SCOTT SPRATT got into analytics through his baseball work for Sports Info Solutions and writing for ESPN and FanGraphs, but he loves football analytics because of the intricacies of the sport. He is a Sloan Analytics Research Paper Competition and Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner and was a 2018 finalist for FSWA Football Writer of the Year for his writing for Pro Football Focus. He is an elusive native Charlottean and has the Jimmy Clausen-given scars to prove it.
The AP has unanimously named Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson the NFL's Most Valuable Player. Jackson joins Tom Brady from 2010 as one of just two players to sweep all 50 AP votes for the award. Jackson threw for 36 touchdowns against just six interceptions this season and ran for a positional
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Scott Spratt gives his favorite and least favorite DFS options for the Super Bowl based on the venue and weather in Miami and the defensive strengths and weaknesses of the Chiefs and 49ers. (Click for audio link.)
The Chiefs have reached the AFC Championship Game for the second consecutive season. The Titans are here for the first time since 2002. Can Derrick Henry's incredible playoff performance continue? And is there any way Tennessee can slow down Patrick Mahomes?
The Seahawks avoided the fourth blowout of the divisional round with a furious second half comeback against the Packers. But thanks to bad pass protection and a critical bad strategic decision, their one-score magic finally ran out.
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The divisional round reintroduces the Ravens and Chiefs to the AFC playoff picture. And while their regular-season success and Vegas spreads make them the overwhelming favorites to face each other in the AFC Championship Game, the Titans have a running back and the Texans have a quarterback who could easily play spoiler.
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