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EdjSports' Fourth-Down Report: Super Bowl LIII
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EdjSports' Fourth-Down Report: Super Bowl LIII

Super Bowl LIII was a great game if you like punting. Not so great if you like aggressive coaching that agrees with analytical models. (Click to read more.)

6 comments, Last at 07 Feb 2019, 4:27pm by PirateFreedom

Award Winners Named at NFL Honors

The NFL Honors presentation will be airing later tonight on tape delay, but if you just can't wait, here are the winners of the major awards:

7 comments, Last at 04 Feb 2019, 10:13am by Mr Shush

NFL Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Class

While the NFL Network was showing a game of Pictionary, the NFL's website announced the Hall of Fame's Class of 2019. Your new enshrinees:

33 comments, Last at 11 Feb 2019, 5:59am by Mr Shush

The Secret To The Rams Blocking Success

As you may have heard, the L.A. Rams had 5.49 adjusted line yards per carry this season, the most for any offense we have ever recorded. Josh Hermsmeyer, however, thinks that says less about the Rams' offensive line and more about the coaching abilities of Sean McVay.

9 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2019, 10:30pm by dank067
Rob Weintraub's All-NFC North Team
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Rob Weintraub's All-NFC North Team

Continuing our series, Rob Weintraub chooses an all-star team for each of the eight NFL divisions. This is our chance to recognize some lesser players who had good seasons but not enough to make the larger Pro Bowl roster.

4 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2019, 4:54pm by jinman

SITE NEWS: Super Bowl Pregame Stream

Check out links to the first-ever Football Outsiders/EdjSports Super Bowl pregame show live stream! (Click for links.)

New England's Front Office Strategy: Mid-Level Veteran Contracts

Justis Mosqueda of Optimum Scouting looked at New England's roster and finds they have invested heavily in what he calls mid-level veterans -- players with at least five years of experience with cap hits ranging from $1 million to $6 million per season. The Patriots have 19 such players, most of any playoff team, nearly double the average of the 12 teams in the postseason, and nearly four times as many as their opponents in the Super Bowl, the L.A. Rams.

5 comments, Last at 03 Feb 2019, 3:02am by Alternator
Rob Weintraub's All-NFC East Team
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Rob Weintraub's All-NFC East Team

Continuing our series, Rob Weintraub chooses an all-star team for each of the eight NFL divisions. This is our chance to recognize some lesser players who had good seasons but not enough to make the larger Pro Bowl roster.

Rob Weintraub's All-NFC West Team
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Rob Weintraub's All-NFC West Team

Continuing our series, Rob Weintraub chooses an all-star team for each of the eight NFL divisions. This is our chance to recognize some lesser players who had good seasons but not enough to make the larger Pro Bowl roster.

2 comments, Last at 28 Jan 2019, 8:26am by Theo
Rob Weintraub's All-NFC South Team
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Rob Weintraub's All-NFC South Team

Continuing our series, Rob Weintraub chooses an all-star team for each of the eight NFL divisions. This is our chance to recognize some lesser players who had good seasons but not enough to make the larger Pro Bowl roster.