01 Jan 2009, 09:09pm by Aaron Schatz
Here's our look at the wild card matchups over at ESPN. You may notice Numbers Crunching is going to a new format for the playoffs, with half the tidbits available to all readers and half available on ESPN Insider. Don't worry -- this isn't the only playoff previewing we'll be doing. You'll also get Walkthrough on Friday morning and the usual stat-packed previews on Friday afternoon.
4 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2009, 3:09pm by Andrew B
30 Dec 2008, 10:52pm by Ned Macey
Ned Macey re-examines the Jets's to decision to turn away from Chad Pennington -- and reminds us that it originally had nothing to do with the availability of Brett Favre.
7 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2008, 12:39pm by Biebs
29 Dec 2008, 08:55pm by Aaron Schatz
Time to start my weekly playoff appearances on the Bill Simmons podcast, reviewing the 2008 season and then previewing the Wild Card games. Cousin Sal and Michael Lombardi also appear. Link goes to Bill Simmons page, then look for podcast link on the far right.
13 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2009, 9:23pm by MJK
29 Dec 2008, 06:56pm by Bill Barnwell
As is tradition, the final Quick Reads of the regular season takes a look at the best and worst individual players of the entire year. The identity of the top two running backs will surprise you.
21 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2008, 4:50pm by panthersnbraves
26 Dec 2008, 03:04pm by Bill Barnwell
The last fantasy matchups column of the year!
4 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2008, 10:15am by BucNasty
24 Dec 2008, 06:43pm by Aaron Schatz
Our look at the week's matchups with FO stats goes up a bit early this week. This week we reveal the linebackers who do the best job of stopping receivers after the catch, find a surprising thing Detroit actually does well, and illustrate the complete collapse of the Arizona Cardinals since midseason.
3 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2008, 11:10am by zlionsfan
23 Dec 2008, 03:00pm by Ned Macey
The Chargers find a running game, while the Bucs' defense continues to fall apart.
4 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2008, 3:22pm by CuseFanInSoCal
22 Dec 2008, 06:40pm by Bill Barnwell
This week: Derrick Ward has one of the all-time great no-touchdown games, Peyton Manning passes Kurt Warner for second place in passing DYAR, and somebody very unexpected has the second-best game of the DVOA Era at his position.
52 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2008, 12:37pm by Schuyler
20 Dec 2008, 08:33pm by Bill Barnwell
This week's MNF feature looks at the impact of pass interference penalties on the stats of wide receivers like Devin Hester.
7 comments, Last at 22 Dec 2008, 4:07pm by MCS
18 Dec 2008, 06:58pm by Aaron Schatz
This week, learn why Baltimore doesn't care about Witten vs. T.O., why Kansas City could upset Miami, and why false starts will finally be a good thing for the New York Giants.
5 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2008, 1:26pm by DFJinPgh