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29 Sep 2011, 02:57pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: How Improved is the Texans' Defense?

A look at how Johnathan Joseph is impacting the Texans defense, what the 40 points scored by New Orleans means going forward, and where the real problem lies.

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1 comment, Last at 30 Sep 2011, 6:15am by Mr Shush

25 Sep 2011, 07:24pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Are the Washington Redskins For Real?

What is propping up Rex Grossman's numbers? How is Ryan Kerrigan helping the Redskins defense, and is it sustainable?

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5 comments, Last at 26 Sep 2011, 3:12pm by Hank

22 Sep 2011, 04:27pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: The Buffalo Bills Offense is For Real

The Bills offense has been quite good so far this year, and it may be more sustainable than you might think. The 1999 Washington Redskins are the best-case comparison, and the 1994 Seattle Seahawks are on the other side of the spectrum.

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9 comments, Last at 24 Sep 2011, 12:09am by tuluse

19 Sep 2011, 02:49am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Manning will be Under Pressure Monday Night

The Monday night piece this week is a look at our new Total Pressure metric, which we debuted in Football Outsiders Almanac 2011, and how the Rams and Giants both do well in it.

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1 comment, Last at 20 Sep 2011, 3:58pm by notque_deeproute

15 Sep 2011, 02:03pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Don't Overreact to Week 1 Blowouts

Getting slaughtered in the first week of the season isn't a good thing, but it's not a guarantee that your season will end poorly -- especially if you're coming off a good season the year before.

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10 comments, Last at 17 Sep 2011, 11:38am by dmstorm22

12 Sep 2011, 04:07am by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Is Miami a Playoff Contender?

A look at why our DVOA projections like Miami so much this season, and an overview of the subjective problems the Dolphins have that our system may not account for.

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7 comments, Last at 13 Sep 2011, 8:38am by Anonymous(not that one)

08 Sep 2011, 03:53pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Is Pittsburgh D Too Old?

A quick note: There will be no "Numbers Crunching" game previews at ESPN.com Insider this year. Instead, I'll be writing a regular Thursday feature column. This first one revisits the age issue described in the Pittsburgh chapter of FOA.

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6 comments, Last at 09 Sep 2011, 12:26pm by jds

01 Sep 2011, 10:38am by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Why the Colts' Run May Be Over

A look at why we're not quite sold on the Colts this year -- even if Peyton Manning is healthy.

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6 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2011, 8:21am by Mr Shush

26 Aug 2011, 12:13pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Most Overrated/Underrated

Looking at places where the Football Outsiders numbers disagree with the recently released Scouts Inc. player grades at ESPN Insider, including Brandon Jacobs, Vontae Davis, and the Houston offensive line.

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21 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2011, 2:43am by Shattenjager

29 Jul 2011, 11:13am by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Ten Biggest NFL Injuries To Watch

Here's our survey of the ten most important injuries to keep an eye on during training camp. A certain Lions quarterback tops the list.

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8 comments, Last at 05 Aug 2011, 7:39am by DavidL