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05 Nov 2006, 01:06am by Bill Barnwell

FO on BSMW: Me and the Backup QB

Me and Matt Cassel could become close friends cause we both never see the field and he wants to talk to me.
Jim Sorgi probably doesn't remember Roxy Music in '72, but this week's Boston Sports Media Watch feature takes a look at how rare it is for a backup QB like Cassel or Sorgi (Casorgi? Sorgisel? Thank god they're not getting married) to have to take the reins of their team over.

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12 comments, Last at 09 Nov 2006, 11:45am by dryheat

03 Nov 2006, 08:20pm by Aaron Schatz

FOX Blog Wrap-Up, October 28-November 3

Here's a catch-all thread for discussion of this week's posts on the Football Outsiders FOX blog. Covered this week: LaDainian Tomlinson tape breakdown, the Dwight Freeney overrated paradox, how the Patriots played Steve Hutchinson, Jake Scott's monster game against Denver, Arizona vs. #1 receivers, and the problem of Pittsburgh's single blowout and its effect on DVOA.

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10 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2006, 11:15am by Mike B.

03 Nov 2006, 06:50pm by Michael David Smith

Huard Making Most of Starting Chance

Anyone who has watched Damon Huard quarterback the Kansas City Chiefs this year would have to agree that he's a legitimate NFL starter. So why did it take so long for him to get an opportunity? And what does he have in common with other quarterbacks who took a long time to get their chance, like Kurt Warner, Jake Delhomme and Brad Johnson? I explore that in this week's column.

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23 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2006, 6:15pm by SlantNGo

02 Nov 2006, 04:15pm by Mike Tanier

Week 9 Rundown: Rock Paper Scissors

This week, we discuss the Colts-Patriots matchup with Graham Walker, president of the World Rock Paper Scissors society. You'll also learn about the Colts sniffles theory, the Michael Vick Opinion-o-Matic, and the incredible prediction from the Week 2 rundown that may actually come true in Washington.

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80 comments, Last at 08 Nov 2006, 10:22am by Malene, cph

01 Nov 2006, 04:56pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Chat at Baseball Prospectus

Here's an archive of the recently concluded chat at BaseballProspectus.com. Among the topics covered in this chat: the upcoming Colts-Patriots game, the Bears, the differences between baseball and football, rookie of the year candidates, the Bears, possible future upgrades to DVOA, the decline and fall of Rod Smith, and the future of the Browns and Dolphins. Oh, and the Bears.

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24 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2006, 7:55am by Kal

31 Oct 2006, 09:31pm by Bill Barnwell

FO on BSMW: Pass-Catching Backs, Part II

This is the second half of the article on Pass-Catching backs from last week, looking at "playmaker" backs who lead their teams in carries and receptions.

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7 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2006, 9:18pm by Vince

30 Oct 2006, 06:38pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Quick Reads: Week 8

"The long-awaited maturation of Michael Vick is finally here," say the pundits. Do our numbers agree? Plus, learn how Marc Bulger has turned around Scott Linehan's biggest problem, how Philip Rivers wins with consistency, and who wins the Football Outsiders running back Halloween costume contest.

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49 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2006, 2:13am by hector

30 Oct 2006, 05:05am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: It's All Over For Some

What do you do when your team's postseason hopes are dead and buried by Week Eight? What sort of Flintstones Chewables was Sage Rosenfels horfing down before the Texans-Titans game, and what does that have to do with Seneca Wallace? Who is Mike Tomlin, and why might he be your team's head coach in a few years? And how in the name of Ocho Cinco did Oakland get outgained, 360-98, and still beat the Steelers? In this week's “Manic Monday�, we attempt to answer these questions and more.

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29 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2006, 12:19pm by Wanker79

28 Oct 2006, 02:20pm by Tim Gerheim

FO on Rotoworld: Week 8

If you have a fantasy superstar with a bad matchup, Tim Gerheim recommends you sit him. Except he doesn't really. See if you can make sense of that, and check out his weekly fantasy picks.

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9 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2006, 2:45am by John

27 Oct 2006, 03:08pm by Aaron Schatz

FOX Blog Wrap-Up, October 21-27

Here's a catch-all thread for discussion of this week's posts on the Football Outsiders FOX blog. Covered this week: Cleveland firing Maurice Carthon, does Dallas really have a top five defense, Terrell Owens as the Cowboys' number two receiver, teams with top ten players on both sides of the ball, and an update on the NFL's new quarterback hits statistic.

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34 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2006, 10:54pm by jim's apple pie