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Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes: October 19, 2018
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The Week in Quotes: October 19, 2018

Recapping all the baby-makin', Lambeau-leapin', job-savin', non-tacklin', anti-tankin', text-leavin', dehydratin', rhyme-droppin' activity of the last seven days of the NFL.

5 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2018, 9:47am by jtr

7th Day Adventure

Seventh Day Adventure: Week 8
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Seventh Day Adventure: Week 8

Saturday's biggest game has Nick Fitzgerald and the Mississippi State Bulldogs squaring off against LSU. Other notable matchups include Michigan-Michigan State, Oklahoma-TCU, and Ohio State-Purdue.

Film Room

Film Room: Philip Rivers
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Film Room: Philip Rivers

The Chargers quarterback has been flying under the radar this season, but he's playing some of the best ball of his career and has Los Angeles primed to return to the postseason.

9 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2018, 11:46am by dank067

Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Contractual Obligations
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Scramble for the Ball: Contractual Obligations

Reeling from their own terrible drafts, Bryan and Andrew take a glance back at the top fantasy prospects of 2018 -- and see just how many have fallen by the wayside.

35 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2018, 2:18pm by Noah Arkadia

DVOA Ratings

Week 6 DVOA Ratings
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Week 6 DVOA Ratings

In close games, DVOA doesn't look at wins and losses, which is how the Chiefs can take over the No. 1 spot from the Rams despite a close loss. The secret: strength of schedule and special teams. Plus, more of a look at the incredibly bad Buffalo offense and the surprisingly good Buffalo defense.

57 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2018, 1:56pm by Eddo

Clutch Encounters

Clutch Encounters: Week 6
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Clutch Encounters: Week 6

A bland week was spiced up by the Chiefs-Patriots and 49ers-Packers in prime time. Also: Pittsburgh loves playing in Cincinnati, Brock Osweiler loves the Bears, Falcons on the winning side of history, and is Nathan Peterman the worst NFL quarterback in decades?

8 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2018, 8:42am by Lost Ti-Cats Fan

Any Given Sunday

Any Given Sunday: Cowboys over Jaguars
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Any Given Sunday: Cowboys over Jaguars

Dallas runs the offense they were always supposed to run; Jacksonville runs out of explosive plays.

1 comment, Last at 19 Oct 2018, 3:10am by emmaferris

Quick Reads

Week 6 Quick Reads
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Week 6 Quick Reads

In the time it takes you to read this, the Baltimore Ravens have sacked Marcus Mariota again. We break down Mariota's sacks and look at other quarterbacks who suffered severe beatings (Randall Cunningham, hello!). Plus, the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 6.

57 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2018, 5:19am by shina

Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Week 6
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Audibles at the Line: Week 6

The AFC's game of the year so far lives up to its billing in New England. Not the game of the year: anything involving the AFC South.

150 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2018, 7:37am by Will Allen

Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes: October 12, 2018
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The Week in Quotes: October 12, 2018

Between airplanes, haircuts, audibles, and children's books, this is the most Chargers-focused TWIQ we have run in some time. Plus, Peyton gets sore about his record being broken, hints of reunions in Minnesota and Dallas, and of course the Eli-Odell-Lil Wayne rap beef.

6 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2018, 12:49pm by rich006