22 Feb 2011, 02:52pm by Bill Barnwell
I put together a look at how some teams used their franchise tag this offseason, and whether they should expect to get elite performance from the players in question for their outlay.
17 Feb 2011, 10:20pm by Brian Fremeau
Boise State may have its best shot at a championship-worthy resume this fall. For the long haul, TCU may be in a better position to claim a national title down the road.
2 comments, Last at 21 Feb 2011, 7:17pm by zlionsfan
04 Feb 2011, 10:51am by Brian Fremeau
The elite cohort of programs make the biggest splash on National Signing Day year in and year out. But Clemson and South Carolina have been recruiting like elite programs themselves lately, and may be on their way to joining that exclusive club.
2 comments, Last at 04 Feb 2011, 6:12pm by Mr. Charisma
01 Feb 2011, 04:07pm by Vincent Verhei
Here's the second part of our look at what cost Green Bay and Pittsburgh in their 2010 losses. Based on a cursory glance, it looks like Pittsburgh's weaknesses don't quite match up with Green Bay's strengths.
11 comments, Last at 07 Feb 2011, 3:53pm by morrongiello
01 Feb 2011, 04:04pm by Bill Barnwell
This ESPN Insider feature looks at the winning factors that were underestimated in the past four Super Bowls.
31 Jan 2011, 06:55pm by Aaron Schatz
It's time for another Bill Simmons playoff mega-podcast, featuring yours truly giving a bit of a preview of the stats you'll find later this week in our Super Bowl XLV preview. My segment starts at 26:00.
10 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2011, 9:53pm by zlionsfan
27 Jan 2011, 05:13pm by Bill Barnwell
This feature at ESPN Insider takes a look at four shifts in scheme and coaching around the league and forecasts how it will affect the players on that roster.
1 comment, Last at 30 Jan 2011, 6:09pm by JonFrum
25 Jan 2011, 07:06pm by Vincent Verhei
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.
48 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2011, 3:13am by New Haven Denizen
25 Jan 2011, 02:18pm by Brian Fremeau
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?
7 comments, Last at 26 Jan 2011, 10:00am by justanothersteve
20 Jan 2011, 01:54pm by Vincent Verhei
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?
2 comments, Last at 20 Jan 2011, 4:22pm by tuluse