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29 Feb 2012, 01:42pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Speed Score 2012

Here's a look at Speed Score for the 2012 class of running backs. This year, Speed Score actually falls pretty close in line with conventional wisdom, except for a couple of sleeper power backs with injury questions.

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18 comments, Last at 06 Mar 2012, 1:08am by Dan

24 Feb 2012, 05:15pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: Never Draft a Running Back Early

In recent years, great running backs haven't done much to carry teams through the playoffs. The best teams have gotten by with later-round picks and undrafted free agents. Plus, looking at the last decade of top 16 picks suggests that drafting defense is the best way to turn your team around.

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18 comments, Last at 29 Feb 2012, 6:02am by Mr Shush

17 Feb 2012, 02:55pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: Five Players Who Should Be Tagged

We recommend five players who need the franchise tag: Ray Rice, Matt Forte, Wes Welker, Carlos Rogers, and either Drew Brees or Carl Nicks.

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23 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2012, 4:53pm by Anonymoussa

06 Feb 2012, 05:22am by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Can the Giants Become a Dynasty?

A look at New York's chances of contending for the crown again next season shows a lot of reasons to be optimistic.

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25 comments, Last at 29 Feb 2012, 4:41am by the cat in the box is dead

02 Feb 2012, 01:14pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: The Future of New England's Pass Offense

The Patriots are in the Super Bowl after spending three years undoing Josh McDaniels' pass offense. How soon they get back depends in part on the degree to which he undoes the undoing. In this Insider piece, we use game charting data to chronicle the history of the former, and explore potential options regarding the latter.

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23 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2012, 4:55am by Vince Verhei

26 Jan 2012, 01:11pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Under-25 Rankings, Risers and Fallers

You may remember that, before the season, we took a look at which teams had the most under-25 talent on the roster. This article takes a look at three organizations which look better in hindsight now that the season is over, and three organizations which look worse.

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17 Jan 2012, 06:54pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: Niners Facing a "New" Giants

What happened last time the 49ers and Giants played each other, and how have the Giants changed during their recent winning streak?

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26 comments, Last at 23 Jan 2013, 11:39pm by Aisin

16 Jan 2012, 02:40am by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Can Ravens Slow Patriots Attack?

The Ravens finished No. 1 in defensive DVOA and defensive DVOA against the pass, but how much does that actually matter against the Patriots offense?

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19 comments, Last at 17 Jan 2012, 11:45pm by herry

13 Jan 2012, 09:46am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: FO All-Pro Team

ESPN asked for a Football Outsiders All-Pro Team, and so I delivered. Go ahead and debate.

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13 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2013, 11:56am by Cathedralplumbing

04 Jan 2012, 01:18pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Underrated/Overrated Players for 2011

Two pieces here on ESPN Insider today, using FO stats to point out five players whose 2011 seasons were unappreciated and five players whose 2011 seasons were not as good as standard stats indicate.

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10 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2012, 11:15am by Anon Anon