade of top 16 picks suggests that drafting defense is the best way to turn your team around.

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18 comments, Last at 29 Feb 2012, 6:02am by Mr Shush

17 Feb 2012, 02:55pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Five Players Who Should Be Tagged

We recommend five players who need the franchise tag: Ray Rice, Matt Forte, Wes Welker, Carlos Rogers, and either Drew Brees or Carl Nicks.

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23 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2012, 4:53pm by Anonymoussa