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Walkthrough

Walkthrough: Decision 2010
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Walkthrough: Decision 2010

Will the Overhyped Losing Teams gain complete control of the media? Can the Pesky Winning Teams get their message across? Mike Tanier has the post-election results. Plus, as required by law: Mark Sanchez and Randy Moss.

36 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2010, 11:26am by Dean

Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Party Tray
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Scramble for the Ball: Party Tray

Mike and Tom (briefly) discuss the Randy Moss situation, Mike's quarterback woes, and why HP wants to kill babies!

27 comments, Last at 07 Nov 2010, 8:24pm by Scott P.

FEI Ratings

FEI: Kickoff Coverage
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FEI: Kickoff Coverage

Nebraska is No. 3 behind Auburn and Oregon, and the Cornhuskers' kickoff team gets some of the credit. Brian Fremeau investigates Nebraska's strong kickoff efficiency from the weekend, plus team resumes for Iowa, Miami, and Baylor.

21 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2010, 10:36am by Bill Connelly

Film Room

Cover-2: Rise and Fall
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Cover-2: Rise and Fall

As the NFC North welcomes a rookie pass rusher to the Pantheon, another long-time great is showing signs of wear after an amazing three-year stretch. This week, Doug Farrar reviews the play of Ndamukong Suh and Jared Allen.

39 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2010, 1:34pm by Brett Wranglers

DVOA Ratings

Week 8 DVOA Ratings
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Week 8 DVOA Ratings

They may be the most balanced team in the NFL. Their passing game is shockingly effective. The defense is much improved. The schedule hasn't been as easy as you think. Yes, the Kansas City Chiefs really are Super Bowl contenders.

228 comments, Last at 08 Nov 2010, 9:25am by DeltaWhiskey

Quick Reads

Week 8 Quick Reads
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Week 8 Quick Reads

This week: Philip Rivers stays strong against good defense, Jamaal Charles continues to shine, and Jason Campbell keeps riding that roller coaster.

67 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2010, 1:20pm by Alex51

Varsity Numbers

Varsity Numbers: It's Becoming Real
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Varsity Numbers: It's Becoming Real

Bill Connelly takes a look at the final days of Nebraska and Colorado in the Big 12, the apocalyptic sign that is Baylor leading the Big 12 South, and the latest S&P+ rankings.

14 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2010, 12:03pm by Bill Connelly

Audibles

Bill Barnwell's London Game Report

Bill Barnwell talks about his trip to London for the 49ers-Broncos affair.

50 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2010, 12:38pm by sebajoe1

Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Week 8
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Audibles at the Line: Week 8

Brett Favre brings the party to Foxborough, the Matt Leinart question lingers in Arizona, and the Cowboys completely collapse in this week's Audibles.

160 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2010, 8:11pm by Andrew Potter

Under The Cap

UTC Tale of the Tape: PIT-NO
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UTC Tale of the Tape: PIT-NO

In a new feature, J.I. Halsell examines one of the weekend's games from a salary cap perspective. This week, it's Saints versus Steelers.

16 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2010, 4:11pm by Bradentonian