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Word Of Muth

Word of Muth: New Team in Town
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Word of Muth: New Team in Town

With the Cardinals struggling, the Cowboys in panic mode, and the Redskins on a bye, Ben Muth takes on a new team -- the Pittsburgh Steelers.

22 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2010, 4:15pm by Tri Shanku

Walkthrough

Walkthrough: Less Than Wes
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Walkthrough: Less Than Wes

Wes Welker's yards-per-catch average is historically low. Is he headed for Larry Centers territory? Plus, Raiders Pistol diagrams, and Jerry Jones against the Amish.

80 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2010, 12:02pm by Shattenjager

7th Day Adventure

SDA: Eyes Back On The Field
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SDA: Eyes Back On The Field

Can the weekend provide enough fun to compensate for the not-so-fun Cameron Newton allegations threatening to put a damper on the season?

18 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2010, 3:57pm by mm

Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Losers are Winners
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Scramble for the Ball: Losers are Winners

Wherein your first-half Loser League champion is crowned, and there is much hand-wringing over fantasy football etiquette.

30 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2013, 11:09pm by decorating

FEI Ratings

FEI: Week 10 Ratings
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FEI: Week 10 Ratings

Top performances from TCU, Arkansas, and LSU are all rewarded in this week's FEI ratings.

Film Room

Cover-3: Redemption Song
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Cover-3: Redemption Song

Last season, Tramon Williams was Admiral Armbar, and Peyton Hillis was just another pigment-challenged fullback. Doug Farrar looks at the actual All-22 Film (Yes!) to find out what a difference a year makes.

36 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2010, 4:00pm by AudacityOfHoops

DVOA Ratings

Week 9 DVOA Ratings
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Week 9 DVOA Ratings

The Giants return to the top of our DVOA ratings after demolishing Seattle, which leads to the important question: Wouldn't it be nice if nobody had to win the NFC West?

162 comments, Last at 12 Nov 2010, 10:09pm by nat

Quick Reads

Week 9 Quick Reads
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Week 9 Quick Reads

This week's Quick Reads reviews the work of freely-available talent at running back in Week 9. Plus: Is Chiefs head coach Todd Haley on crack?

113 comments, Last at 12 Nov 2010, 3:12pm by ChaosOnion

Varsity Numbers

VN: Horned Frogs In the Hour of Chaos
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VN: Horned Frogs In the Hour of Chaos

Bill Connelly takes notice of Saturday's biggest statement win and other happenings in an odd weekend of college football.

12 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2010, 3:31am by Kal

Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Week 9
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Audibles at the Line: Week 9

In which the Patriots get debacled, the Seahawks get super-debacled, and the Cowboys get super extra-debacled with a twist of lemon. Plus: The Jacoby Ford Show.

357 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2010, 10:34pm by BigCheese