19 Sep 2012, 04:54pm by Danny Tuccitto
A follow-up on last week's look at surprising early-season defenses, and applying the old FO finding that No. 1 cornerbacks don't get "matched up" on No. 1 wide receivers. Also, with Detroit's defense coming to town, it's make-or-break week for Chris Johnson's fantasy roster spot.
5 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2012, 11:39pm by simeonjunker11
18 Sep 2012, 08:25pm by Brian Fremeau
When teams do play better at home, what does it mean? Let's take a closer look at home game efficiency splits for Oregon, Oklahoma, Notre Dame, and Florida State heading into their showdown match-ups this weekend.
5 comments, Last at 20 Sep 2012, 1:55pm by bravehoptoad
18 Sep 2012, 12:05pm by Vince Verhei
Um, probably not. But Cutler's numbers are somewhat similar to some other recent quarterbacks who did have postseason success.
25 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2012, 10:08am by mareeno13
13 Sep 2012, 12:32pm by Aaron Schatz
Once upon a time, the Ravens brought pressure, but Michael Vick was great when pressured. Last week, the Ravens didn't bring as much pressure, and Michael Vick was awful when pressured. What wins out this Sunday?
9 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2012, 8:48am by ammek
12 Sep 2012, 03:31pm by Danny Tuccitto
In this week's installment, we look at a few expectation-defying Week 1 defensive performances that might change how to play fantasy matchups in the coming weeks. Also, we detail several players likely to come back to Earth in Week 2, along with several others poised for a rebound after disappointing in Week 1.
11 Sep 2012, 09:37pm by Brian Fremeau
Arkansas, Wisconsin, Oklahoma State, and Nebraska hope to recover after an upset loss this past weekend. Which one has the best shot at doing so?
11 Sep 2012, 12:24pm by Aaron Schatz
Vince Verhei points out just how much the Giants' Week 1 loss hurt them when it comes to winning a tight division. Based on a simulation run yesterday, the Giants' playoff odds dropped from 45.7 percent to 19.8 percent in one day. (This may be different from the odds posted later today due to Monday Night Football results.)
19 comments, Last at 12 Sep 2012, 12:13pm by Eddo
06 Sep 2012, 02:37pm by Aaron Schatz
Debuting a new weekly feature for ESPN Insider: Upset Watch. Each week, I'll be doing game analysis on the most likely upset of the weekend according to the FO Premium picks system. We'll also include a couple paragraphs on the most likely underdog to cover. This week: An overrated Denver defense makes Pittsburgh a smart pick in Week 1, plus why 12.5 is a lot to give Miami against Houston.
11 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2012, 12:22am by Dragon Pie
05 Sep 2012, 11:59pm by Danny Tuccitto
Is it smart to sit a high draft pick in Week 1 based on limited information about the strength of the opposing defense? Our weekly fantasy article on ESPN Insider returns for 2012 with a look back at whether or not it was useful to play matchups in Week 1 last year.