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Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Cheesecake
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Scramble for the Ball: Cheesecake

Your Scramble writers make their return to insanity. Fantasy football, the Loser League, commercials and the rest -- it's all back.

44 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2010, 9:44pm by Shattenjager

FEI Ratings

FEI: Almost Every Game Counts
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FEI: Almost Every Game Counts

There have been more than a few dramatic FCS victories this season. Brian Fremeau explains why FEI doesn't include those results, for better or for worse.

39 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2010, 3:39pm by NON AQ fan

Film Room

Cover-3: Voices Carry
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Cover-3: Voices Carry

This week, Cover-3 gets on the phone and talks to key architects of the Texans' new running game, Seattle's multiple fronts, and Chris Johnson's road to 2,500.

28 comments, Last at 17 Sep 2010, 11:55am by Jimmy

DVOA Ratings

Week 1 DVOA Ratings
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Week 1 DVOA Ratings

The initial DVOA ratings of 2010 smile upon the Seahawks, Giants, and Patriots, but Dallas fans may want to stab their own eyeballs.

190 comments, Last at 17 Sep 2010, 2:20pm by Jeff Fogle

Quick Reads

Week 1 Quick Reads
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Week 1 Quick Reads

Quick Reads returns with a valuable lesson: Peyton Manning can't actually win games all by himself. Plus: Why Matt Forte's standard stats were misleading, but Arian Foster's were not.

84 comments, Last at 16 Sep 2010, 3:04pm by kbukie

Under The Cap

Under The Cap: The Revis Precedent
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Under The Cap: The Revis Precedent

The Jets were able to get a new deal done for Darrelle Revis, but what will it cost them in future negotiations?

34 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2010, 4:05am by wholesale sunglasses

Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Week 1
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Audibles at the Line: Week 1

National Jump to Conclusions Week became National Second-Guess Week, as coaches and players presented the FO staff with downright absurd decisions. Plus: Albert Haynesworth diagrams!

192 comments, Last at 16 Sep 2010, 2:31pm by Mr Shush

Varsity Numbers

VN: Cheers to Great and Terrible Football
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VN: Cheers to Great and Terrible Football

In this week's Varsity Numbers, Bill Connelly takes a look at some befuddling Gators, celebrates awful football, and pines for 13 more weekends just like the last one.

23 comments, Last at 12 Sep 2010, 8:48pm by smose

Week in Quotes

This Week In Quotes: September 10, 2010
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This Week In Quotes: September 10, 2010

Ray Lewis has choice words for the Jets, Derrick Dooley's top priority at Tennessee has been shower discipline, and more in this week's best quotes.

26 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2010, 9:10pm by tuluse

7th Day Adventure

SDA: Monster Weekend Ahead
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SDA: Monster Weekend Ahead

This week's SDA covers national title rematches, shots at redemption, and the greatest lost podcast ever.

11 comments, Last at 12 Sep 2010, 11:18am by zlionsfan