Our annual look at defensive personnel asks where the Patriots' base defense was, if Matt Milano and the Bills will ever stop playing nickel, and if the Packers can spare a dime.
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Our annual look at offensive personnel asks if the league has reached a three-receiver equilibrium, and looks at the few teams that still use fullbacks, including the Minnesota Vikings and C.J. Ham.
After years of the top of the receiving plus-minus rankings being dominated by high-volume short-yardage players, Stefon Diggs throws us back to 2014.
For over a decade, the passing plus-minus and CPOE rankings were an opportunity to wax poetic about Drew Brees. With Brees retired, can anyone claim his mantle?
For the second straight season, a rookie tops our annual YAC+ rankings—though it's not the one you may have expected.
Tony Dungy oversaw some great defenses in Tampa Bay and some great offenses in Indianapolis. Can anyone from the "wrong" team infiltrate his all-time starting lineup?
Our Anti-Dynasty rankings conclude with arson, paper bags, high schoolers in disguise, and the worst football teams of all time.
The anti-dynasty project reaches its penultimate stage, looking at the mess Urban Meyer and Trevor Lawrence have inherited, doubling down on Patriots schadenfreude, dancing the Pennsylvania Polka, and trying to figure out just who are the Anti-Seahawks.
Our anti-dynasty rankings continue! We weigh in on the battle of terrible Houston teams, the worst owner in NFL history, the most fun team ever, and the 1968 version of Kendall Hinton.
Our anti-dynasty rankings continue! Come learn about the worst coach in Jets history (no, not that one), players shunning the NFL for other leagues, the St. Louis relocation blues, and the 1920s NFL Barry Horowitzes.