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11 Dec 2017, 10:53pm by Vincent Verhei

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.

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

04 Dec 2017, 09:51pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 13 Quick Reads

It's time to admit we were all wrong about Josh McCown and the New York Jets. But really, how could any of us have seen this coming?

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40 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2017, 4:48am by Vincent Verhei

27 Nov 2017, 10:25pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 12 Quick Reads

There will be a lot of debate come awards season, but one thing is perfectly clear: New Orleans' Alvin Kamara should be the Offensive Rookie of the Year.

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91 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2017, 1:25pm by Will Allen

20 Nov 2017, 09:56pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 11 Quick Reads

Most of the headlines covering this weekend's Bills-Chargers game focused on Nathan Peterman and his very bad day. Few realized that at the same time, Keenan Allen was having a career day for Los Angeles.

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75 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2017, 8:58am by nat

14 Nov 2017, 03:57am by Vincent Verhei

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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49 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2017, 12:00pm by milo

06 Nov 2017, 09:24pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 9 Quick Reads

The jump Jared Goff has made in his second season is like nothing we have ever seen before. We put Goff's improvement in historical context, and determine what it might mean for his future.

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49 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2017, 8:40am by Jerry

30 Oct 2017, 10:01pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 8 Quick Reads

After DeAndre Hopkins and Paul Richardson went off in Sunday's Texans-Seahawks game, we look back at great wide receiver duels of the past.

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47 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2017, 8:33am by BJR

23 Oct 2017, 08:47pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 7 Quick Reads

They both won games this week, but while Ben Roethlisberger started hot against Cincinnati, it was a constant battle for Philip Rivers against Denver. Is that random noise, or do some quarterbacks really tend to play streakier than others?

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90 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2017, 10:10pm by theslothook

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?

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70 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2017, 5:23pm by Vincent Verhei

10 Oct 2017, 05:13am by Vincent Verhei

Week 5 Quick Reads

Sunday started with Cassel vs. Cutler and ended with Watson vs. Smith. This inspired us to look back at some of the best and worst quarterback matchups of the DVOA era.

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63 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2017, 6:35pm by greybeard