09 Feb 2015, 12:48pm by Aaron Schatz
Good MMQB today by Peter King, in-depth interviews as Josh McDaniels and Tom Brady review their strategy going into the comeback drives in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIX. Among the tidbits: they basically realized the only way to beat the Seahawks was death by a thousand paper cuts. Also, updates on the various cheating scandals around the league and whether Darren Sharper should cause us to question the Hall of Fame standards which state players should be considered for football only.
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05 Feb 2015, 10:20pm by Scott Kacsmar
The Seahawks had 1:06 and one timeout left with a first down at the New England 5. How often does a defense prevent the touchdown in this dire situation? We examined back to 1998 and found that Bill Belichick has watched his defense come up big before in this spot.
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03 Feb 2015, 04:39pm by Aaron Schatz
Here's our announcement of the four men who starred in Super Bowl XLIX and will be new Football Outsiders-branded elite players for Madden 15 Ultimate Team this weekend. (Click to read more.)
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02 Feb 2015, 07:35pm by Vincent Verhei
The worst-kept secret in the NFL for the past few weeks has been the Atlanta Falcons' desire to name Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn their new head coach, but they had to wait to make a formal announcement because the Seahawks kept winning playoff games. With that pattern coming to an abrupt end, the move everyone has been expecting has finally been made official.
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02 Feb 2015, 01:42pm by Vincent Verhei
Peter King tries to explain what we all watched in the desert on Sunday night.
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02 Feb 2015, 08:57am by Mike Tanier
The full Troll So Hard headline was supposed to be Patriots Overcome Distractions in Ultimate Clutch Redemption Legacy Narrative.
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02 Feb 2015, 03:12am by Matt Waldman
Looking beyond the single-worst call in Super Bowl history to make sense of a winning philosophy that came a yard shy of consecutive championships.
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31 Jan 2015, 08:50pm by Scott Kacsmar
The NFL Honors presents this year's award winners and Hall of Fame selections.
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31 Jan 2015, 08:22pm by Scott Kacsmar
Scott Kacsmar previews Super Bowl XLIX.
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A look at fourth-down decision making in 2014 highlights Sean Payton, Marc Trestman, and... wait, this can't be right... Jim Caldwell? Plus: Chip Kelly may be less aggressive than you think he is.