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A tradition like a number of others! Bryan and Andrew return to figure out whether Tyreek Hill or Travis Kelce will have a better day, if the Buccaneers can resist the urge to punt on fourth-and-short, and whether The Weeknd will be joined by a holographic Michael Jackson.
In one half of the continent, the old gods of the quarterback pantheon remain venerated. In the other, a new faith militant emerges. With one eye on the future, Bryan and Andrew offer praise to those to whom praise is due.
Patrick Mahomes is shooting for his second straight Super Bowl title. The biggest remaining Cinderella, Cleveland, will be standing in his way. On the other side of the bracket, Baltimore and Buffalo present a excellent matchup of two well-rounded teams that have peaked in recent weeks.
The Browns, Bills, and Buccaneers all broke decade-long playoff winless streaks in the wild-card round. Bryan and Andrew try to decide which one has the rosiest future, and which team might be the next Detroit Lions.
We've got two teams where the fan bases are hungry for some kind of postseason victory after many years in the wilderness. We've got two aging quarterbacks from the Class of 2004, trying to make one last run at Super Bowl glory. And we've got the closest matchup of the wild-card round, a rematch of both a regular-season game and a big upset from last year's playoffs.
Bryan, Andrew and the rest of the Football Outsiders crew get together for the annual Staff Fantasy Draft! The Saints and Buccaneers are mostly gone, while the Bears and Football Team are mostly left on the shelf. Can you beat them in the Best of the Rest challenge?
In their favorite Scramble tradition, Bryan and Andrew provide exit passes for superstars stuck on losing teams, giving 18 lucky players the chance to play some January football.
The truncated 2020 offseason made it difficult for rookies to quickly get into the swing of things. The 2020 Scramble All-Rookie Team celebrates those who made the best out of this strange year.