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12 Sep 2011, 04:07am by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Is Miami a Playoff Contender?

A look at why our DVOA projections like Miami so much this season, and an overview of the subjective problems the Dolphins have that our system may not account for.

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7 comments, Last at 13 Sep 2011, 8:38am by Anonymous(not that one)

08 Sep 2011, 05:23pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 1 Fantasy Matchups

This year's initial fantasy matchups column looks at the basic theories behind our matchup picks each week, with a few picks for Week 1. If it looks a bit different than usual, that's because Week 1 is a bit harder to predict than usual.

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4 comments, Last at 09 Sep 2011, 2:24pm by Red Hedgehog

08 Sep 2011, 03:53pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Is Pittsburgh D Too Old?

A quick note: There will be no "Numbers Crunching" game previews at ESPN.com Insider this year. Instead, I'll be writing a regular Thursday feature column. This first one revisits the age issue described in the Pittsburgh chapter of FOA.

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6 comments, Last at 09 Sep 2011, 12:26pm by jds

05 Sep 2011, 02:20pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Oregon Not Dead Yet

Oregon lost badly to LSU, but one game doesn't define the whole season. Especially one that was marred by correctable special teams mistakes.

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2 comments, Last at 06 Sep 2011, 11:30am by Harris

01 Sep 2011, 10:38am by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Why the Colts' Run May Be Over

A look at why we're not quite sold on the Colts this year -- even if Peyton Manning is healthy.

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6 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2011, 8:21am by Mr Shush

29 Aug 2011, 10:03pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: LSU Def/ST Units Can Beat Oregon

No team leaned as heavily last year on its defense and special teams to win, and that will be the key again this Saturday if LSU knocks off Oregon.

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11 comments, Last at 31 Aug 2011, 10:13am by jon no h

26 Aug 2011, 12:13pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Most Overrated/Underrated

Looking at places where the Football Outsiders numbers disagree with the recently released Scouts Inc. player grades at ESPN Insider, including Brandon Jacobs, Vontae Davis, and the Houston offensive line.

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21 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2011, 2:43am by Shattenjager

19 Aug 2011, 06:18pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: A&M, Other "It" Teams Will Disappoint

Here's a look at five teams which Program FEI says are overrated going into the 2011 college football season: Texas A&M, Mississippi State, Stanford, Nebraska, and Oklahoma State.

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11 Aug 2011, 10:27pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Overhauling the Red Zone

College football red zone success rates get a thorough review and overhaul in a new ESPN the Magazine article by Brian Fremeau. Introducing the Value Drive, a new stat that correlates better with winning percentage than red zone success and has less variability per team from year to year.

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29 Jul 2011, 11:13am by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Ten Biggest NFL Injuries To Watch

Here's our survey of the ten most important injuries to keep an eye on during training camp. A certain Lions quarterback tops the list.

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8 comments, Last at 05 Aug 2011, 7:39am by DavidL