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27 Oct 2015, 12:24pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Lions Lead Wide-Open Race for No. 1 Pick

This article counts down the top ten teams that have a shot at the top pick in 2016. Although no team has established itself as the clear favorite to pick No. 1, there is a fairly significant gap between Lions and the rest of the league. It's not because Detroit is the worst team in the league; our ratings currently put them ahead of Houston and San Francisco. But at 1-6, the Lions are tied for the NFL's worst record, and their schedule gets tougher the rest of the way, partly because of the split between home and road games.

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3 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2015, 11:47am by ChrisS

26 Oct 2015, 04:57pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: 12 Undefeated Teams Left

Only two teams on our list now have a better than 50-50 shot at getting through their regular season schedule unscathed, and one is running away from the pack.

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24 Oct 2015, 03:10pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 7 DraftKings Late Matchups

At ESPN Insider, our Saturday column looks at DraftKings matchups for the late slate only. That's just four games this week. Some of our favorite matchups include Philip Rivers, Jonathan Stewart and Steve Smith. We also really like Antonio Gates and John Brown, but both have serious injury situations to monitor right up to game time. Ladarius Green could be a steal as a late add if Gates cannot go.

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22 Oct 2015, 02:46pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Patriots Head List of NFL's Top Offenses

This week's ESPN Insider feature takes a closer look at what's working and what might be the weaknesses for the top five offenses by DVOA so far: New England, Cincinnati, Arizona, Green Bay, and Pittsburgh.

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3 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2015, 10:21am by nat

21 Oct 2015, 12:32pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 7 DraftKings Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 7 matchups for DraftKings include Todd Gurley, Philip Rivers, Stefon Diggs and Antonio Gates.

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18 Oct 2015, 10:42pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: 14 Undefeated Teams Left

Ohio State and TCU sit at the top of the polls, but not at the top of the list of teams likely to remain undefeated down the stretch.

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17 Oct 2015, 11:52am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 6 DraftKings Late Matchups

Each Saturday we have a second DFS advice column on ESPN Insider for DraftKings, but this one only focuses on the late games. Outside of loading up on the Patriots, we also like Antonio Gates, Carlos Hyde and James Jones this week.

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14 Oct 2015, 04:41pm by Sterling Xie

ESPN: Best Front Sevens of 2015

Using stats from FO and ESPN Stats & Information, we look at the best front sevens so far in 2015. Denver and the Jets are 1-2. Tennessee is a surprising No. 3. And surprisingly struggling so far this year: Buffalo and Houston, despite all the talent on those defensive lines.

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6 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2015, 6:58pm by LionInAZ

14 Oct 2015, 11:38am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 6 DraftKings Matchups

We recap Week 5 in DFS, including Owen Daniels' bagel. Some of our favorite Week 6 matchups for DraftKings include Colin Kaepernick, Dion Lewis, Julian Edelman, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. Yes, we are all Patriots this week.

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3 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2015, 10:39am by Captain Kevin

13 Oct 2015, 11:04am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Best Offensive Lines of 2015

Using a series of metrics, we look at the best offensive lines of 2015 so far. Cincinnati is No. 1, Atlanta a surprising No. 2. Even more surprising: Dallas doesn't make the top ten, which brings up even more questions about how much the offensive line makes the running back or vice versa.

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3 comments, Last at 13 Oct 2015, 5:47pm by ChicagoRaider