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07 Sep 2017, 02:07am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 1 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite matchups for DFS in Week 1 include Cam Newton, Todd Gurley, Amari Cooper, and Zach Ertz. We're also taking a walk on the wild side with Jared Goff against an Indianapolis defense that had 2016's worst pass rush and will not have Vontae Davis available on Sunday.

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05 Sep 2017, 11:43am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Weakest Depth at Each Position Group

Every NFL team would falter if the starting quarterback was injured. But which teams are most vulnerable if they suffer serious injuries at the other spots?

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28 Aug 2017, 11:18pm by Scott Kacsmar

Detroit Makes Matthew Stafford the Highest-Paid Player

Another quarterback signs up to be the highest-paid player in NFL history. This time it's Matthew Stafford.

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123 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2017, 5:28pm by Eddo

28 Aug 2017, 03:08pm by Scott Kacsmar

What Keeps a Great QB Out of the Playoffs?

Behind Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, the Patriots and Packers can tie the NFL record for consecutive postseasons with nine. What usually keeps a great quarterback out of the playoffs? Has the NFL made it easier for the best to keep making the tournament?

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50 comments, Last at 03 Sep 2017, 11:41am by dmstorm22

26 Aug 2017, 10:38am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Breaking Down 2016 QB Stats

What we've got here is a week-long series of stat breakdowns at ESPN Insider, looking at how quarterbacks did in 2016. We'll be adding a new list each day this week. (Click to read more.)

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1 comment, Last at 26 Aug 2017, 11:26am by Happy Fun Paul

24 Aug 2017, 08:22pm by Scott Kacsmar

SITE NEWS: FO Seeks Intern for Injury Database

We are looking for an intern to handle the NFC for the injury database this year. (Click to read more.)

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14 Aug 2017, 05:44pm by Scott Kacsmar

DVOA by Routes: Defenses

Our final part to the 2016 pass route study focuses on defenses. Which routes have the best trade-off between throwing touchdowns and limiting interceptions? We also offer some thoughts on the evolution and future of advanced stats analysis.

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3 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2017, 8:08am by princemoga

10 Aug 2017, 03:27pm by Scott Kacsmar

DVOA by Routes: Quarterbacks

Part II of our route study looks at 2016 quarterbacks. Who threw the deepest digs and the shortest curl routes? Who was crazy enough to throw 42 go routes and 28 fades? We finally have data to answer these questions.

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30 comments, Last at 14 Aug 2017, 1:31pm by ramirez

08 Aug 2017, 01:04pm by Scott Kacsmar

DVOA by Routes: Receivers

Our first part of a study on DVOA by route types focuses on receivers. Which players were the most valuable on digs, slants, curls, and nine other routes? Also: is the WR screen bad for offense? And is Tavon Austin good at anything?

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16 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2017, 3:02pm by jtr

07 Aug 2017, 11:38am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Ranking Under-25 Talent for All 32 Teams

Here's our annual feature at ESPN Insider ranking all 32 teams by talent under the age of 25. The one-two punch of Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott has Dallas at the No. 1 spot, with strong placement also for the Giants, Bucs, and Titans. Arizona, Baltimore, and Denver are at the bottom.

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