Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Sep 2009, 11:54am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 1 Numbers Crunching

Numbers Crunching is back with a look at a couple of interesting Football Outsiders stats for each game of the week. This week: Why Calvin Johnson should have a big day against New Orleans, why the Bucs defense could do better than expected against Tony Romo, and a note about the odd right-wing tilt of the Seahawks and Rams.

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10 Sep 2009, 03:55pm by Bill Connelly

ESPN INSIDER: Settling the Safety Score

Who is college football's best safety: Eric Berry of Tennessee, or Taylor Mays of USC?

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09 Sep 2009, 12:36pm by Mike Tanier

ESPN INSIDER: AFC North Players to Watch

Our division-by-division previews for ESPN Insider finish up with this look at the AFC North, with an older running back on the decline and a couple of younger running backs on the rise.

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06 Sep 2009, 04:44pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN INSIDER: NFC North Ones To Watch

My time with the wonderful, miserable NFC North ends with these four dispatches for ESPN Insider.

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03 Sep 2009, 04:05pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN INSIDER: Separation Anxiety

Brian Fremeau discusses why the college football world would be a better place if the top teams stopped playing so many games against FCS cupcakes and started playing more games against each other.

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02 Sep 2009, 06:18pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN INSIDER: AFC, NFC South Players to Watch

Just catching up on our "Ones to Watch" feature for ESPN Insider; the AFC and NFC South versions have been posted.

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02 Sep 2009, 04:13pm by The Outsiders

ESPN INSIDER: Offensive Line Glossary

In case you haven't seen the latest copy of ESPN the Magazine, this year's NFL preview has a ton of content from Football Outsiders, including division picks straight from FOA 2009 (including each team's projection broken down into percentage chance of being a Super Bowl contender, playoff contender, and so on). The focus of the issue as a whole is on the offensive line, and part of that focus is a giant glossary of offensive line terms written by Mike Tanier. ESPN has also expanded this glossary online with a couple of features.

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31 Aug 2009, 11:08pm by J.I. Halsell

ESPN INSIDER: Backup Quarterback Salary Cap Analysis

As part of a larger ESPN package looking at backup quarterbacks around the NFL, J.I. Halsell looks at which teams devote the most and least salary cap room to the quarterback position as a whole, and second-string quarterbacks in particular.

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28 Aug 2009, 11:59am by The Outsiders

ESPN INSIDER: Big Ten Season Preview

Our final college football conference preview for ESPN INSIDER looks at which Big Ten programs may be on the rise this season. It also asks whether the Big Ten needs to re-jigger its scheduling in order to improve matchups -- and raise strength of schedule to help teams get into BCS games.

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27 Aug 2009, 01:15pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN INSIDER: Non-BCS Season Preview

Brian Fremeau estimates how the best non-BCS teams in college football would have done in the BCS conferences of years past.

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