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28 Sep 2015, 07:34am by Mike Tanier

Monday Morning Hangover: Vick, Weeden and the NFL Grab Bag of Backup QBs

After mourning Ben Roethlisberger, it's off to talk about "Statement" wins and Kam Chancellor's finances.

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11 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:47pm by fest201620

26 Sep 2015, 10:11am by Mike Tanier

NFL Game Previews: Week 3

Featuring scandalous Eagles papal confessionals!

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16 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:46pm by fest201620

21 Sep 2015, 07:13am by Mike Tanier

Monday Morning Hangover: Chip Kelly's Good Ideas Have Gone Bad for the Eagles

The mood here in the Greater Philly area is ... not good. And they haven't even closed the whole region down for the Pope yet.

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101 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2015, 6:20am by fest201620

19 Sep 2015, 10:12am by Mike Tanier

NFL Game Previews, Week 2

They aren't slideshows. They are 16-page symphonies to the football gods.

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7 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2015, 6:23am by fest201620

12 Sep 2015, 08:57am by Mike Tanier

NFL Game Previews, Week 1

My 11th year of providing Game Previews in one form or another for a major outlet. Now in slideshow form! (Ducks). Click through to learn why crocodiles are trying to eat Drew Brees, how the Bengals interpret Greek mythology, and which Redskins character you are!

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21 comments, Last at 18 Feb 2016, 6:23am by loveworthy

03 Sep 2015, 11:28am by Mike Tanier

The QB Nonsense Index: A Banner Year for Absurd QB Storylines

The Third Annual Quarterback Nonsense Index: your break from deflated footballs and legal dramas.

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18 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2015, 6:44am by fest201620

27 Aug 2015, 11:28am by Mike Tanier

How Preseason ACL Injuries Can Be Drastically Reduced

What's the best way for analytics to help teams? The answer is pretty clear. We don't write about it much at FO because it's all internal data that we can't get on the outside, but the best analytics are the sports science analytics that will improve player performance and help prevent injuries. We know how to prevent a lot of the non-contact preseason injuries that are caused by a "one size fits all" method of practice and a poor understanding of how to slowly ease into conditioning. But the data doesn't help if the coaches won't change their ways.

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10 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2015, 7:00am by fest201620

28 Jul 2015, 08:22am by Mike Tanier

NFL Urban Legends: The Strange Case of the NFL's First 1,000-Yard Rusher

If we don't have an argument about Beattie Feathers, who will?

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6 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2015, 11:12pm by fest201620

22 Jul 2015, 08:44am by Mike Tanier

NFL Urban Legends: Ray Guy and the Helium Punt

Another week, another Urban Legend. This one takes us back to DeflateGate 77.

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4 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2015, 11:17pm by fest201620

16 Jul 2015, 08:57am by Mike Tanier

NFL Urban Legends: Bo Jackson and the Too-Fast-to-be-True 40-Yard Dash

Hey folks, Tanier here. This Bo Jackson article is the first in a multi-part series on NFL Urban Legends. Hope you enjoy.

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14 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2015, 11:18pm by fest201620