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24 Jan 2012, 01:23pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Lessons from New York's Losses

Any Given Sunday looks at the thread running through the New York Giants' worst games this year. Teams generally beat them by taking advantage of the secondary, particularly the holes in the zone between the linebackers and safeties. It also helped to get Osi Umenyiora off the field.

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2 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2012, 1:38pm by MessageBoard2

10 Jan 2012, 02:08pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Broncos over Steelers

Tim Tebow's success on Sunday ran counter to the numbers put up by the Steelers defense this year -- but not counter to the numbers put up by Tebow himself. Throwing deep is what he does well. And he'll continue to do it against the Patriots this weekend.

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17 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2012, 5:20pm by Joseph

03 Jan 2012, 05:16pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Chiefs over Broncos

Has the magic run out for Tim Tebow? There actually are some promising names on a list of QB seasons by similarity scores... until you realize all those names played 30 years ago and the game has changed an awful lot since then.

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15 comments, Last at 07 Nov 2012, 12:16pm by click here

27 Dec 2011, 01:22pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Giants over Jets

This week's Any Given Sunday looks at the Giants offense, which is very heavy on deep passes. What does that mean against the Dallas defense, and against the defenses the Giants might face in the playoffs?

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1 comment, Last at 28 Dec 2011, 2:01pm by Dales

20 Dec 2011, 01:49pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Chiefs over Packers

A problem has finally appeared for the Packers: protecting Aaron Rodgers.

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2 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2011, 11:36am by MCS

13 Dec 2011, 12:46pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Cardinals over 49ers

This week's Any Given Sunday looks at the problems that San Francisco has on offense, especially in the red zone, with some suggestions that might lead to more touchdowns and fewer field goals.

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2 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2011, 3:28pm by tuluse

06 Dec 2011, 04:25pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Texans over Falcons

Atlanta could not run the ball against Houston, and we look at how the erosion of their offensive line has hurt them this season.

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8 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2012, 2:40pm by OttoIbanez

22 Nov 2011, 04:18pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Eagles over Giants

The Giants have a major weakness right now: an inability to run the football effectively.

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3 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2011, 11:55am by Kurt

15 Nov 2011, 02:52pm by Vincent Verhei

AGS: Seahawks over Ravens

The enigmatic Baltimore Ravens are one of the most inconsistent teams in the league, playing better against good teams than against bad teams. Also, we're sick of writing about the Eagles.

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7 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2011, 7:30am by GrandVezir

08 Nov 2011, 01:30pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Giants over Patriots

The Patriots offense is in trouble, and the biggest component is the team's inability to stretch the field.

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15 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2011, 2:32pm by Karl Cuba