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The Saints, the Draft, and the Winner's Curse
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The Saints, the Draft, and the Winner's Curse

As guest columnist Chris Bouton explains, the New Orleans Saints have spent years trading up in the draft for players like Mark Ingram -- which is why their current roster is such a mess.

9 comments, Last at 08 May 2015, 7:00am by Sadquotes
Are Teams Faking Injuries? Part II
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Are Teams Faking Injuries? Part II

Guest columnist Jared Cohen's research shows that Philadelphia may not be the only offense that sees an unusually high rate of opposing injuries.

25 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2015, 2:34pm by Bobman
Are Teams Faking Injuries? Part I
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Are Teams Faking Injuries? Part I

Guest columnist Jared Cohen explores whether teams are faking injuries to slow down high-tempo offenses like the Eagles.

24 comments, Last at 08 Apr 2015, 8:50am by armchair journeyman quarterback
2013 Run Defense by Number of Backs
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2013 Run Defense by Number of Backs

For a team that was winning often, the Seahawks sure faced a lot of multiple-back running plays.

Let Me Check My Schedule
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Let Me Check My Schedule

Kenneth Arthur looks at how DVOA and strength of schedule play with each other, especially in regards to Super Bowl possibilities.

25 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2014, 4:52pm by kicorse
2013 Rushing Success by Number of Backs
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2013 Rushing Success by Number of Backs

The Eagles led the way out of singleback sets in 2013, while the 49ers struggled in their customary multiple-back sets.

1 comment, Last at 02 Jul 2014, 12:32pm by Pen
Classic Pocket Passers Versus Mobile Quarterbacks
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Classic Pocket Passers Versus Mobile Quarterbacks

A guest column by Gregor Bozic visualizes spatial data on Peyton Manning, Russell Wilson, and Colin Kaepernick in the playoffs.

56 comments, Last at 27 Jun 2014, 10:21pm by theslothook
2014 NFL Draft Report Card Report
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2014 NFL Draft Report Card Report

It's time for our annual look at where draftniks agree and disagree in their evaluations of draft day. The Rams lead the way with their extra first-round pick from the RG3 trade.

62 comments, Last at 17 May 2014, 10:37pm by LionInAZ
Playmaker Score 2014
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Playmaker Score 2014

We unveil a new, more accurate version of our Playmaker Score wide receiver projection system. It sure loves this year's deep class, but the order of first-rounders is a bit of a surprise.

24 comments, Last at 28 Mar 2017, 3:44am by Mr Skinner
The Contract Year Phenomenon Revisited
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The Contract Year Phenomenon Revisited

Is there any evidence of a contract year effect? Ben Singer builds on his old analysis with some new tools.

8 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2014, 12:59am by LionInAZ