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Scramble for the Ball: Fantasy Points

Andrew and Bryan wake up after six weeks of football and remember that fantasy is a thing that exists. Just ... don't look at their draft results.

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Week 6 DVOA Ratings

The No. 1 Chiefs lost their first game. The No. 30 team is 3-2. The Jaguars have the worst DVOA ever for the top-ranked defense after Week 6. These are among the signs of how strong parity has been so far during the 2017 NFL season.

39 comments, Last Comment at 3:30pm by LyleNM

Oct 17, 2017 07:14pm by Aaron Schatz || read all DVOA Rankings and Analysis articles

Film Room: Big Ben's Bevy of Blunders

Charles McDonald goes over all five of Ben Roethlisberger's interceptions last Sunday to see just how Dante Fowler and the Jaguars forced him into so many mistakes.

6 comments, Last Comment at 13 Oct 2017, 3:14pm by ChrisLong

Oct 12, 2017 09:46am by Charles McDonald || read all Film Room articles

Word of Muth: Bad Reputation

Not much was expected from the New York Giants offensive line this season. Ben Muth watched their game from Week 4 and found they had done little to prove their doubters wrong.

9 comments, Last Comment at 08 Oct 2017, 11:58am by theslothook

Oct 06, 2017 01:41pm by Ben Muth || read all Word Of Muth articles

Week 6 Quick Reads

The Oakland Raiders as a team, and Amari Cooper in particular, are having a disappointing season. Somehow, though, Michael Crabtree is having a career resurgence. What does it tell us when one wide receiver excels while his teammate struggles?

66 comments, Last Comment at 2:54pm by bravehoptoad

Oct 17, 2017 05:08am GMT by Vincent Verhei || read all Quick Reads articles

Audibles at the Line: Week 6

It's Upset Week in the NFL, as underdogs post an 11-2 record against the spread. Crazy comebacks abound as no lead is safe, especially in the NFC South. And what was up with that fumble ruling in New York?

235 comments, Last Comment at 9:36am by nat

Oct 16, 2017 09:27am GMT by Andrew Potter || read all Audibles articles

FEI Week 6 Ratings

The Washington State Cougars are undefeated, and as you would expect, they're doing it with ... wait, defense? In the Palouse? Brian Fremeau explains how Mike Leach's crew is making a Playoff push.

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Oct 11, 2017 04:10pm by Brian Fremeau || read all Fremeau Efficiency Ratings Articles

OFI: Chaos Turns Top Ten Upside Down

Four AP top-ten teams lost to unranked opponents as nearly half of the top 25 either lost or won a one-score game.

4 comments, Last Comment at 17 Oct 2017, 8:31am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

Oct 16, 2017 03:38pm by Chad Peltier || read all One Foot Inbounds articles

Seventh Day Adventure: Week 7

The most anticipated game of Week 7 sees Sam Ehlinger and the Texas Longhorns squaring off against the Oklahoma Sooners in the Red River Rivalry.

4 comments, Last Comment at 17 Oct 2017, 1:09am by smily

Oct 12, 2017 05:22pm by Ian Boyd || read all 7th Day Adventure articles

Any Given Sunday: Steelers Over Chiefs

After five brilliant games, the Chiefs got punched out by the buzzsaw that was Le'Veon Bell.

14 comments, Last Comment at 11:54am by LyleNM

Oct 17, 2017 11:51am GMT by Rivers McCown || read all Any Given Sunday articles

The Week In Quotes: October 13, 2017

This week: Ben Roethlisberger and Chris Johnson approach the end of the line; Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson tease possible comebacks; offensive linemen get in parking lot confrontations; and an NFL coach snorts his career up his nose.

16 comments, Last Comment at 17 Oct 2017, 9:05am by aces4me

Oct 13, 2017 03:26pm by Vincent Verhei || read all The Week in Quotes articles

Scramble for the Ball: Fantasy Points

Andrew and Bryan wake up after six weeks of football and remember that fantasy is a thing that exists. Just ... don't look at their draft results.

