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Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Robot Snowmen
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Scramble for the Ball: Robot Snowmen

One company chided by Team Scramble comes clean and puts its awful commercial on YouTube. Team Scramble pauses only to sharpen the knives.

24 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2010, 5:20am by jinhui

FEI Ratings

How FEI Watches a Game
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How FEI Watches a Game

The SEC West is dominating the top of the FEI ratings, and we break down one of the conference's recent head-to-head matchups in the debut of a new drive summary analysis feature.

9 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2010, 2:02pm by Brian Fremeau

Film Room

Cover-2: Career Days
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Cover-2: Career Days

Everyone's talking about Michael Vick's historic Monday Night Football performance, but it's time for the Redskins' defense to take some of the "credit." Also: Rob Gronkowski takes his place in the new Patriots offense.

47 comments, Last at 19 Nov 2010, 10:20am by Jimmy

DVOA Ratings

Week 10 DVOA Ratings
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Week 10 DVOA Ratings

Philadelphia is back at number one in this week's DVOA ratings, and this time we expect fewer complaints. Plus: Just how bad is Kansas City's collapse, and are the Falcons and Jets really two of the league's top three teams?

191 comments, Last at 19 Nov 2010, 4:47pm by chemical burn

Varsity Numbers

Varsity Numbers: I Am
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Varsity Numbers: I Am

In the latest Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly analyzes the latest ratings oddities involving Oregon and applauds the flowers growing out of what used to be wreckage at Washington State, San Diego State, and Florida International.

12 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2010, 5:07pm by Bill Connelly

Quick Reads

Quick Reads: Week 10
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Quick Reads: Week 10

Tom Brady makes it to the top spot ahead of Michael Vick in this week's Quick Reads. How? And was it Brady's best game ever?

89 comments, Last at 19 Nov 2010, 12:17am by AK 48

Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Week 10
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Audibles at the Line: Week 10

This week: How are Matt Millen and Joe Theismann so bad? Should the Browns have kneeled to tie? And why are Sunday night games so boring?

285 comments, Last at 20 May 2011, 5:47am by Jim Bustovsky

Ramblings

FO Interview: Anthony Herrera
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FO Interview: Anthony Herrera

FO's resident offensive lineman has a few questions for Minnesota guard (and Prilosec spokesman) Anthony Herrera.

4 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2010, 2:27pm by Will Allen

Varsity Numbers

VN: FOA 2010 Projections in Review
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VN: FOA 2010 Projections in Review

Bill Connelly looks back at the preseason F/+ projections to see where they went right -- and where they went wrong.

17 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2010, 10:58am by Dennis

Week in Quotes

The Week In Quotes: November 12, 2010
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The Week In Quotes: November 12, 2010

Channing Crowder can't make historical references when he's mad, Eric Mangini sticks it to a couple of exes, Les Miles explains his diet, and more in this week's best quotes.

10 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2010, 1:49am by Shattenjager