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FEI Ratings

FEI: Three And Out
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FEI: Three And Out

A new team takes command of the FEI No. 1 spot, and Brian Fremeau breaks down situational offensive drive statistics.

15 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2010, 8:42pm by TN

Film Room

Cover-2: Simple Lessons
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Cover-2: Simple Lessons

This week, Doug Farrar analyzes the Michael Vick decision from a playbook perspective with help from a good friend, and reviews how Ndamukong Suh is making the big leap to the NFL.

61 comments, Last at 04 Oct 2010, 4:15am by ThomasL

DVOA Ratings

Week 2 DVOA Ratings
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Week 2 DVOA Ratings

This year, no team stands out as superlative after starting the season with two big wins, but Clay Matthews and the Green Bay Packers come closest.

108 comments, Last at 26 Sep 2010, 12:41pm by Eddo

Quick Reads

Week 2 Quick Reads
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Week 2 Quick Reads

Big weeks for Kyle Orton, Jason Snelling, and Jahvid Best. Plus, Bill looks at quick QB hooks and asks: What do coaches know now that they didn't know two weeks ago?

164 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2010, 9:14pm by fdsfsd

Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Week 2
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Audibles at the Line: Week 2

Brett Favre does what Brett Favre does. Graham Gano gets iced. The Sanchize has his revenge. The FO crew bears witness to it all.

178 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2010, 9:26pm by southpaw2

Varsity Numbers

VN: Quandaries and Rivalries
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VN: Quandaries and Rivalries

In this week's Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly addresses the FCS question, ponders early-season rankings, and explores the best of letdown songs.

26 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2010, 3:34pm by Bill Connelly

Week in Quotes

This Week In Quotes: September 17, 2010
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This Week In Quotes: September 17, 2010

The secret to Wade Phillips' diet, the league's dirtiest player dubs his successor, Lil Wayne's favorite player is revealed, and more in this week's best quotes.

49 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2010, 11:19pm by Jon Silverberg

7th Day Adventure

SDA: The Unfriendly Road
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SDA: The Unfriendly Road

This week's SDA features a successful podcast (for once) and previews a week full of interesting road trips.

12 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2010, 2:46pm by glkatz81

Word Of Muth

Word of Muth: Trent Williams' Debut
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Word of Muth: Trent Williams' Debut

The first regular edition of Word of Muth focuses on Washington's first drive against Dallas. Plus: Whose fault was the Alex Barron holding call, really?

59 comments, Last at 29 Sep 2010, 2:55pm by Bethell

Walkthrough

Walkthrough: Say it Ain't Oh's
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Walkthrough: Say it Ain't Oh's

It's the official Ochocinco cereal taste test! Will Mike Tanier's children survive? Plus, life without Vincent Jackson in San Diego.

49 comments, Last at 30 Sep 2010, 12:19pm by kbp