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29 Dec 2014, 08:26pm by Aaron Schatz

Final 2014 DVOA Ratings

With a late-season surge, the Seattle Seahawks join the 1992-1994 Cowboys as the only teams to rank No. 1 in DVOA for three straight years, and the 1993-1994 Steelers as the only teams to rank No. 1 on defense for two straight years.

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29 Dec 2014, 02:33pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 17 Quick Reads

Here's a list of the best and worst players of Week 17 by FO metrics.

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33 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2014, 4:38pm by Vincent Verhei

28 Dec 2014, 09:06pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Open Black Monday Thread 2014

Once again this year, we'll keep an open thread all day on the Monday after the season to announce firings. And once again, it all starts Sunday night with the announcement that Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers have parted ways. (Click to read more.)

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192 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2015, 5:33am by loveworth1

26 Dec 2014, 04:11pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 17 Game Previews

The FO crew previews three games in the final week of the season with critical playoff implications: Bengals-Steelers, Lions-Packers, and Panthers-Falcons.

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9 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2014, 5:47pm by LionInAZ

23 Dec 2014, 06:38pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 16 DVOA Ratings

Seattle surges but still trails New England (weighted DVOA) and Denver (total DVOA). Plus: Can Big Ben break the long dominance of Brady-Manning-Brees in our passing DYAR stats?

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141 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2014, 7:45pm by mitch

18 Dec 2014, 11:23am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Race for No. 1 Pick Update

Here's an update on the race for the No. 1 overall pick. Tonight's Jacksonville-Tennessee game means a lot, but Tampa Bay still has the best shot at it. And check out the ridiculous dominoes that would need to fall for Washington to get the top pick!

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17 Dec 2014, 07:58pm by Aaron Schatz

Bears Bench Cutler in Epic Fail (Not Fales)

The Bears have benched Jay Cutler for Jimmy Clausen for this week's game against Detroit. Just a colossal epic fail, and unfortunately not an epic Fales. Based on DVOA, Jay Cutler has been an average quarterback this year. He has very high highs and very low lows, but he's never been a bad quarterback. I assume this basically closes the door on his career in Chicago. What does starting Jimmy Clausen prove? Jimmy Clausen is terrible, and Jimmy Clausen is not a promising young player in any way?

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170 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2015, 5:35am by loveworth1

16 Dec 2014, 07:06pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 15 DVOA Ratings

The New England Patriots have finally moved into the No. 1 spot in weighted DVOA this week. Also: Looking at how recent Denver wins are driven by defense instead of offense, and a Pittsburgh team that is very un-Steelers-like.

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157 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2014, 1:06am by Never Surrender

09 Dec 2014, 08:01pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 14 DVOA Ratings

Very few units are historically good in 2014, but the Lions run defense is threatening to surpass the 2000 Ravens. And right behind Detroit is Denver -- still the No. 1 team in overall DVOA.

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94 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2014, 4:29am by DefendTheDen

09 Dec 2014, 02:14pm by Aaron Schatz

Cam Newton in Serious Car Accident

Cam Newton was injured in a major car accident in Charlotte today as his truck crashed into another automobile near I-277 and flipped over. UPDATE: The Panthers say Newton is in fair condition and was taken to the hospital as a precaution more than anything else. That's nice to hear.

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