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16 Nov 2011, 01:55pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 11 Fantasy Matchups

We know that the score line affects how much teams run the ball. Do you want to know which fantasy backs are most and least affected by that phenomenon? In this week's fantasy column, we detail running back usage rates by score gap; and, of course, the player matchups to watch.

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2 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2011, 12:48pm by cbirkemeier

15 Nov 2011, 02:52pm by Vincent Verhei

AGS: Seahawks over Ravens

The enigmatic Baltimore Ravens are one of the most inconsistent teams in the league, playing better against good teams than against bad teams. Also, we're sick of writing about the Eagles.

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7 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2011, 7:30am by GrandVezir

13 Nov 2011, 07:29pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Green Bay's Porous Pass Defense

Green Bay may be undefeated, but so far they have a very obvious Achilles heel: pass defense. Can a team with a below average pass defense actually win the Super Bowl? It would be pretty darn rare. And why exactly is the Packers pass defense playing so much worse than last year?

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5 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2011, 10:09am by Mr. Guest to you

11 Nov 2011, 11:38am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Which Top Running Backs to Pay

Looking at similarity scores for top young running backs Matt Forte, Ray Rice, and Arian Foster, and trying to figure out who deserves to be paid the big bucks.

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11 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2011, 7:00pm by tuluse

10 Nov 2011, 03:20pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 10 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy column, we revisit DVOA-based fantasy strength of schedule -- this time for the playoff run. Elsewhere, it's official: if Chris Johnson doesn't do well this week, just cut him outright.

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08 Nov 2011, 01:30pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Giants over Patriots

The Patriots offense is in trouble, and the biggest component is the team's inability to stretch the field.

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15 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2011, 2:32pm by Karl Cuba

07 Nov 2011, 11:28pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Stanford's Edge Over Oregon

The two teams leading the nation in net Points per Value Drive face off this weekend in Palo Alto. Which will rule the day -- Stanford's consistency or Oregon's explosiveness?

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1 comment, Last at 08 Nov 2011, 2:50pm by Kal

06 Nov 2011, 10:06pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Is Philly's Turnaround Legitimate?

Philadelphia's pass defense and pass offense look like they've turned the corner after a rocky start.

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3 comments, Last at 08 Nov 2011, 10:59am by Kal

03 Nov 2011, 03:53pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 9 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy matchups column, we separate air yards from YAC, and identify the league-leading wide receivers in each stat on a per-reception basis. Elsewhere, we're bullish on Falcons and bearish on Steelers.

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8 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2011, 10:09am by Shawn

03 Nov 2011, 10:54am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: The Overrated Green Bay Packers

The Packers are the best team in the NFL, but our DVOA ratings say they don't qualify as historically great. It's more accurate to say the Packers have the best passing game ever... and are mediocre in every other way.

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76 comments, Last at 07 Nov 2011, 11:28am by MCS