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The Week In Quotes: November 17, 2017

Quotes this week are dominated by the strange, convoluted, somebody-here-is-lying tale of Martellus Bennett's return to New England.

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Week 10 DVOA Ratings

The Rams strengthen their hold on the No. 1 spot by moving to the top on defense as well as special teams. The Saints move up to No. 2 to build a 1-2-3 NFC sweep of the top spots. Plus: A look at teams with a recent trend of improving after slow starts or falling apart after fast starts.

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Nov 14, 2017 08:11pm by Aaron Schatz || read all DVOA Rankings and Analysis articles

Film Room: Marshon Lattimore

New Orleans' rookie cornerback is every bit as good as you've been led to believe -- but he's not the only reason the Saints have finally turned their defense around.

2 comments, Last Comment at 16 Nov 2017, 5:05pm by theslothook

Nov 16, 2017 12:47pm by Derrik Klassen || read all Film Room articles

Word of Muth: Goodbye, New York

As the Giants' season tumbles down the drain, Ben Muth takes one final look at New York before picking a new team to follow in the last month of the season.

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Nov 17, 2017 10:37am by Ben Muth || read all Word Of Muth articles

Week 10 Quick Reads

The best game all season against the NFL's best pass defense made Philip Rivers the best quarterback on Sunday. We look at how great defenses like Jacksonville and lousy teams like Oakland have driven opponent adjustments to an all-time high.

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Nov 14, 2017 03:57am GMT by Vincent Verhei || read all Quick Reads articles

Audibles at the Line: Week 10

Blowouts galore in Week 10 as Super Bowl contenders both new and old stamp their authority on their opponents. Plus: the Steelers went on the road against a bad opponent, and who had Vikings-Redskins as the highest scoring game of Week 10?

129 comments, Last Comment at 15 Nov 2017, 4:17am by RobotBoy

Nov 13, 2017 10:26am GMT by Andrew Potter || read all Audibles articles

FEI Week 11 Ratings

Between Notre Dame-Miami, Georgia-Auburn, and Ohio State-Iowa, we're seeing more top-ranked teams suffer blowouts than we have in a long time.

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Nov 15, 2017 06:54pm by Brian Fremeau || read all Fremeau Efficiency Ratings Articles

OFI: Blowouts Shake Up Playoff Race, Again

This week was full of big ranked matchups, but a few blowout wins opened the doors for even more possible playoff contenders.

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Nov 13, 2017 04:03pm by Chad Peltier || read all One Foot Inbounds articles

Seventh Day Adventure: Week 12

In a quiet week of college football across the country, the most intriguing game might be a battle of NFL quarterback prospects when Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins battle Sam Darnold and the USC Trojans.

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Nov 16, 2017 02:32pm by Ian Boyd || read all 7th Day Adventure articles

Any Given Sunday: Falcons Over Cowboys

FO readers voted for it: Let's watch Chaz Green's day in the sun together.

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Nov 14, 2017 01:02pm GMT by Rivers McCown || read all Any Given Sunday articles

The Week In Quotes: November 17, 2017

Quotes this week are dominated by the strange, convoluted, somebody-here-is-lying tale of Martellus Bennett's return to New England.

4 comments, Last Comment at 11:57pm by dank067

Nov 17, 2017 05:00pm by Cale Clinton || read all The Week in Quotes articles

Scramble: Sudden Changes of Fortune

Bryan and Andrew boggle over the rapid turnarounds in Los Angeles and Jacksonville, discuss Jeff Fisher's legacy, and generally mock terrible coaches throughout the ages.

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Nov 15, 2017 12:32pm by Bryan Knowles and Andrew Potter || read all Scramble articles

DVOA PLAYOFF ODDS REPORT

Make Playoffs Win Super Bowl Earn No. 1 Pick
1PIT99.4% 1LARM16.7% 1CLE68.1%
2PHI98.5% 2PIT16.3% 2SF17.4%
3NE98.4% 3PHI15.7% 3NYG13.0%
4JAC98.0% 4NO14.8% 4IND0.6%
5NO95.6% 5NE10.0% 5DEN0.3%
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17 Nov 2017, 06:01pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 11 Open Game Discussion

Week 11 features a few games that will have major playoff ramifications.

The action starts with a Thursday night AFC match up between 6-3 Tennessee and 7-2 Pittsburgh. Sunday will see a pair of 7-2 clubs face off when the Vikings host the Rams, and then at night the 8-1 Eagles will look to finish off the 5-4 Cowboys. Finally, 6-3 Seattle hosts 5-4 Atlanta on Monday night. Use this thread to discuss all the action.

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17 Nov 2017, 05:00pm by Cale Clinton

The Week In Quotes: November 17, 2017

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17 Nov 2017, 02:40pm by Scott Kacsmar

2017 ALEX: Midseason Report

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17 Nov 2017, 12:41pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Midseason Top 25 Prospects 2017

Here is the second annual midseason version of the Top 25 Prospects list, headed this year by a couple of Cincinnati Bengals edge rushers, Carl Lawson (1) and Jordan Willis (6). We also get high appearances from Alvin Kamara, Rasul Douglas, and Tarik Cohen. A reminder: this is the list of "under-the-radar" players, young players chosen in the third round or later.

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17 Nov 2017, 10:37am by Ben Muth

Word of Muth: Goodbye, New York

As the Giants' season tumbles down the drain, Ben Muth takes one final look at New York before picking a new team to follow in the last month of the season.

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14 comments, Last at 6:13pm by JoeyHarringtonsPiano

16 Nov 2017, 02:32pm by Ian Boyd

Seventh Day Adventure: Week 12

In a quiet week of college football across the country, the most intriguing game might be a battle of NFL quarterback prospects when Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins battle Sam Darnold and the USC Trojans.

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16 Nov 2017, 01:27pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: November 16

This week on the Off The Charts podcast: Buffalo's Tyrod Taylor benching, the decline of the Denver pass defense, and previews of Rams-Vikings and Seahawks-Falcons. Plus, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate comes on to talk about the New Orleans Saints' suddenly stalwart defense. (Click for audio link.)

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16 Nov 2017, 12:47pm by Derrik Klassen

Film Room: Marshon Lattimore

New Orleans' rookie cornerback is every bit as good as you've been led to believe -- but he's not the only reason the Saints have finally turned their defense around.

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2 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2017, 5:05pm by theslothook

15 Nov 2017, 07:37pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 11 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite DFS matchups include Alex Smith, Kenyan Drake, A.J. Green, and Jared Cook.

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15 Nov 2017, 06:54pm by Brian Fremeau

FEI Week 11 Ratings

Between Notre Dame-Miami, Georgia-Auburn, and Ohio State-Iowa, we're seeing more top-ranked teams suffer blowouts than we have in a long time.

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15 Nov 2017, 12:32pm by Bryan Knowles and Andrew Potter

Scramble: Sudden Changes of Fortune

Bryan and Andrew boggle over the rapid turnarounds in Los Angeles and Jacksonville, discuss Jeff Fisher's legacy, and generally mock terrible coaches throughout the ages.

» More...

19 comments, Last at 8:50am by BJR

14 Nov 2017, 08:11pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 10 DVOA Ratings

The Rams strengthen their hold on the No. 1 spot by moving to the top on defense as well as special teams. The Saints move up to No. 2 to build a 1-2-3 NFC sweep of the top spots. Plus: A look at teams with a recent trend of improving after slow starts or falling apart after fast starts.

» More...

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