02 Sep 2009, 04:13pm by The Outsiders
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
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
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.
27 Aug 2009, 01:15pm by Brian Fremeau
Brian Fremeau estimates how the best non-BCS teams in college football would have done in the BCS conferences of years past.
25 Aug 2009, 12:14pm by Bill Connelly
Bill Connelly analyzes the Pac-10: The Conference of the Running Back, with lots of love for Jahvid Best.
24 Aug 2009, 12:53pm by The Outsiders
Our division-by-division previews continue at ESPN Insider with this look at the AFC East. We explain our high expectations for Randy Moss and Dustin Keller, and our tempered expectations for Terrell Owens.
21 Aug 2009, 12:36pm by The Outsiders
Brian Fremeau and Bill Connelly take a look at the SEC race for 2009, analyzing cross-divisional scheduling and looking at why Ole Miss is overrated while Auburn is underrated.
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20 Aug 2009, 04:32pm by The Outsiders
Our ESPN Insider player capsules continue with a look at the NFC East, including discussion a possible future star in the Giants offensive backfield and another in the Cowboys defensive backfield.
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19 Aug 2009, 04:08pm by The Outsiders
In our second college conference season preview for ESPN Insider, we explain why Boston College is better than conventional wisdom seems to believe and what the ACC needs to do to gain respect from fans of the other BCS conferences.
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18 Aug 2009, 02:26pm by The Outsiders
Bill Connelly and Brian Fremeau begin a series of conference previews over on ESPN Insider. This edition looks at the extreme imbalance between the Big 12 divisions and explains why FOA 2009 isn't buying the Kool-Aid that has people putting Nebraska back in their preseason Top 25s.
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