29 Dec 2011
After adjusting for year-to-date averages and strength of Week 17 opponent, do quarterbacks on teams with something to play for play better than those who don't? The answer's somewhat nuanced, but it will probably surprise you.
This year's update to the playoff drive stats show that the football gods may have been on Peyton Manning's side this time. Also: Cam Newton and Alex Smith enter the mix, and why we should be comparing Andrew Luck to Dan Marino.