2 comments, Last Comment at 3:18pm by Raiderjoe

Oct 18, 2017 12:25pm by Bryan Knowles and Andrew Potter || read all Scramble articles

DVOA PLAYOFF ODDS REPORT

Make Playoffs Win Super Bowl Earn No. 1 Pick
1KC96.6% 1KC21.6% 1CLE70.2%
2PHI92.1% 2PHI15.1% 2SF17.8%
3PIT86.5% 3PIT12.7% 3NYG4.4%
4NE74.3% 4LARM7.0% 4IND2.9%
5LARM69.3% 5MIN5.5% 5CHI1.9%
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18 Oct 2017, 02:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 7 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 7 DFS matchups include Marcus Mariota, Melvin Gordon, Pierre Garcon, and Kyle Rudolph. We're also willing to give Brett Hundley a chance in tournaments.

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18 Oct 2017, 12:25pm by Bryan Knowles and Andrew Potter

Scramble for the Ball: Fantasy Points

Andrew and Bryan wake up after six weeks of football and remember that fantasy is a thing that exists. Just ... don't look at their draft results.

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2 comments, Last at 3:18pm by Raiderjoe

17 Oct 2017, 07:14pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 6 DVOA Ratings

The No. 1 Chiefs lost their first game. The No. 30 team is 3-2. The Jaguars have the worst DVOA ever for the top-ranked defense after Week 6. These are among the signs of how strong parity has been so far during the 2017 NFL season.

» More...

39 comments, Last at 3:30pm by LyleNM

17 Oct 2017, 05:00pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 6

Return scores galore and an important return for Marcus Mariota. Also: Atlanta blows another one, while Oakland finally blows one (to the Chargers no less). Finally, the best 0-6 team ever, the But Fumble?, and Detroit gets close to the largest comeback in NFL history.

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10 comments, Last at 2:43pm by bravehoptoad

17 Oct 2017, 11:51am by Rivers McCown

Any Given Sunday: Steelers Over Chiefs

After five brilliant games, the Chiefs got punched out by the buzzsaw that was Le'Veon Bell.

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14 comments, Last at 11:54am by LyleNM

17 Oct 2017, 05:08am by Vincent Verhei

Week 6 Quick Reads

The Oakland Raiders as a team, and Amari Cooper in particular, are having a disappointing season. Somehow, though, Michael Crabtree is having a career resurgence. What does it tell us when one wide receiver excels while his teammate struggles?

» More...

66 comments, Last at 2:54pm by bravehoptoad

16 Oct 2017, 03:38pm by Chad Peltier

OFI: Chaos Turns Top Ten Upside Down

Four AP top-ten teams lost to unranked opponents as nearly half of the top 25 either lost or won a one-score game.

» More...

4 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2017, 8:31am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

16 Oct 2017, 09:27am by Andrew Potter

Audibles at the Line: Week 6

It's Upset Week in the NFL, as underdogs post an 11-2 record against the spread. Crazy comebacks abound as no lead is safe, especially in the NFC South. And what was up with that fumble ruling in New York?

» More...

235 comments, Last at 9:36am by nat

13 Oct 2017, 03:26pm by Vincent Verhei

The Week In Quotes: October 13, 2017

This week: Ben Roethlisberger and Chris Johnson approach the end of the line; Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson tease possible comebacks; offensive linemen get in parking lot confrontations; and an NFL coach snorts his career up his nose.

» More...

16 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2017, 9:05am by aces4me

13 Oct 2017, 12:17pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: NFL's Five Most Improved Offenses

For ESPN Insider, we looked at the five offenses that have made the biggest improvements in DVOA since last season, and whether or not they will sustain their success for the rest of 2017.

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12 Oct 2017, 06:25pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 6 Open Game Discussion

Week 6 kicks off tonight with one of the biggest Thursday night games we're likely to see all year: 4-1 Philadelphia at 4-1 Carolina in a possible playoff preview. Action continues as the Giants seek their first win on a trip to 3-1 Denver on Sunday night, then a battle of 2-3 teams square off on Monday night when Indianapolis visits Tennessee in a "somebody has to win the AFC South" special. Use this thread to discuss all the action.

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165 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2017, 9:42am by nat

12 Oct 2017, 05:35pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: October 12

A new episode of the Off The Charts podcast is super NFC-centric. We look at Philadelphia's hot start and Carson Wentz's awesome third-down numbers. Then we've got some shocking numbers about just how many in-game injuries there have been in 2017 compared to 2016, and in-depth previews of this week's most important games: Green Bay at Minnesota and Detroit at New Orleans. (Click for audio link.)

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