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17 Oct 2011, 04:38pm by Aaron Schatz

Aaron Schatz on B.S. Report

Listen to me talk to Bill Simmons on this week's B.S. Report, and you can get a sneak preview of which team will be No. 1 in DVOA after this week's games. Plus I talk about a bunch of other stuff, like the Giants' killer upcoming schedule and the lack of balanced teams in 2011.

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17 Oct 2011, 12:01pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Pitfalls Ahead for BCS Top Teams

The top four teams in the initial BCS standings set up nicely for a four-team playoff. But let's not get ahead of ourselves.

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16 Oct 2011, 05:42pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Don't Write Off the Jets Just Yet

DVOA doesn't back up their 2-3 record, and the Jets are still a very good team despite their poor start.

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13 Oct 2011, 05:55pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Has Alex Smith Improved?

49ers quarterback Alex Smith has been the tenth-best quarterback in the NFL by our metrics so far this year. Is that sustainable?

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2 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2011, 1:45am by Jim Glass

13 Oct 2011, 02:25pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 6 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy matchups column, our advice is basically to start your Cowboys, start your Bengals, and sit your Texans. Yes, that includes Arian Foster if you're brave enough to pull the trigger.

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11 Oct 2011, 08:41pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: One and Two-Loss BCS Contenders

The season is six weeks old, and there are many undefeated programs eagerly anticipating the announcement of the initial BCS standings next week. The pecking order at the top will be all about the BCS championship game, but there are several other teams with a blemish or two on the record that can still make a strong run to the finish.

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11 Oct 2011, 12:57pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Seahawks over Giants

This week we look at the latest team to baffle the dominant NFC East power that is the Philadelphi-- oh? There's a different team this week?

The Seahawks are improving as the season goes on. We look into the where and the how of that, and why they were able to stun the Giants, ruining your suicide pool in the process.

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09 Oct 2011, 07:06pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Detroit Needs to Diversify Its Offense

The Lions' pass offense has been impressive in their 4-0 start, but what about that 30th-ranked running game? This week's Monday Night Football column looks at how the disparity between the two raises red flags about Detroit's Super Bowl prospects.

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06 Oct 2011, 03:37pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 5 Fantasy Matchups

You'll want to be starting the Falcons passing game members this week. And your Saints running backs. That plus another Philip Rivers sighting!

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06 Oct 2011, 12:31pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: How is Tennessee Winning?

Analysis of the surprising 3-1 Titans shows a team very similar to the Titans team that went 13-3 in 2003: strong passing and defense overcoming a stagnant running game. But since Matt Hasselbeck is unlikely to continue playing at a superstar level, the onus is on the defense to keep the team in the AFC South race.

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