03 Jan 2011, 01:57pm by Aaron Schatz
Ladies and gentlemen, we're back with the weekly postseason appearances on the Bill Simmons podcast. This week, I break down the playoffs overall, including a surprising reason why Seattle could upset New Orleans.
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30 Dec 2010, 04:08pm by Bill Connelly
The latest FO piece for ESPN Insider focuses on two underrated defenses facing off in El Paso. Miami ranked eighth in Def. S&P+ this season, and Notre Dame ranked a surprising fourth. Miami dominates on standard downs, while Notre Dame's 3-4 unleashes hell on passing downs.
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30 Dec 2010, 03:21pm by Aaron Schatz
This week's Numbers Crunching highlights three rematches with playoff implications: Redskins-Giants, Packers-Bears, and of course Rams-Seahawks.
30 Dec 2010, 12:44pm by Bill Barnwell
Last Fantasy Matchups of the year! Good luck, Week 17 Championship Gamers.
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28 Dec 2010, 03:20pm by Vincent Verhei
This week: Is it sometimes better to go without star receivers? Sunday's Bengals performance seems to suggest so, and even the Chargers have a higher DVOA this year without Antonio Gates than they do with him -- he's been amazing, but the rest of the offense hasn't been quite as good when he's in the lineup. Likely coincidence, but still interesting.
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25 Dec 2010, 11:57am by Bill Barnwell
We get past the 19-1 record to explore if Matt Ryan actually is significantly better at home; and what it means for his next 20 starts there.
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24 Dec 2010, 10:31am by Aaron Schatz
This week's Numbers Crunching looks at NYG-GB, NO-ATL, and NYJ-CHI.
23 Dec 2010, 11:25am by Brian Fremeau
As if the flooding weren't enough, according to FEI ratings, tonight is also the bowl match-up that features the highest weekly FEI variance among its participants, Navy and San Diego State. Brian Fremeau discusses this and other statistics that may influence unpredictability in upcoming bowl games.
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23 Dec 2010, 11:23am by Bill Barnwell
The Championship Week Fantasy Matchups column is here. And judging from the amount of e-mails I've gotten already this week from our fantasy football answering service, it seems like a lot of FO readers are actually in their championship games, so good luck everyone!
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