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ESPN: Predicting Wild-Card Races
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ESPN: Predicting Wild-Card Races

On ESPN+ a look at each team's odds of winning the wild card and what needs to happen for each team to get into the playoffs. It's looking pretty good for the Seattle Seahawks and Los Angeles Chargers, but the other two wild cards are very up in the air.

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.

ESPN: Midseason Top 25 Prospects
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ESPN: Midseason Top 25 Prospects

It's time for our semiannual list of Top 25 Prospects: lower-round and undrafted players who we think can make an impact in the next few seasons. This midseason list is led by Maurice Hurst of the Raiders and also includes the likes of Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Phillp Lindsay along with two Houston Texans in the top five.

ESPN: Playoff Bets to Make Right Now
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ESPN: Playoff Bets to Make Right Now

A new column for ESPN+ Chalk with a review of teams where that Football Outsiders odds show value compared to consensus Las Vegas odds. Teams highlighted include Washington, Kansas City, and Chicago.

ESPN: Playoff Odds After Week 9
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ESPN: Playoff Odds After Week 9

On ESPN+, we look at our updated playoff odds for all 32 teams, with breakdowns including: why our numbers love the Chiefs so much, where Cincinnati may decline in the second half of the season, and why Washington's offensive line injuries may not stop them from winning the NFC East.

ESPN: Most Misleading QB Stats of 2018
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ESPN: Most Misleading QB Stats of 2018

Looking at surface stats can be misleading, as is the case with Eli Manning, Andrew Luck, and other quarterbacks this season. Plus, how will the second half play out for each?

ESPN: Worst Offense Ever?
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ESPN: Worst Offense Ever?

A look at the 2018 Buffalo Bills and the ten worst offenses ever by DVOA. The Bills are on pace to pass them all.

ESPN: Playoff Odds for Struggling NFC Contenders
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ESPN: Playoff Odds for Struggling NFC Contenders

Football Outsiders' preseason projections had eight of the top 12 teams coming out of the NFC. Yet six of those teams are now 3-2-1 or worse. What are their chances for rebounding and getting into the postseason? You may be surprised by the relative odds for Green Bay and Minnesota in particular.

ESPN: Ranking NFL's Most Improved Offenses
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ESPN: Ranking NFL's Most Improved Offenses

Here's a look at the six teams with the biggest year-over-year improvement on offensive DVOA so far, led by the Los Angeles Rams and Denver Broncos. Wait, the Denver Broncos? Actually, yes, powered by a league-best running game.

ESPN: Best Value Against Vegas Odds
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ESPN: Best Value Against Vegas Odds

At ESPN+ Chalk, here's a look at which teams are offering strong value when compared to Vegas odds, according to Football Outsiders' playoff odds simulations.