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25 Jan 2011, 07:06pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Lessons from Green Bay's Losses

This year we're adding something new to Any Given Sunday, with two articles looking at the regular-season losses of the two Super Bowl teams. What ties them together, and what can we learn from the similarities? First Green Bay, with Pittsburgh coming next week.

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48 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2011, 3:13am by New Haven Denizen

25 Jan 2011, 02:18pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Texas May Choose Independence

Texas is in a unique position, financially and competitively, to reject conference affiliation entirely and become an independent. How might that decision impact the Longhorns and college football as a whole?

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7 comments, Last at 26 Jan 2011, 10:00am by justanothersteve

20 Jan 2011, 01:54pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Jets over Patriots

The Patriots needed to blitz Mark Sanchez on Sunday, and they didn't. Will the Steelers make the same mistake? And will the Jets play the same heavy coverage-oriented defense against Ben Roethlisberger that they played against Tom Brady?

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2 comments, Last at 20 Jan 2011, 4:22pm by tuluse

19 Jan 2011, 01:35pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Starter Games Lost and the Packers

We've got an article up on ESPN covering the Bears-Packers matchup and how there's been a dramatic disparity in injuries between the two teams.

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36 comments, Last at 23 Jan 2011, 11:55pm by Jerry

17 Jan 2011, 05:07pm by Aaron Schatz

B.S. Report Conference Championship Podcast

Or as Bill Simmons calls it, "recovering Patriots fan edition." We break down the Pats loss and the conference championships. I apologize for the fact that we discuss the Patriots before we get into the rest of the playoffs. Forward to 28:00 to skip to the start of my conversation with Bill, and 34:00 if you want to skip the Patriots talk.

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13 comments, Last at 18 Jan 2011, 10:08pm by NYExpat

14 Jan 2011, 03:00pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Program FEI Loves The SEC

Brian Fremeau updates the Program FEI, a weighted, five-year assessment of possession efficiency and one of the baseline metrics for our 2011 projections.

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12 Jan 2011, 11:55am by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Seahawks over Saints

AGS analyzes how rare the Seahawks' upset was and how likely it is to happen again.

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7 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2011, 1:26pm by spenczar

10 Jan 2011, 05:58pm by Aaron Schatz

B.S. Report Playoff Podcast: Round II

Time for a second B.S. Report mega-podcast, with Bill Simmons and I discussing the upcoming Divisional Round matchups.

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13 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2011, 5:00pm by reacharound

07 Jan 2011, 02:11pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN: Analyzing the BCS Championship

Both Auburn and Oregon have great offenses, but in the latest piece for ESPN Insider, Bill Connelly looks at which team is more prone to funks (something that could obviously be key on Monday night) and where each offense's vulnerability most clearly lies.

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5 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2011, 5:24pm by jsram666

04 Jan 2011, 04:35pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Raiders over Chiefs

To beat the Kansas City Chiefs, you have to stop three players: Jamaal Charles, Dwayne Bowe, and Tamba Hali. The Raiders were able to stop two of them. How many will the Ravens be able to stop?

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7 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2011, 2:23pm by bigcarl