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ESPN: Week 11 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite DFS matchups include Alex Smith, Kenyan Drake, A.J. Green, and Jared Cook.

Clutch Encounters: Week 10
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Clutch Encounters: Week 10

Blake Bortles threw two picks after the two-minute warning with his team trailing, and Jacksonville still won the game. Did someone say Chargers BINGO? Also: Steelers squeak by in a small game plus "30 for 30" for Big Ben and Matthew Stafford.

12 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2017, 10:39am by nat

ESPN: Week 10 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 10 DFS matchups include Jared Goff, Jordan Howard, Robby Anderson, and Eric Ebron. We're also trusting Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown to deliver again in Indianapolis.

Clutch Encounters: Week 9
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Clutch Encounters: Week 9

In a week low on drama, Seattle and Washington had plenty. Should Doug Baldwin have scored his touchdown? Also: Atlanta drops another one, savagery in Houston, and The Overachievers Bowl between Oakland and Miami.

FiveThirtyEight: NFL Teams Are More Consistent Now

At FiveThirtyEight, Scott Kacsmar writes how DVOA variance was at an all-time low in 2016, and how 2017 is shaping up to continue the trend.

15 comments, Last at 10 Feb 2018, 3:28am by ninest123

ESPN: Week 9 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 9 DFS matchups include Jay Cutler, Adrian Peterson, Devin Funchess, and Delanie Walker.

Clutch Encounters: Week 8
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Clutch Encounters: Week 8

Houston and Seattle put on a classic shootout. Deshaun Watson is getting used to high-scoring losses. Also: Atlanta avoids an AFC East sweep, the Colts trigger a SICO, Detroit's magic beans disappear in the red zone, and the Patriots survive another close one.

9 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2017, 2:13pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 8 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 8 DFS matchups include Andy Dalton (with A.J. Green), Jay Ajayi, Keenan Allen, and Jordan Reed.

2 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2017, 7:13am by fileorgin
Clutch Encounters: Week 7
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Clutch Encounters: Week 7

Miami pulls off the biggest fourth-quarter comeback of 2017. What is Adam Gase's secret? Also: a unique win for Buffalo, Cleveland's first near-win, and shades of the Fail Mary in New York.

3 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2017, 1:38pm by LyleNM
Clutch Encounters: KC-OAK
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Clutch Encounters: KC-OAK

Multiple untimed downs. A star player ejected. Another long deflected touchdown in a Kansas City game. The awesome Pylon Cam. Thursday night's game had a little bit of everything, and a lot of crow served up by presumed FO reader Amari Cooper.

20 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2017, 7:09pm by ClavisRa