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Under The Cap

Under the Cap: Reviewing the Mega-Money Deals
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Under the Cap: Reviewing the Mega-Money Deals

J.I. Halsell shows how the big contracts from the beginning of free agency don't differ much from years past.

21 comments, Last at 22 Mar 2010, 11:16pm by J.I. Halsell

Stat Analysis

Wisdom of Crowds in Review: RB
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Wisdom of Crowds in Review: RB

Before the 2009 season, we used Twitter to see what the public thought of some selected players. Learn what we all got wrong, and which breakout sophomore the FO readers pegged with surprising accuracy.

67 comments, Last at 02 Jun 2010, 2:17pm by Rich Conley

Walkthrough

Walkthrough: Click at Your Own Risk
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Walkthrough: Click at Your Own Risk

Today's NFL prospect must worry about more than just the 40 and the Wonderlic. There's cyber-smearing, identity theft, social networking run amok, and potential privacy invasions. A team of privacy lawyers helps Mike Tanier understand how prsopects can prevent Internet disasters.

67 comments, Last at 17 Mar 2010, 10:21am by Feagles - King of Punts

Stat Analysis

Wisdom of Crowds in Review: QB
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Wisdom of Crowds in Review: QB

Before the 2009 season, we used Twitter to see what the public thought of some selected players. Now, with the season finished, we'll review those predictions and analyze what went right or wrong, starting with quarterbacks.

73 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2010, 11:02pm by Tim Wilson

Week in Quotes

This Week in Quotes: March 5, 2010
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This Week in Quotes: March 5, 2010

The Week in Quotes takes a look at the best comments from the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine.

18 comments, Last at 07 May 2010, 3:36pm by panthersnbraves

Ramblings

2009 Football Outsiders Awards
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2009 Football Outsiders Awards

The seventh annual FO reader awards spotlight the real Defensive Player of the Year, along with special FO-only categories like most overrated, most underrated, and funniest moment of 2009.

186 comments, Last at 21 Mar 2010, 6:47pm by MisterSnrub

Four Downs

Four Downs: AFC East
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Four Downs: AFC East

In this AFC East review, it's defense, defense, defense. The Bills try a transition to the 3-4, the Dolphins hope Mike Nolan can work his magic on their team next year, and the Patriots wonder what to do with Vince Wilfork.

25 comments, Last at 09 Mar 2010, 12:32pm by commissionerleaf

Four Downs

Four Downs: NFC East
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Four Downs: NFC East

In this NFC East preview: The Cowboys hope to stay healthy again, the Giants try to put the pieces together on defense, the Eagles have another quarterback controversy, and Mike Shanahan tries to do the impossible: fix the Redskins.

94 comments, Last at 29 May 2010, 12:08am by Nathan

NFL Draft

FO Sunday Combine Report
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FO Sunday Combine Report

Doug Farrar wraps up another year at the Combine with two quarterback reports from the inner sanctum, and a talk with John Clayton about the NFL's impending labor drama.

11 comments, Last at 02 Mar 2010, 9:54pm by Theo

NFL Draft

FO Saturday Combine Report
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FO Saturday Combine Report

In Saturday's Combine review: Dexter McCluster has the wind at his back, Rex Ryan is all he's cracked up to be, and LeCharles Bentley re-emerges.

18 comments, Last at 28 Feb 2010, 10:46pm by Dales