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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 Upset Watch: Giants-49ers
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ESPN Upset Watch: Giants-49ers

It's not a week of close games, as every line in the NFL this week is three points or more. Our Upset Watch pick looks at Monday Night Football, where expectations for Nick Mullens seem a bit too high based on just one game. Cover Watch analyzes Cincinnati hosting New Orleans.

ESPN Upset Watch: Steelers-Ravens
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ESPN Upset Watch: Steelers-Ravens

This week's ESPN Upset Watch looks at the close Baltimore-Pittsburgh rivalry, where the road team is 11-8 over the last 19 games. Tight ends could be key for both teams in this matchup, while the running game is likely to be bottled up on both sides. Cover Watch analyzes Green Bay at New England.

2 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2018, 7:21pm by jonnyblazin
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 Upset Watch: Seahawks-Lions
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ESPN Upset Watch: Seahawks-Lions

In this week's Upset Watch: Pass pressure will be key to Seattle's chances against Detroit. You can also expect to see a lot of rushing yardage, from both sides. Cover Watch looks at Miami, where Brock Osweiler has not been the problem.

1 comment, Last at 27 Oct 2018, 7:58pm by LionInAZ
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 Upset Watch: Jets-Vikings
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ESPN Upset Watch: Jets-Vikings

This week's ESPN Upset Watch looks at how the Jets can use their improved defense to take down the Minnesota Vikings at home. Cover Watch looks at the Giants and Falcons on Monday Night Football.

3 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2018, 12:11am by JoeyHarringtonReigns
ESPN Upset Watch: Chiefs-Patriots
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ESPN Upset Watch: Chiefs-Patriots

This week's ESPN+ Upset Watch looks at how the Chiefs can beat the Patriots: Patrick Mahomes needs to perform under pressure and the Chiefs have to figure out how to improve their run defense. Cover Watch looks at Arizona at Minnesota.

26 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2018, 11:08am by dryheat
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.