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SDA Bowl Spectacular: Part I

Our first round of bowl games includes exciting players like Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen, a potential first-round pick in April's draft.

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The Rams lose the DVOA Bowl but keep the top spot, achieving something historically rare: ranking in the top five for all three phases of the game. Meanwhile, four great defenses take a tumble when Seattle, Jacksonville, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore all score way more points than expected.

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Film Room: Chiefs Defense

Yes, Alex Smith, Kareem Hunt, and Tyreek Hill have all cooled off after a hot start. But the real culprits in Kansas City's collapse --including cornerback Marcus Peters -- can be found on the other side of the ball.

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Word of Muth: Low Voltage

The Chargers beat the Browns last Sunday, but Ben Muth wasn't very impressed with what he saw from Dan Feeney and the rest of the L.A.'s interior line.

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Week 14 Quick Reads

The Colts-Bills snow game had us looking through the record books to find the best players in whiteout conditions. LeSean McCoy comes out on top of all running backs, while a familiar New England duo set the standards for passing and receiving.

44 comments, Last Comment at 13 Dec 2017, 11:53am by BJR

Dec 11, 2017 10:53pm GMT by Vincent Verhei || read all Quick Reads articles

Audibles at the Line: Week 14

A playoff berth clinched, a young star's season ended, and several teams fighting to keep their Super Bowl hopes alive. Let's face it, though, the most fun this week was SNOW DAY!

164 comments, Last Comment at 13 Dec 2017, 4:08pm by Eddo

Dec 11, 2017 06:20am GMT by Andrew Potter || read all Audibles articles

FEI Week 14 Ratings

The final numbers are in, and they say that Alabama was a better team than Ohio State this year -- but neither team should have been ranked ahead of Auburn.

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Dec 06, 2017 03:39pm by Brian Fremeau || read all Fremeau Efficiency Ratings Articles

OFI: Big Ten Champs Miss Playoff

While Clemson, Georgia, and Oklahoma clinched conference championships and playoff berths, Alabama just sat back waited to hear the Selection Committee put them into the four-team field.

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Dec 04, 2017 02:02pm by Chad Peltier || read all One Foot Inbounds articles

SDA Bowl Spectacular: Part I

Our first round of bowl games includes exciting players like Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen, a potential first-round pick in April's draft.

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Dec 14, 2017 08:53am by Ian Boyd || read all 7th Day Adventure articles

Any Given Sunday: Cardinals Over Titans

Marcus Mariota and the Tennessee passing offense have looked off all season, and it finally culminated in an ugly loss. What do the Titans actually have going for them at this point?

2 comments, Last Comment at 12 Dec 2017, 3:15pm by Shylo

Dec 12, 2017 10:07am GMT by Rivers McCown || read all Any Given Sunday articles

The Week In Quotes: December 8, 2017

This week served as a reminder that football is a violent, dangerous game -- but also that NFL players do and say funny things and help out people in need.

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Dec 08, 2017 05:18pm by Cale Clinton || read all The Week in Quotes articles

Scramble for the Ball: A Bowl of Pros

It's Pro Bowl voting time once again, meaning it's time to talk fullbacks! It's apparently still 1973 at NFL headquarters.

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Dec 13, 2017 11:33am by Bryan Knowles and Andrew Potter || read all Scramble articles

DVOA PLAYOFF ODDS REPORT

Make Playoffs Win Super Bowl Earn Top 5 Pick
1PHI/PIT100.0% 1PIT17.4% 1CLE100.0%
2NE/JAC99.9% 2PHI14.3% 2NYG97.3%
3MIN99.8% 3LARM14.2% 3SF84.3%
4NO97.7% 4NE13.7% 4IND74.5%
5LARM95.8% 5NO10.8% 5DEN49.9%
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SDA Bowl Spectacular: Part I

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Week 14 DVOA Ratings

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Clutch Encounters: Week 14

The Steelers and Ravens played another classic to decide the AFC North. Also: Joe Webb and Nick Foles get game-winning drives, heavy snow in Buffalo, a handsome quarterback in Houston, and Case Keenum blows his chance to be MVP in Carolina.

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Any Given Sunday: Cardinals Over Titans

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Week 14 Quick Reads

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» More...

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Audibles at the Line: Week 14

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Week 14 Open Game Discussion

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The Week In Quotes: December 8, 2017

This week served as a reminder that football is a violent, dangerous game -- but also that NFL players do and say funny things and help out people in need.

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Word of Muth: Low Voltage

The Chargers beat the Browns last Sunday, but Ben Muth wasn't very impressed with what he saw from Dan Feeney and the rest of the L.A.'s interior line.

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