18 Sep 2016, 02:48pm by Brian Fremeau
The third weekend of the college football season didn't fully eliminate playoff contenders, but it created a bit of separation for the teams most likely to be in the conversation down the stretch. The potential for a playoff party crash from the Group of Five improved somewhat, and a pair of Big Ten road victories vaulted two conference contenders into our countdown of the 10 teams most likely to win out the regular season from here.
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14 Sep 2016, 05:29pm by Scott Kacsmar
A recap of our Week 1 fantasy picks. At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 2 DFS matchups include Matthew Stafford, C.J. Anderson, Sterling Shepard and Gary Barnidge. We are fading T.Y. Hilton and everything Seattle related, except the DST. The top stack of the week is Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr.
14 Sep 2016, 12:06pm by Aaron Schatz
New on ESPN Insider, Rivers McCown points out that Jared Goff's preseason stats were actually better than Carson Wentz's preseason stats, and not that dissimilar from some other recent top picks. Meanwhile, the best rookie in the preseason in recent history was Blake Bortles, who finished last in passing DYAR that year.
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13 Sep 2016, 11:10am by Aaron Schatz
People were surprised when our preseason DVOA projections had Baltimore as the No. 5 defense in the NFL, but there are plenty of reasons to believe the Ravens are ready to return to their usual form: mediocre offense powered into the playoff race by strong defense and excellent special teams.
11 Sep 2016, 03:44pm by Brian Fremeau
We now have four Group of 5 teams among the 10 most likely to win out the regular season, including two in the top three.
07 Sep 2016, 12:53pm by Aaron Schatz
This ESPN Insider feature piece ranks all 32 teams' schedules for 2016 based on average projected DVOA of all 16 opponents, adjusted for injuries and suspensions early in the season. The hardest schedules belong to San Francisco and the AFC East teams; the easiest belong to Dallas and the teams of the NFC North and AFC North.
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07 Sep 2016, 11:01am by Scott Kacsmar
This year's DFS columns at ESPN Insider will not focus on DraftKings salaries like last year, but will be more general while still focusing on DVOA-adjusted matchups. In Week 1, some of our favorites include Tajae Sharpe, Dak Prescott, Spencer Ware, Jared Cook and Russell Wilson. We're fading a lot of the 2015 injury returnees such as Andrew Luck, Jordy Nelson and Jimmy Graham.
06 Sep 2016, 02:30pm by Brian Fremeau
After an opening weekend jostled more than a few teams' preseason expectations, we look at which college football teams have the best chance of going undefeated from here.
06 Sep 2016, 11:46am by Vincent Verhei
Hey, did you notice in Football Outsiders Almanac 2016, where we compared Shaun Hill and Sam Bradford's career stats and noticed how similar they are? Well... surprise!
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