10 Oct 2010, 09:58pm by Doug Farrar
This week's ESPN Insider piece for MNF looks at LaDainian Tomlinson's renewed career, other backs with big year-to-year improvements in yards per carry, and how often it is connected with improvements on the offensive line.
6 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2010, 1:11pm by Punk
08 Oct 2010, 04:10pm by Brian Fremeau
In this week's ESPN Insider feature, Brian Fremeau investigates whether Alabama is at a disadvantage facing a South Carolina team with an extra week to prepare. It turns out there is no measurable advantage or disadvantage for teams following a bye week, either in the win-loss column or in Game Efficiency. If the Gamecocks are going to take down the Crimson Tide this weekend, they'll have to beat them play-by-play and drive-by-drive. The calendar won't have anything to do with the outcome.
8 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2010, 9:40am by crack
07 Oct 2010, 04:54pm by Aaron Schatz
Our Week 5 look at statistics around the league considers the weakness in Buffalo's run defense, the importance of Carolina's outside linebackers, and the reason why Indianapolis games get so darn exciting in the last 15 minutes.
07 Oct 2010, 02:11pm by Bill Barnwell
This week's Fantasy Matchups column takes a look at which teams have had the fewest possessions per game so far.
3 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2010, 4:00pm by morrongiello
06 Oct 2010, 12:14pm by Bill Barnwell
I put together a feature for ESPN Insider on the issues in the Vikings' passing game and how Randy Moss may not be able to solve them.
10 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2010, 1:09am by Bill Barnwell
05 Oct 2010, 05:51pm by Vincent Verhei
This week's Any Given Sunday discusses the holes in the Philadelphia run defense as well as the problems the Redskins are having against the pass.
9 comments, Last at 08 Oct 2010, 2:41pm by Bowl Game Anomaly
02 Oct 2010, 02:45pm by Bill Barnwell
Our Monday Night Football feature this week is on the struggling Patriots' defense, with a particular focus on their injury woes and how bad cornerback Darius Butler has been.
10 comments, Last at 05 Oct 2010, 8:04pm by Dolfin
30 Sep 2010, 03:55pm by Bill Barnwell
This week's fantasy matchups column turns to a very unlikely source of fantasy points.
4 comments, Last at 02 Oct 2010, 3:40am by tally
30 Sep 2010, 03:21pm by Bill Connelly
In the latest ESPN Insider piece, Bill Connelly looks at Notre Dame's behind-the-scenes statistical progress this year. There may be a light at the end of the tunnel, but as yesterday's FEI piece mentions, the wins might not come until 2011.
7 comments, Last at 09 Jun 2011, 5:27am by ed hardy
30 Sep 2010, 01:01pm by Aaron Schatz
In conjunction with a big ESPN HOT READ feature today on special teams gunners, this Insider piece looks at the leaders over the past five seasons in three new FO special teams stats: Return Tackles, Return Stops, and Return Saves. If you have been looking for a stat that finally gives Brendon Ayanbadejo, Chase Blackburn, and Kassim Osgood the love they deserve, this is it. For non-ESPN Insiders, we'll re-introduce these stats on FO near the end of the season with an article detailing 2010 leaders.
1 comment, Last at 30 Sep 2010, 11:59pm by drobviousso