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05 Jul 2014, 07:14am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Dark-Horse Playoff Contenders

Texas tops the list of five college football playoff long shots to keep an eye on this fall.

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24 May 2014, 07:48am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: FSU's Path To The Playoff

Florida State's path to a repeat national championship is mostly clear, if Jameis Winston picks up right where his 2013 Heisman-winning campaign left off.

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21 May 2014, 11:18am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Early Projected AFC Standings

Early AFC projections to go with the early NFC projections from yesterday, along with some explanation of the basic reasons why teams are likely to improve and decline in 2014. Once again, please note that this is not the final, official Football Outsiders forecast for 2014, although the final forecast will surely also have Denver awesome and Oakland terrible.

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20 May 2014, 11:17am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Early Projected NFC Standings

Here are the early projected standings that we used to give Todd McShay a draft order for the 2015 mock draft he did last week on ESPN Insider, along with some explanation of the basic reasons why teams are likely to improve and decline in 2014. Please pay attention when I say "this is not the final, official Football Outsiders forecast for 2014." Some people on the Internets saw that draft order and acted like we had brought the tablets down from Mount Sinai. AFC will run tomorrow.

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15 May 2014, 12:57pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Warning Signs for Bills' Top Pick

Will Buffalo be able to get everything it wants out of Sammy Watkins, Lord of Bubble Screens?

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05 May 2014, 12:57pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: FEI Top 25 Projections

Examining the post-spring projected FEI top 25, their likelihood to contend for the national championship playoff, and the three toughest games that stand in their way.

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28 Apr 2014, 02:28pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: FEI Conference Projections

We ran projections for team, offensive and defensive efficiency through the lens of our drive-based FEI ratings and calculated conference win likelihoods for each of the Big Five conferences.

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01 Apr 2014, 09:16pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Best College Program Offenses

Baylor leads the way for college Program Offense rankings, five-year measures of opponent-adjusted offensive possession efficiency.

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24 Mar 2014, 01:11pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: UNC Will Be An ACC Contender

Florida State is the clear favorite in the ACC, but North Carolina may be the best bet to spoil the Seminoles run to another conference title and national championship.

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10 Mar 2014, 10:18am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Preliminary FEI Projections

The top 10 teams for 2014 according to our early spring FEI projection model, including each team's likelihood to finish the regular season 11-1 or better, the presumed benchmark for college football playoff contenders this fall.

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