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02 Oct 2012, 10:35am by Vince Verhei

Week 4 Quick Reads

Let's all get to know J.J. Watt, the big early favorite for defensive player of the year. Plus, the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 4.

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125 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2012, 2:50pm by Noah of Arkadia

25 Sep 2012, 12:57pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Steelers D Wilts Without Polamalu

It's rare that you can see the obvious effect of a missing player other than a quarterback, but it is pretty clear when looking at the numbers for the Pittsburgh defense with and without Troy Polamalu since 2008.

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4 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2012, 5:59pm by DisplacedPackerFan

25 Sep 2012, 09:32am by Vince Verhei

Week 3 Quick Reads

An appreciation perhaps the best young wide receiver to hit the league since Randy Moss. Plus, the best and worst passers, runners, and receivers of Week 3. (Replacement ref ranting not included.)

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46 comments, Last at 27 Sep 2012, 10:13am by Mr Shush

18 Sep 2012, 12:05pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Can Jay Cutler Become Brett Favre?

Um, probably not. But Cutler's numbers are somewhat similar to some other recent quarterbacks who did have postseason success.

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25 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2012, 10:08am by mareeno13

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