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01 Nov 2011, 12:23pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Rams over Saints

What is the blueprint for shutting down New Orleans' passing game? It starts with getting pass pressure without blitzing.

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9 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2011, 4:38pm by Vince Verhei

31 Oct 2011, 02:33pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Projecting the Conference Races

Taking a look at the likely winners of some close conference races in college football.

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30 Oct 2011, 05:52pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: The Red Zone Efficiency Myth

This week's MNF feature looks at the question of red-zone efficiency, where the Kansas City Chiefs are one of the best offenses in the league, and the San Diego Chargers are one of the worst defenses. But does that really mean anything? (Click to read more.)

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18 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2011, 7:39pm by tuluse

27 Oct 2011, 03:29pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 8 Fantasy Matchups

Is targets a more useful statistic than simple receptions for projecting wide receivers? Will Baltimore and Tennessee players rebound this week? Can DeMarco Murray and Jackie Battle keep it up? Answers to these questions and more in this week's fantasy matchups column.

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2 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2011, 11:09am by Bob Bobert

27 Oct 2011, 12:58pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Can Titans Fix Their Running Game?

This is a larger question than just "what's wrong with Chris Johnson?," and we look at it a different way. What has happened in the past to teams whose offenses were as unbalanced as those of Tennessee and Minnesota?

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25 Oct 2011, 01:10pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Texans over Titans

The story of two teams headed in opposite directions. Plus: Will the return of Andre Johnson free things up even more for Arian Foster?

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4 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2011, 10:24pm by jw124164

23 Oct 2011, 08:08pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: How Good is Baltimore's Defense?

How good is the Baltimore defense, and can they stay that good for the entire season? We look at little bit at some weaknesses that could become a problem... although probably not this week. By the way, Baltimore is the second team to be first in both run and pass defense DVOA through six weeks. The first was the 1997 San Francisco 49ers.

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5 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2011, 3:18am by IsraelP

20 Oct 2011, 02:05pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Does Palmer Make Oakland a Contender?

We examine the Carson Palmer trade and conclude that it's a lot more about sustaining Oakland's playoff chances than actually improving the Raiders. The offensive line, in particular, has made a leap that has helped the Raiders offense play well.

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6 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2011, 9:12am by Blotzphoto

20 Oct 2011, 01:23pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 7 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's column, we use DVOA to identify the easiest and toughest remaining fantasy schedules. Not that anyone's roster is overflowing with them, but the stats say to avoid Browns players from here out.

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4 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2011, 7:33pm by BroncFan07

18 Oct 2011, 03:55pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: 49ers over Lions

We look at two of the Lions' weaknesses that were exposed in their loss to San Francisco: an inability to stop big runs and a lack of a reliable second target next to Calvin Johnson.

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10 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2011, 1:30pm by Vince Verhei