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ESPN: NFL's Top 10 Defenses

For ESPN Insider, here's a look at the top 10 defenses of the year by DVOA. I break down some of the strengths and weakneses for each, and look at certain trends that might indicate continued success -- or regression to the mean.

ESPN: Week 8 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 8 DFS matchups include Andy Dalton (with A.J. Green), Jay Ajayi, Keenan Allen, and Jordan Reed.

ESPN: Playoff Chances for Struggling Contenders

Our latest ESPN Insider feature looks at some struggling contenders: what's gone wrong, and what are the chances those teams can rebound and make a playoff run? Regression hit Oakland harder than expected, and it hit the Tampa Bay defense just like we expected. What's happened to Dallas is a little harder to understand.

ESPN: Week 7 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 7 DFS matchups include Marcus Mariota, Melvin Gordon, Pierre Garcon, and Kyle Rudolph. We're also willing to give Brett Hundley a chance in tournaments.

ESPN: NFL's Five Most Improved Offenses

For ESPN Insider, we looked at the five offenses that have made the biggest improvements in DVOA since last season, and whether or not they will sustain their success for the rest of 2017.

ESPN: Week 6 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 6 DFS matchups include Deshaun Watson (stacked with Will Fuller), Ameer Abdullah, David Njoku, and we're cautiously looking at Amari Cooper as a value pick.

ESPN: College Football Teams That Could Rebound From Early Loss

Last year, Penn State and USC each lost two games in September and still played well enough over the rest of the season to meet in the Rose Bowl. Which teams this year have lost early but could rebound to appear in a major bowl or even the College Football Playoff?

ESPN: Week 5 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 5 DFS matchups include Jameis Winston, Jay Ajayi, Tyreek Hill, and Hunter Henry.

ESPN: College Teams Most Likely to Go Undefeated

About two months of games remain before we start talking about conference championships and bowl bids, and only two teams project with a better than 50 percent chance of staying undefeated: Alabama and San Diego State. Love that easy Mountain West schedule!

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ESPN: Playoff Odds After Week 4

Here's a closer look at the FO playoff odds on ESPN Insider, with notes on how they've shifted and why certain teams have defied expectations.