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11 Nov 2013, 08:08am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Go Figure

We lead off this week with a "What Just Happened?" roundup, then use the Football Outsiders Playoff Odds report to look at a bunch of sub-.500 teams still in the playoff hunt thanks to the Cowboys-Bengals-Colts axis of division leading foolishness.

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08 Nov 2013, 09:36am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's NFL Game Riffs: Week 10

Questing for humor in these troubled times. Finding Eminem rapping in a little too much detail about the 2012 draft, Andy Dalton the Doubt Vampire, Jaguars self-exams, and of course, Todd Haley.

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13 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2013, 10:15pm by RickD

04 Nov 2013, 07:25am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Confidence Game

Winning more and enjoying it less? Welcome to the Seahawks' and Chiefs' world! Stick around to the end for links to my latest Run to Win takedown and a (somewhat) tongue-in-cheek look at five teams that should be out-chipping Chip Kelly.

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21 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2013, 6:20pm by LionInAZ

01 Nov 2013, 06:33am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's NFL Game Riffs: Week 9

This week: the Ponzi scheme at the heart of Chiefs economics, Tony Gonzalez in an Andy Reid suit, Dallas Cowboys using educational software, a Josh McCown retrospective, and more. Always more.

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30 Oct 2013, 07:06am by Mike Tanier

Grading the Rookie Coaches

Tanier here, doing what I do best: assigning grades in November! There is some good data here about how much no-huddle teams are running and fourth down aggressiveness, plus my usual opinions.

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27 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2013, 2:49am by MC2

28 Oct 2013, 06:57am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Statement Wins

The meatier stuff is later in the article, incluing my own explanation for the uptick in ACL tears. There is also a link to a feature about teams with offensive tackle trouble. I was busy.

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8 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2013, 3:04pm by dryheat

25 Oct 2013, 07:09am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's NFL Game Riffs: Week 8

Stay till the end for an old-fashioned Walkthrough-style Hitchcock tribute.

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9 comments, Last at 26 Oct 2013, 8:46pm by Nathan

22 Oct 2013, 07:03am by Mike Tanier

The NFL's All Supporting Cast Team

Thought I would get a jump on the midseason All Pro teams, and do something different, by ranking the best slot receivers, nickel backs, and so on in the NFL in the first half.

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21 Oct 2013, 07:06am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Rivalries Die Hard

Breakdowns of Ravens-Steelers, Jets-Patriots, and more, plus jokes about waterbongs and Wings records.

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4 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2013, 7:30pm by Cythammer

18 Oct 2013, 07:02am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's NFL Game Riffs: Week 7

It has been a busy week for me, with a bunch of historical articles and a toe-dip into the whole "Redskins" thing. But nothing stops the previews, which take a look at some major divisional rivalries with waning interest ... after the Colts-Broncos relationship drama.

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7 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2013, 4:53pm by Hummingbird Cyborg