23 Aug 2011, 01:53pm by Danny Tuccitto
Readers predict a diva expected to underwhelm, a diva expected to excel, a Viking past his headaches, a Bronco causing fantasy headaches, and a Buccaneer hoping to break the Michael Clayton jinx.
14 comments, Last at 26 Aug 2011, 2:31am by some guy
18 Aug 2011, 07:04am by Danny Tuccitto
This week's Wisdom of Crowds focuses on five enigmatic running backs, and has enough running jokes -- both literally and figuratively -- to follow the enigma theme.
11 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2011, 7:45am by Mr Shush
17 Aug 2011, 12:10pm by Guest
Guest columnist Chris Berney tests his theory that the Ravens were mishandled by offensive coordinator Cam Cameron last season. Was the problem the play calling, or was it the players?
63 comments, Last at 23 Aug 2011, 8:43am by PTORaven
10 Aug 2011, 11:26am by Danny Tuccitto
Wisdom of Crowds returns for 2011, with the first installment focusing on quarterbacks. Four of the five are new signal-callers for their teams. The one that isn't happens to have the best average reader projection. Coincidence? We think not.
38 comments, Last at 16 Aug 2011, 3:45am by Bobman
03 Aug 2011, 12:40pm by Danny Tuccitto
In 2010, three run offenses separated themselves from the rest of the NFL. Our latest dive into last season's charting stats shows all three were particularly efficient running from one-back sets.
30 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2011, 5:19pm by Kent
01 Aug 2011, 12:23pm by Guest
Kevin Haynes returns for the second part of his look at his resource-centric model for college football success. Who were the best and worst coaches according to the model? And why would Ohio State need to cheat?
35 comments, Last at 04 Aug 2011, 2:52am by Solomon
24 Jul 2011, 05:40pm by Guest
Guest columnist Kevin Haynes takes a look at how much resources matter for college football teams. Is there a reason that Notre Dame is a continual disappointment in the eyes of many?
27 comments, Last at 27 Jul 2011, 7:20pm by Aaron Schatz
18 Jul 2011, 03:16pm by Danny Tuccitto
"Defense wins championships" may be the most overused sports cliche of them all. After analyzing formation stats for 2010, we think changing it to "defense against four or more receivers wins championships" might both reduce usage and increase accuracy. It's a win-win for everyone.
34 comments, Last at 24 Jul 2011, 6:58pm by tuluse
11 Jul 2011, 12:13pm by Danny Tuccitto
Generally, teams try to use offensive strategies that best fit their personnel. In 2010, one NFC west team didn't. Our review of formation tendencies related to the number of wide receivers on a given play provides the damning evidence.
56 comments, Last at 14 Jul 2011, 2:54pm by The Delivery Guy
29 Jun 2011, 10:38am by Aaron Schatz
Usually, the empty backfield is an effective way to generate offense, and six of the seven teams who used the strategy the most made the playoffs. Buffalo fans will note the word "usually."
26 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2011, 12:03pm by Stephen Heller