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13 Sep 2012, 12:32pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Upset Watch: Ravens over Eagles

Once upon a time, the Ravens brought pressure, but Michael Vick was great when pressured. Last week, the Ravens didn't bring as much pressure, and Michael Vick was awful when pressured. What wins out this Sunday?

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12 Sep 2012, 03:31pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 2 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's installment, we look at a few expectation-defying Week 1 defensive performances that might change how to play fantasy matchups in the coming weeks. Also, we detail several players likely to come back to Earth in Week 2, along with several others poised for a rebound after disappointing in Week 1.

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11 Sep 2012, 09:37pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Bouncing Back From An Upset

Arkansas, Wisconsin, Oklahoma State, and Nebraska hope to recover after an upset loss this past weekend. Which one has the best shot at doing so?

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11 Sep 2012, 12:24pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Giants Most Hurt by Week 1 Loss

Vince Verhei points out just how much the Giants' Week 1 loss hurt them when it comes to winning a tight division. Based on a simulation run yesterday, the Giants' playoff odds dropped from 45.7 percent to 19.8 percent in one day. (This may be different from the odds posted later today due to Monday Night Football results.)

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06 Sep 2012, 02:37pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Upset Watch: Steelers over Broncos

Debuting a new weekly feature for ESPN Insider: Upset Watch. Each week, I'll be doing game analysis on the most likely upset of the weekend according to the FO Premium picks system. We'll also include a couple paragraphs on the most likely underdog to cover. This week: An overrated Denver defense makes Pittsburgh a smart pick in Week 1, plus why 12.5 is a lot to give Miami against Houston.

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05 Sep 2012, 11:59pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 1 Fantasy Matchups

Is it smart to sit a high draft pick in Week 1 based on limited information about the strength of the opposing defense? Our weekly fantasy article on ESPN Insider returns for 2012 with a look back at whether or not it was useful to play matchups in Week 1 last year.

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04 Sep 2012, 11:09am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Promising Start for Irish

Notre Dame, Ohio, and Nebraska were big winners over the weekend in terms of season long win projections.

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27 Aug 2012, 07:37pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Projecting The Season In Stages

Breaking down the season into five week stages, we can project who might top the polls at various points in the year, a function not only of team power but also each team's particular high and low schedule points.

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22 Aug 2012, 07:36pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Volatile College Win Projections

The Miami Hurricanes have a unique distinction this fall, playing 11 of 12 opponents in which the outcome is projected to fall into toss-up territory.

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22 Aug 2012, 12:34pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: Scouts Inc.'s Most Overrated and Underrated

ESPN Insider today published Scouts Inc.'s annual scouting ratings and ranks of the top players in the NFL. Vince Verhei here details where Football Outsiders stats suggest players are overrated or underrated by Scouts Inc.

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