Brian Knowles Football Outsiders Staff

Bryan Knowles

Staff Writer
Covering NFL since 2006
Chicago, IL

BRYAN KNOWLES grew up watching Joe Montana and Steve Young ply their trade at quarterback, so he has somewhat overly-inflated expectations of how quarterbacks should perform. This has certainly done him no favors over the past decade or so of watching the San Francisco 49ers. A graduate of UC Davis and San Jose State University, he has opted to eschew all the useful advice those august institutions have supplied him with and become a sportswriter instead. He’s been published at Bleacher Report and Fansided, and currently lives in Chicago with a wife who for some reason puts up with him.

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Sam Darnold Traded to the 2021 All-Keep Choppin' Wood Team

On Sunday, the best of the best go head to head in Los Angeles. While everybody else celebrates that, we celebrate the very worst of the worst on our annual Keep Choppin' Wood team!

NFL Super Bowl February 09, 10:40 am ET
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NFL Super Bowl February 09, 10:40 am ET
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19th Annual Super Bowl Prop Bet Extravaganza!

A tradition like a number of others! Bryan and Andrew try to figure out who will have the most receiving yards and whether Snoop Dogg will light up underneath a badly-drawn picture of an ape.

NFL Super Bowl February 04, 8:28 am ET
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NFL Super Bowl February 04, 8:28 am ET
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Burrow-ing Into The Year of the Fatal Flaw

The NFL's Final Four shouldn't be here. Logic, history, and common sense would say what these teams did last week was impossible. And yet, here are Bryan and Andrew, trying to grapple with reality anyway.

NFL Conference Championship January 26, 9:36 am ET
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NFL Conference Championship January 26, 9:36 am ET
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Chiefs, Cowboys Dominate Staff Playoff Fantasy Draft

Bryan, Andrew, and the rest of the Football Outsiders crew get together for the annual Staff Fantasy Draft! Can you beat them in the Best of the Rest challenge?

NFL Wild Card January 12, 9:02 am ET
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NFL Wild Card January 12, 9:02 am ET
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