Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Jan 2017, 02:30pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Wild Card DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite DFS matchups for the wild-card round include Pittsburgh's killer B's, Lamar Miller, Doug Baldwin and Eric Ebron. We're fading Aaron Rodgers against the postseason's top defense, and don't you dare bother starting Connor Cook in Houston. Not even the Raiders want to do that.

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30 Dec 2016, 12:50pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Comparing NFL Contenders to Past Playoff Teams

I had a lot of fun writing this feature for ESPN Insider, finding a past playoff team (since 1990) similar to each of this year's playoff teams. I used DVOA splits but also common sense, to find a team that had similar stats and narrative. Don't worry if you miss seeing Denver in the playoffs, the Broncos are there! The Patriots are the 2013 Broncos, the Giants are the poor man's 2015 Broncos, and the Texans are the 2011 Tim Tebow Broncos because nobody can figure out how they've won so many games.

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28 Dec 2016, 02:16pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 17 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 17 DFS matchups include Matthew Stafford, Bilal Powell, Eli Rogers and Martellus Bennett. We're big on the Packers-Lions and Saints-Falcons games, since you can count on the offensive starters to put in a full effort.

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28 Dec 2016, 01:24pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 17 Playoff Odds

This week's playoff odds commentary for ESPN Insider is more focused on each team's chances of winning Super Bowl LI, now that most of the playoff spots have been decided.

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21 Dec 2016, 12:59pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 16 Playoff Odds

Here's a look at our playoff odds for Football Outsiders, with commentary including a breakdown of the chances that the NFC North and AFC South will be decided with Week 17 showdowns.

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21 Dec 2016, 10:43am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 16 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 16 DFS matchups include Dak Prescott, Jordan Howard, Kenny Britt and Hunter Henry. We're fading A.J. Green in his return to action in Houston, and siding with Oakland in the Colts-Raiders shootout.

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20 Dec 2016, 12:05pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: 2016 NCAA Playoff Best Field Ever

The College Football Playoff has only been around for three years, and this year's field is the best so far.

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15 Dec 2016, 01:23pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Best/Worst Offensive Lines of 2016

New ESPN Insider feature, using FO and ESPN stats to measure offensive lines in both pass blocking and run blocking. New Orleans is a surprising No. 1, because Dallas allows more pass pressure than you probably realize. One of the teams playing tonight is in the bottom five; surprisingly, one of tonight's teams is not.

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14 Dec 2016, 06:12pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 15 Playoff Odds

Here's this week's ESPN playoff odds commentary, looking at an odd week where lots of games have major seeding ramifications but only one has major ramifications as far as whether both teams make it into the playoffs or not.

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14 Dec 2016, 04:10pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 15 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 15 DFS matchups include Trevor Siemian, Devonta Freeman, Michael Crabtree and Cameron Brate.

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