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07 Feb 2012, 05:39am by Vince Verhei

Super Bowl XLVI Quick Reads

Eli Manning and Tom Brady were nearly equal in value in the Super Bowl. One of them had to lose. What effect will that have on their legacies? Plus, the best players of Super Bowl XLVI and the game's DVOA ratings.

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311 comments, Last at 11 Feb 2012, 6:05pm by Intropy

30 Jan 2012, 01:01pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Lessons from New England's Losses

Looking at the Patriots' four worst games of the season suggests that the Giants need to shut down the Patriots' midrange passing game, especially to Rob Gronkowski.

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12 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2012, 3:46am by Aonem

24 Jan 2012, 01:23pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Lessons from New York's Losses

Any Given Sunday looks at the thread running through the New York Giants' worst games this year. Teams generally beat them by taking advantage of the secondary, particularly the holes in the zone between the linebackers and safeties. It also helped to get Osi Umenyiora off the field.

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2 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2012, 1:38pm by MessageBoard2

24 Jan 2012, 06:33am by Vince Verhei

Conf. Championship Quick Reads

With Tom Brady and Eli Manning set to square off in the Super Bowl (again), we measure their status among playoff quarterbacks in recent history.

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162 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2012, 3:26am by greybeard

17 Jan 2012, 06:54pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Niners Facing a "New" Giants

What happened last time the 49ers and Giants played each other, and how have the Giants changed during their recent winning streak?

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26 comments, Last at 23 Jan 2013, 11:39pm by Aisin

17 Jan 2012, 12:09pm by Vince Verhei

Divisional Round Quick Reads

In one of the best weeks for tight ends ever, Rob Gronkowski put up the best game of any tight end this year. Is there a a blueprint out there for slowing down the Patriots tight ends?

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112 comments, Last at 22 Jan 2012, 2:10am by JonFrum

10 Jan 2012, 02:08pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Broncos over Steelers

Tim Tebow's success on Sunday ran counter to the numbers put up by the Steelers defense this year -- but not counter to the numbers put up by Tebow himself. Throwing deep is what he does well. And he'll continue to do it against the Patriots this weekend.

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17 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2012, 5:20pm by Joseph

10 Jan 2012, 09:11am by Vince Verhei

Wild Card Quick Reads

Drew Brees' game against the Detroit Lions was one of the best of the DVOA era. We put his last two months into perspective, and look at how he matches up against the 49ers' defense.

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60 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2012, 5:12pm by LionInAZ

05 Jan 2012, 09:39am by Vince Verhei

Quick Reads: 2011 in Review

A look at the best quarterbacks (phenomenal!), wide receivers (superb!), tight ends (amazing!), and running backs (meh) of the 2011 season.

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50 comments, Last at 10 Jan 2012, 2:13am by Arson55

03 Jan 2012, 05:16pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Chiefs over Broncos

Has the magic run out for Tim Tebow? There actually are some promising names on a list of QB seasons by similarity scores... until you realize all those names played 30 years ago and the game has changed an awful lot since then.

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