04 Jan 2008, 07:07pm by Aaron Schatz
Time for those legendary, stat-packed Football Outsiders playoff previews, complete with funky, team color-coordinated week-to-week DVOA graphs. First, we tackle Washington at Seattle and Jacksonville at Pittsburgh.
68 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2008, 6:02pm by Boss Hog
01 Feb 2007, 05:14pm by Aaron Schatz
The Colts have offense. The Bears have defense. But an NFL game is never that simple. Chicago's defense was trending downwards, the Indianapolis defense trending upwards -- until both reverted to form two weeks ago. Is Rex Grossman actually Trent Dilfer, or is Peyton Manning actually Albert Pujols? Here's the Football Outsiders preview of Super Bowl XLI, packed to the gills with numbers and stats.
143 comments, Last at 05 Feb 2007, 11:45am by Nathan
19 Jan 2007, 01:53pm by Aaron Schatz
Once upon a time, Chicago dominated the NFC. But the quarterback imploded and injuries weakened the defense. Can the Bears use home-field advantage to recover their mojo and stop the Cinderella story of America's Team, the New Orleans Saints?
76 comments, Last at 22 Jan 2007, 10:52am by Felton Suthon
19 Jan 2007, 12:01pm by Michael David Smith
It's the Colts and the Patriots again. Those of you who want to argue about the quarterbacks know where to go. But here, let's talk about the other 90 or so guys who will take the field Sunday, especially the safeties. This game could come down to the health of Bob Sanders and Rodney Harrison.
244 comments, Last at 08 Mar 2007, 4:33am by Tom
12 Jan 2007, 05:56pm by Aaron Schatz
According to FO stats, the top four teams in football all play in the AFC. Baltimore and Indianapolis present the ultimate matchup of strength against strength. In San Diego, the two most balanced teams in the league face off, but only one can move on. Our playoff previews are overflowing with chunky stat goodness, plus a Chargers graph in electric blue.
102 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2007, 2:13am by Sid
12 Jan 2007, 01:20pm by Aaron Schatz
Welcome to the undercard! Philadelphia and New Orleans are two talented, evenly matched teams. Chicago and Seattle face off in the Battle of Who Can Implode Less. As always, FO playoff previews are filled with chunky stat goodness, and the Seattle week-to-week graph has that bright green that's so popular with the kids these days.
83 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2007, 6:47pm by Pat
05 Jan 2007, 05:23pm by Aaron Schatz
Dallas is falling apart. The quarterback is a mess, and the pass defense is a disaster. Golly, looks a lot like the Seahawks, doesn't it? Meanwhile, if Eagles-Giants I was close, and Eagles-Giants II was close, shouldn't Eagles-Giants III be close? More FO playoff previews, filled with chunky stat goodness.
63 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2007, 11:17pm by Charles the Philly Homer
05 Jan 2007, 03:23pm by Aaron Schatz
Can the Colts stop Larry Johnson? Can the Chiefs stop Peyton Manning? Can the media stop making controversy out of meaningless gestures in the Jets-Patriots rivalry? Here come the annual FO playoff previews, filled with chunky stat goodness.
56 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2007, 7:48pm by B
24 Dec 2006, 08:11pm by Aaron Schatz
Christmas time is here, by golly, disapproval would be folly. Deck the halls with hunks of holly, fill the cup and don't say when. Kill the turkeys, ducks and chickens, mix the punch, drag out the Dickens. As the playoff race a-thickens, the Eagles face T.O. again.
12 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2006, 3:25pm by Harris
16 Dec 2006, 02:24pm by Aaron Schatz
Run run run run, do do run run. Run run run run, do do run run. Run run run run, do do run run. (And occasionally, passes to the two best tight ends in the league.)
9 comments, Last at 18 Dec 2006, 12:34pm by B