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18 Jul 2017, 12:14pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: FOA/KUBIAK Discussion Boards

Apologies: Readers have been unable to post to our discussion forums for 2017 KUBIAK projections and Football Outsiders Almanac 2017. We've fixed the issues and you should now be able to post to discuss with other readers or ask questions.

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17 Jul 2017, 12:55pm by Tom Gower

Panthers Fire GM Dave Gettleman

The Carolina Panthers today announced general manager Dave Gettleman had been relieved of his duties. Owner Jerry Richardson statement, courtesy of the team, offered no real explanation for the move, but did not the timing was not ideal. Like Kansas City last month, Carolina also lost their most obvious internal GM candidate to another team earlier this offseason, as Brandon Beane is now in Buffalo.

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37 comments, Last at 20 Jul 2017, 11:09pm by jackiel

13 Jul 2017, 03:35pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: 2017 KUBIAK Projections Now Available!

News on the 2017 KUBIAK fantasy football projections and other 2017 FO products! (Click to read more.)

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07 Jul 2017, 01:24pm by Aaron Schatz

GM Genius: Teaching Critical Thinking with Fantasy Football

PSA: The How I Decide Foundation, an educational nonprofit focused on youth decision-making, is launching GM Genius, a national college scholarship competition and learning platform based on fantasy football for the 2017 NFL season. Leveraging the tremendous popularity of fantasy football among teens, the competition includes animated videos that teach key decision-making and critical thinking concepts. Students ages 13 to 19 can compete to win $25,000 in college scholarships, weekly prizes, and matching grants for their schools. To learn more or to sign up, go to www.gmgenius.com.

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06 Jul 2017, 06:38pm by Vincent Verhei

Ranking the NFL's Best Schemes

Our old pal Doug Farrar has a pair of pieces up at Bleacher Report looking at some of the best schemes in the NFL.

Starting on offense, Farrar looks at what teams like Pittsburgh, Buffalo, and Dallas do so effectively on the ground, as well as the passing attacks of New England and Washington. He also praises what Kyle Shanahan's teams do before the snap, and how Seattle can be dangerous even when everything goes wrong.

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4 comments, Last at 17 Jul 2017, 11:35am by Tomlin_Is_Infallible

06 Jul 2017, 06:22pm by Vincent Verhei

Football's Silent Killer

FO alumnus Mike Tanier, now with Bleacher Report, has taken a hard look at the sickle cell trait that can make football so very dangerous, what teams are doing to manage it, and why players at the lowest levels of football are at more risk.

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5 comments, Last at 12 Jul 2017, 8:14am by Theo

30 Jun 2017, 11:25pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: Important Message About FO Premium Subscriptions for 2017

An important message about the status of the various FO Premium products in 2017. (Click to read more.)

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24 Jun 2017, 03:36pm by Aaron Schatz

Oral History of NFL Europe

You may miss this on the ESPN website, but here's a really fun oral history of NFL Europe, ten years after it played it's last game. Some discussion of just how weird it was trying to put on American football games overseas, how excited the fans got, and what it did for young players looking to get game reps.

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5 comments, Last at 29 Jun 2017, 4:19pm by Theo

22 Jun 2017, 05:14pm by Scott Kacsmar

Chiefs Extend Andy Reid, But Part Ways with GM John Dorsey

The Chiefs have extended Andy Reid's contract and parted ways with John Dorsey.

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8 comments, Last at 26 Jun 2017, 9:26am by barf

22 Jun 2017, 11:55am by Aaron Schatz

Derek Carr Signs Five-Year, $125 Million Extension

The best-paid player in the NFL is never the best player in the NFL. It's the good quarterback who most recently needed a new contract. That's now Derek Carr of the Oakland Raiders, who has signed a five-year, $125 million extension. We have a lot of arguments around here about how good Carr is. But it's hard to argue with the idea that Derek Carr is an above-average NFL starting quarterback, even if you think he's 14th or 15th instead of an MVP candidate. (Click to read more.)

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20 comments, Last at 23 Jun 2017, 4:33pm by coboney