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Conference Championship Quick Reads/DVOA Ratings
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Conference Championship Quick Reads/DVOA Ratings

The Patriots stay No. 1 in weighted DVOA but the Eagles move up to No. 2 thanks to the best single game of the last two seasons.

19 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2018, 4:56pm by Hoodie_Sleeves
The Week In Quotes: January 19, 2018
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The Week In Quotes: January 19, 2018

This week: celebration, prognostication, education, penetration, animation, and an unusually high amount of profanity. Oh, and of course: Skol!

1 comment, Last at 20 Jan 2018, 3:59am by Mountain Time ---- formerly Ninjalectual
Divisional Round Quick Reads
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Divisional Round Quick Reads

If this year's playoffs have taught us anything, it's that there is a huge difference between Good Blake Bortles and Bad Blake Bortles, and you can never be sure which will show up in a given week.

50 comments, Last at 18 Jan 2018, 5:33am by t.d.
NFC Divisional Round Playoff Preview 2018
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NFC Divisional Round Playoff Preview 2018

Philadelphia is a historic home underdog, but is that underrating the Eagles defense? Or is it the Atlanta defense that needs more respect given recent improvement? Then: Sunday is the matchup between two great and balanced teams. Can New Orleans win in Minnesota?

11 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2018, 2:14pm by Sid

Wild-Card Quick Reads

Does playoff experience for quarterbacks really matter?

35 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2018, 6:00am by Vincent Verhei
NFC Wild-Card Playoff Preview 2018
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NFC Wild-Card Playoff Preview 2018

On Saturday night, the Rams play the Falcons for just the second time in the last five years. Then on Sunday, the Saints play the Panthers for the 11th time in the past five years.

7 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2018, 4:04pm by jinman
Quick Reads: 2017 in Review
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Quick Reads: 2017 in Review

The statistical stars of 2017 included the usual suspects in New England and Pittsburgh, plus a first-year running back in New Orleans who broke one record and threatened several others.

11 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2018, 2:14pm by bravehoptoad
Week 17 Quick Reads
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Week 17 Quick Reads

The best games of the 2017 season included the best game of Tom Brady's career.

12 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2018, 10:03pm by Arkaein
Week 16 Quick Reads
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Week 16 Quick Reads

Do some quarterbacks really tend to go on streaks more than others, or is it just random statistical fluctuation? Enjoy this one, folks -- it could be the last time C.J. Beathard is relevant in an NFL conversation.

27 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2017, 11:00pm by Will Allen

Week 16 Open Game Discussion

Week 16 brings us a pair of Saturday games -- Colts at Ravens and Vikings at Packers. Major Sunday games include Bills at Patriots, Falcons at Saints, and Seahawks at Cowboys, all with major playoff ramifications, plus Browns at Bears as Cleveland is running out of chances to avoid 0-16. And then we get a pair of games on Christmas Day: Steelers at Texans and Raiders at Eagles. God bless us, everyone.

89 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2017, 4:23pm by milo