Football Outsiders

Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis

Week in Quotes

The Week In Quotes: December 31, 2010
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

The Week In Quotes: December 31, 2010

Ed Rendell is moving to China, Brandon Lloyd channels his inner Cee-Lo, Fred Taylor compares Tom Brady to Voltron, and more in this week's best quotes.

19 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2011, 4:11pm by Stats are for losers

Word Of Muth

Word of Muth: Satellite Radio
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

Word of Muth: Satellite Radio

Listening to the radio from afar forced Ben Muth to make an assumption about the Cardinals: They have a bad offensive line. But, he explains, the radio was wrong.

6 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2011, 11:04am by Barfolomew

Varsity Numbers

Varsity Numbers: A New View of S&P+
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

Varsity Numbers: A New View of S&P+

Single-game S&P+ ratings as adjusted points scored? Bill Connelly looks at a potentially more useful way to understand S&P+ and its applications.

27 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2011, 3:47pm by Alabama ManDance

Walkthrough

Walkthrough's All-Rookie Team 2010
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

Walkthrough's All-Rookie Team 2010

Sam Bradford is a no-brainer for this year's Walkthrough All-Rookie Team. But who will play tight end? Who will man the secondary? Who will (shudder) kick? Find out inside.

81 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2011, 3:41pm by Vic Vega

Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Fantasy's End
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

Scramble for the Ball: Fantasy's End

Mike and Tom mull the Pro Bowl roster, crown a Staff League king, and rejoice in the silence of a dead week for fantasy football.

16 comments, Last at 01 Jan 2011, 7:18pm by morganja

DVOA Ratings

Week 16 DVOA Ratings
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

Week 16 DVOA Ratings

This week: Red-hot Patriots, collapsing Seahawks, inconsistent Raiders, and why so many teams have positive passing DVOA this season.

126 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2011, 9:32pm by Nathan

Quick Reads

Week 16 Quick Reads
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

Week 16 Quick Reads

As the Giants' pass defense collapses, Aaron Rodgers does something that Brett Favre was never able to do.

46 comments, Last at 30 Dec 2010, 2:27am by JIPanick

7th Day Adventure

SDA: 2010-2011 Bowl Spectacular Part II
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

SDA: 2010-2011 Bowl Spectacular Part II

As bowls oscillate between blowouts and wild finishes, with teams making statements and laying eggs, the SDA crew looks at the upcoming ACC and Big 12 portions of your bowl slate.

12 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2010, 2:15pm by Tom Gower

Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Week 16
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

Audibles at the Line: Week 16

This week: Singletary's Last Stand, fast vs. quick, a Christmas debate on two-point conversions, and the Kansas City Chiefs win the AFC West.

140 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2010, 12:36pm by DeltaWhiskey

Week in Quotes

The Week In Quotes: December 24, 2010
Photo: USA TODAY Sports Images

The Week In Quotes: December 24, 2010

Tom Coughlin reveals his secret strategist and more in the week's best quotes.

17 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2010, 2:51pm by Athelas