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OFI: Penn State, Notre Dame Position for Playoff Runs

Without any upsets, the winners of the two ranked-vs.-ranked matchups -- Notre Dame and Penn State -- made the most noise in Week 8.

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OFI: Penn State, Notre Dame Position for Playoff Runs

Without any upsets, the winners of the two ranked-vs.-ranked matchups -- Notre Dame and Penn State -- made the most noise in Week 8.

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5LARM69.3% 5MIN5.5% 5CHI1.9%
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23 Oct 2017, 03:48pm by Chad Peltier

OFI: Penn State, Notre Dame Position for Playoff Runs

Without any upsets, the winners of the two ranked-vs.-ranked matchups -- Notre Dame and Penn State -- made the most noise in Week 8.

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23 Oct 2017, 02:38am by Andrew Potter

Audibles at the Line: Week 7

Three shutouts in one day, and the worst defense in the league nearly makes it four. Tennessee survives overtime against Cleveland. Chicago completes four passes and wins. Not much was clear on this very weird day in a very weird season.

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20 Oct 2017, 04:59pm by Cale Clinton

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This week: TV announcers stay classy and go full Ron Burgundy; Ryan Kerrigan goes full Steve Austin; Bill Belichick waxes philosophical; and the fattest damn running back we've ever seen.

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20 Oct 2017, 12:11pm by Ben Muth

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19 Oct 2017, 05:37pm by Ian Boyd

Seventh Day Adventure: Week 8

Chase Winovich and the Michigan Wolverines will need to prove they're the best defense in the country to upset Penn State.

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19 Oct 2017, 03:17pm by Brian Fremeau

FEI Week 7 Ratings

With preseason projections removed from the data, we can now see that Alabama hasn't played anyone yet. Plus: the nation's best offense and defense, and a look at teams whose schedule luck is about to change (Hello, Big Ten!)

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19 Oct 2017, 01:06pm by Aaron Schatz

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19 Oct 2017, 12:45pm by Derrik Klassen

Film Room: Mitchell Trubisky

Derrik Klassen breaks down the rookie quarterback's tape and finds huge holes in his game -- but plenty of cause for excitement as well.

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