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21 Mar 2014, 06:57pm by Aaron Schatz

Jets Sign Michael Vick, Cut Mark Sanchez

I figured this move needed its own thread rather than going in the big master free agency thread. Michael Vick signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets today for an undisclosed amount. This will of course do wonders for Geno Smith's confidence, I'm sure. It's not a terrible decision for Vick, however; he's reunited with offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and the Jets will have a better defense and better chance to contend than, say, the Raiders.

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20 comments, Last at 26 Mar 2014, 3:31pm by Sifter

21 Mar 2014, 12:54pm by Aaron Schatz

Momentum vs. Confidence

Plenty of fans who are otherwise analytical still believe in the importance of momentum in NFL games, despite study after study showing that no clear definition of it can be shown to clearly mean anything. But what if we're looking at the wrong scale by looking for momentum for whole teams?

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35 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2014, 6:39pm by BengalFaninIN

19 Mar 2014, 02:12pm by Aaron Schatz

Eric Winston Elected President of Players Union

Offensive tackle Eric Winston is the new head of the players' union. He might be my favorite current player on Twitter, thanks to occasional actual insightful football comments. Let's hope he's as smart when it comes to labor issues. Winston played in Arizona a year ago and is currently a free agent.

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2 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2014, 5:51pm by Jerry

17 Mar 2014, 05:58pm by Aaron Schatz

Free Agency Open Thread Week 2

The big names have almost all signed. Bring on the bargains! Updated regularly with the latest news and reader discussion. (Click to read more.)

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58 comments, Last at 25 Mar 2014, 1:28am by jtr

11 Mar 2014, 01:18pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Madden Ultimate Team Content for March 14: Third-Down Stars

Find out what Football Outsiders is putting in Madden 25 Ultimate Team packs this Friday. (Click to read more.)

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11 Mar 2014, 12:35pm by Aaron Schatz

When It Comes to Free Agency, Patience Key Part of Process

Hey, remember last year when Cleveland, Miami, and Tennessee totally won the first few days of free agency? That was fun.

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5 comments, Last at 12 Mar 2014, 7:54pm by Noah of Arkadia

11 Mar 2014, 12:26pm by Aaron Schatz

Free Agency Open Thread Week 1

Let's talk about lots and lots of players switching teams! (Click to read more.)

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220 comments, Last at 18 Mar 2014, 11:08am by Hurt Bones

10 Mar 2014, 01:09pm by Aaron Schatz

Sloan Sports Conference 2014: The Aftermath

Two good columns from this weekend summarizing the problems of last weekend's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. To be honest, it's gotten a bit stale, especially when it comes to sports that are not basketball. Click to read more and get links.

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1 comment, Last at 11 Mar 2014, 4:44pm by PatsFan

04 Mar 2014, 07:58pm by Aaron Schatz

Run Stop Rates 2013

Some familiar names had strong years against the run in 2013, including a Pro Bowl strong safety about to sell his services to the highest bidder. Plus: This week's FO players for Madden 25 Ultimate Team.

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18 comments, Last at 08 Mar 2014, 1:21pm by TomC

25 Feb 2014, 06:30pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Madden Ultimate Team Content for February 28: Most Defeats 2013

Click here to find out more about the players with the most Defeats in 2013 and which ones will get special FO cards in Madden 25 Ultimate Team. (Click for more.)

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8 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2014, 7:12pm by LionInAZ