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28 Jul 2005, 07:51pm by scramble

2005 Over-Unders: East Divisions

Al and Vivek are back with Part II of the pre-season Over-Under Extravaganza. Will Dallas be a Super Bowl contender or miss the playoffs altogether? Are the Bills ready to contend with New England for a division title? How bad can things get in Washington? All these questions answered, plus some obligatory Mike Nugent bashing in the latest edition of Scramble for the Ball.

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22 Jul 2005, 12:47am by scramble

2005 Over-Unders: West Divisions

Vivek and Al are back with a new season of Scramble for the Ball, and the over-under lines for the NFC and AFC West leave them with some tough choices. Will the Rams have enough defense? Will the Raiders have enough defense? Will the Chiefs have enough defense? Will the Seahawks have enough defense? (Do you notice a pattern here?)

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11 Feb 2005, 01:08pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: That's My Jam!

Like Joe Montana, Al and Vivek are already looking forward to the NFL of tomorrow. The final Scramble for the Ball of the season takes a look at the players in the Second Annual Football Outsiders Offseason Contest and the early future lines for the winner of next year's Super Bowl. Plus, yet another look back at the Super Bowl, the final results of the Football Outsiders fantasy playoff league and last, but not least, the Keep Choppin' Wood Award.

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03 Feb 2005, 06:50pm by scramble

The Second Annual Super Bowl Prop Bet Extravaganza

Will Josh Parry have more than 5.5 combined yards? Will Kevin Faulk's longest run from scrimmage be under 8 yards? Will Dirk Nowitski have a better night than L.J. Smith? The answer to these questions and more are inside Scramble for the Ball's Second Annual Prop Bet Extravaganza. Al, Vivek, and a returning Ian Dembsky take a look at practically every wager you could make on the Super Bowl.

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27 Jan 2005, 04:35pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: All the Things We Said

The Pats and Eagles may be off this week, but Al and Vivek are not. It's time to take the wayback machine all the way back to last summer so we can re-examine the FO preseason predictions and make fun of all the dumb things we said. Plus, the Scramble Mailbag, the Keep Choppin' Wood Award, and a FO Fantasy Playoff update.

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21 Jan 2005, 11:07am by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: The 2004 All Keep Choppin' Wood Team

You wanted the best, now here's the rest. Al and Vivek are here with a look at the players that hurt their teams the most this season. They also take a final look at the conference semifinals and make their Best Bets on the upcoming conference championships. Also: an update on the Football Outsiders Playoff Fantasy League, including the reader "best of the rest" contest, and Jason Beattie's cartoon has the secret to how Peyton Manning can finally beat the Patriots.

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13 Jan 2005, 11:09pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Where's the Run?

Al and Vivek try to figure out what happened to the running game during the NFL playoffs, talk about Randy Moss's butt, and preview this week's playoff games. Plus an Operation Enduring Freedom Edition of the Scramble Mailbag, an update of the Football Outsiders playoff fantasy competition, and this week's extremely disturbing Jason Beattie cartoon.

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30 Dec 2004, 12:17pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: A Series of Unfortunate Games

With a schedule full of meaningless games on tap this week, Al and Vivek do what they do best -- talk about how awful the Jets and Giants are. Plus, the Scramble Mailbag, a Loser League Update, the final results of the Scramble Survivor League, Best Bets, and the Keep Choppin' Wood Award. This is also the place for fantasy football discussion and questions if your league is crazy enough to count Week 17.

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23 Dec 2004, 12:31pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Indoor Fireworks Still Burn Your Fingers

With only two weeks left in the regular season, Al and Vivek revisit their playoff predictions once again. Plus, a fantasy football championship game edition of the Scramble Mailbag where the Scramblers attempt to figure out whether Brett Favre really does struggle playing indoors. Plus, Best Bets, a Loser League Update, and a gift for the 13th day of Christmas -- the Keep Choppin' Wood Award.

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16 Dec 2004, 03:43pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: New York, New York

Al and Vivek are back discussing the fates of the two New York football teams and answering questions in a jam-packed fantasy football playoff edition of the Scramble Mailbag. Plus, a Loser League Update, Best Bets and the southern-fried goodness of the Keep Choppin' Wood Award.

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