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22 Aug 2014, 12:41pm by Aaron Schatz

Move Extra Points to the One

Mike Tanier's solution to the "XP are easy" problem: Move them to the 1-yard line, and more coaches will go for two, which will make the game more exciting.

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21 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2014, 12:30pm by DisplacedPackerFan

21 Aug 2014, 09:08pm by Vince Verhei

What Is The NFL's 'Corner 3?'

Robert Mays at Grantland searches for an NFL equivalent to the NBA's corner three-pointer, a low-risk, high-reward play that works for most teams in most situations. After you've read his research and his conclusion, you might be interested in this and this.

Hat tip to reader Bowl Game Anomaly for the suggestion.

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3 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2014, 2:32pm by Thunderbolt of Flaming Wisdom

21 Aug 2014, 12:27pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: FOA 2014 Kindle Version

No, seriously, we finally made this work. (Click to read more.)

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10 comments, Last at 25 Aug 2014, 11:20am by tigerden27

20 Aug 2014, 09:46pm by Aaron Schatz

25 Maps That Explain College Football

Uh-oh, somebody introduced the SBNation people to the Vox people. Mix politics and college football and you know this all ends with Jonathan Chait complaining about Ohio State again.

Actually, there are some pretty cool maps in here: where players come from, why they all end up in the SEC, and why they all wouldn't have ended up in the SEC 50 years ago since, you know, a lot of them are African-American.

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1 comment, Last at 21 Aug 2014, 9:13am by Will Allen

19 Aug 2014, 09:35pm by Vince Verhei

MMQB: Silicon Valley Victory

Better late than never, here's a link to this week's Monday Morning Quarterback, in which Peter King checks out Levi's Stadium, discusses the development of Blake Bortles, and looks at the penalty explosion of the preseason.

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2 comments, Last at 24 Aug 2014, 6:19pm by LionInAZ

19 Aug 2014, 03:16pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: Call for New Game Charters

It is time for our annual call for more FO game charters. Click here for more details.

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18 Aug 2014, 10:37am by Matt Waldman

RSP Sample Scouting Report: Chiefs TE Travis Kelce

Matt Waldman's report on Travis Kelce from the 2013 Rookie Scouting Portfolio.

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2 comments, Last at 18 Aug 2014, 11:55am by boone88rr

18 Aug 2014, 07:07am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Straight Story

Some big penalty stats in here, as well as talk about completion rates and quarterback "packages."

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5 comments, Last at 20 Aug 2014, 6:58pm by Kevin from Philly

17 Aug 2014, 05:12am by Scott Kacsmar

The Greatest Irrelevant Comeback in NFL History

If a team pulls off the largest fourth-quarter comeback in NFL history in the preseason, does anyone notice? Well, you know one person that did.

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12 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2014, 2:40pm by MC2

15 Aug 2014, 11:31am by Scott Kacsmar

SITE NEWS: FO Seeks Interns for Injuries

Football Outsiders is seeking two interns (one for AFC teams, one for NFC teams) to help collect player injury data for the 2014 season. (Click to read more.)

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3 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2014, 4:52pm by RickD