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Week 16 Quick Reads
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Week 16 Quick Reads

Our look at the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 16 starts with the NFL's all-time leading passer guiding the Saints to the NFC's top seed.

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Week 16 Open Game Discussion
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Week 16 Open Game Discussion

After a nice, relaxing, football-free Thursday, the NFL returns on Saturday with a pair of games featuring playoff-contending teams: Washington (7-7) at Tennessee (8-6) and Baltimore (8-6) at the Chargers (11-3). Big games on Sunday include Houston (10-4) at Philadelphia (7-7), Pittsburgh (8-5-1) at New Orleans (12-2), and Kansas City (11-3) at Seattle (8-6). And then on Christmas Eve there's a game between Denver and Oakland that nobody is going to watch. Use this thread to discuss them all!

58 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2018, 11:41pm by BJR
Week 15 Quick Reads
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Week 15 Quick Reads

Nick Mullens climbs to the top of the quarterback heap this week -- or, more accurately, the quarterback heap falls behind Nick Mullens. We try to find another week so devoid of passing stars, and also look over the best runners and receivers of Week 15.

34 comments, Last at 20 Dec 2018, 2:53pm by Steve in WI
Week 14 Quick Reads
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Week 14 Quick Reads

A lot of crazy things happened this week. A quarterback had a great day rushing (again) and a bad day passing (again). One running back had a fantastic day rushing; another had a terrible day receiving. And a wide receiver had the worst game we've ever measured. All this, plus the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 14.

36 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2018, 6:03pm by Eddo
Week 13 Quick Reads
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Week 13 Quick Reads

Dak Prescott's performance against New Orleans this week was the latest example of something that has become routine in the NFL this season: quarterbacks finishing with more sacks than incompletions. Why are signal-callers suddenly going down so frequently? Plus, the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 13.

69 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2018, 1:31pm by ammek
Week 13 Open Game Discussion
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Week 13 Open Game Discussion

Week 13 kicks off with a doozy, as Drew Brees and the 10-1 Saints visit the 6-5 Cowboys. Other key games this weekend include 6-4-1 Minnesota at 8-3 New England, the 8-3 Chargers at the 7-3-1 Steelers on Sunday night, and a big divisional matchup on Monday night between 6-5 Washington and 5-6 Philadelphia (hey, somebody has to win the NFC East). Use this thread to discuss them all.

209 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2018, 3:44am by xydux
ESPN: Predicting NFL Players to Finish Strong Based on Schedule
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ESPN: Predicting NFL Players to Finish Strong Based on Schedule

Here's a look at which players have had the hardest and easiest schedules so far this year, based on DYAR vs. YAR. It could be a guide to which players will perform better in the final month of the season.

Week 12 Quick Reads
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Week 12 Quick Reads

Philip Rivers' performance against Arizona on Sunday was nearly perfect -- and at the same time, it was nothing special. We explain, and list the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 12.

51 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2018, 7:31pm by Joseph
Week 12 Open Game Discussion
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Week 12 Open Game Discussion

With the Thanksgiving games over and done with, we can focus on the other big games of Week 12. Among those with major playoff implications are Seattle (5-5) at Carolina (6-4), Miami (5-5) at Indianapolis (5-5), Green Bay (4-5-1) at Minnesota (5-4-1) on Sunday night, and the Monday night game between Tennessee (5-5) and Houston (7-3). Use this thread to discuss them all.

113 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2018, 1:04pm by Lost Ti-Cats Fan
Thanksgiving Open Game Discussion
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Thanksgiving Open Game Discussion

The Thanksgiving holiday brings us a trio of NFC playoff heavyweights doing battle with division rivals. It starts with Chicago traveling to Detroit to face the Lions, continues with Washington going to Dallas to play the Cowboys, and ends with New Orleans welcoming Atlanta to the Superdome. Use this thread to discuss them all.

109 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2018, 9:25pm by Lost Ti-Cats Fan