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Trevon Diggs' Pursuit of History

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs is doing things only the forgotten stars of the early-1960s AFL have done before. Mike Tanier explains just why his achievements are so remarkable. Plus, an examination of what's crippling the Carolina Panthers offense and all the Packers-Cardinals parlays and props you could ask for (and then some).

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Tom Brady's 600th Touchdown Ball and Other Sports Ephemera

What would YOU do if you were handed a piece of NFL history? Bryan and Andrew talk about holding touchdown balls for king's ransoms, and the bits and bobs from the past they'd love to get their hands on.

Oct 27, 2021

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Tom Brady's 600th Touchdown Ball and Other Sports Ephemera

What would YOU do if you were handed a piece of NFL history? Bryan and Andrew talk about holding touchdown balls for king's ransoms, and the bits and bobs from the past they'd love to get their hands on.

Oct 27, 2021
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Kirk Cousins and the Legends of the Arbitrary Benchmarks

What do Kirk Cousins, Dan Marino, and Peyton Manning have in common? Not much, unless you design benchmarks specifically to place Cousins in elite company! Walkthrough dives through the databases to position Dak Prescott, Josh Allen and others among history's all-time greats. Plus, an examination of how the Pittsburgh Steelers stack up coming out of their bye, and the Jets finally take their turn in Tank Watch.

Oct 27, 2021

Our Metrics Explained

What is DVOA?

Defense-adjusted Value Over Average

Measures a team's efficiency by comparing success on every single play to a league average based on situation and opponent.

What is DYAR?

Defense-adjusted Yards Above Replacement

Compares the performance of each player, in terms of DVOA, to a replacement-level baseline rather than the league average for that position.

What is DAVE?

DVOA Adjusted for Volatility Early

Used early in the year with the goal of getting the best idea of how good a team will be over the entire season without jumping to conclusions based on one or two good or bad early games.

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How Ja'Marr Chase and the Bengals Proved the Internet Wrong

Before April's draft, the consensus opinion on the Cincinnati Bengals said that their offensive line was so bad that it didn't matter who their wide receivers were. Seven weeks into the season, we can say that certainly has not been the case. As for the Ravens, they're still very much alive, but they have serious problems that need addressing.

Oct 26, 2021