Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

26 Sep 2016, 12:01pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: NCAA Odds to Go Undefeated After Week 4

Our weekly countdown of the 10 teams most likely to remain undefeated remained pretty stable at the top, and there are now six teams with at least a 30 percent chance of running the table through the regular season.

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23 Sep 2016, 09:39am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: How to End the Aaron Rodgers Slump

At ESPN Insider, we looked at the very real 14-game slump Aaron Rodgers has had dating back to last season. History shows for a great quarterback in his prime, this type of slump is most unusual, and it usually takes a change of health, scenery or a new head coach to snap out of it. For Rodgers, a new coach may be the only realistic option, and that just so happens to be the same change Brett Favre needed in Green Bay to get back to playing at a high level.

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21 Sep 2016, 11:10am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Changes in Playoff Odds after Two Weeks

This ESPN Insider feature looks at the five teams that have seen the biggest rise in their playoff odds since the preseason, including the Eagles and Ravens, and the five teams that have fallen the most, including the Colts and Redskins.

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21 Sep 2016, 09:56am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 3 DFS Matchups

A recap of Week 2 in DFS. At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 3 DFS matchups include Marcus Mariota, Melvin Gordon, Kenny Britt and Dennis Pitta. Also: does Coby Fleener just suck?

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18 Sep 2016, 02:48pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: NCAA Odds to Go Undefeated After Week 3

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

ESPN: Week 2 DFS Matchups

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.

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14 Sep 2016, 12:06pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Jared Goff Should Start

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

ESPN: Ravens' Defense Positions Them for Rebound

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.

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11 Sep 2016, 03:44pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: NCAA Odds to Go Undefeated After Week 2

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.

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07 Sep 2016, 12:53pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: NFL Schedules Ranked 1-32

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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