Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

12 Jan 2018, 03:25pm by Vincent Verhei

NFC Divisional Round Playoff Preview 2018

Philadelphia is a historic home underdog, but is that underrating the Eagles defense? Or is it the Atlanta defense that needs more respect given recent improvement? Then: Sunday is the matchup between two great and balanced teams. Can New Orleans win in Minnesota?

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11 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2018, 2:14pm by Sid

12 Jan 2018, 12:18pm by Scott Kacsmar

AFC Divisional Round Playoff Preview 2018

On Saturday night, Marcus Mariota and the Titans become the latest team to seek an upset in Foxborough. Sunday morning, Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers look to avenge their worst loss of the season.

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27 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2018, 1:56pm by JMM

12 Jan 2018, 11:43am by Cale Clinton

The Week In Quotes: January 12, 2018

This week: expectations for bad teams; where teams go when they get knocked out of the playoffs; and bad quarterbacks discuss other bad quarterbacks.

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4 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2018, 11:42pm by BaronFoobarstein

12 Jan 2018, 10:30am by Ben Muth

Word of Muth: Victory Formation

Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram failed to post their usual stellar numbers, but Ben Muth still likes what he saw from New Orleans in their win against Carolina.

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7 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2018, 7:46pm by Will Allen

11 Jan 2018, 06:08pm by Charles McDonald

Film Room: Falcons Defense

In 2016, it was Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, and the offense that carried the Falcons on a playoff run. Charles McDonald shows how the defense has done a lot more of the heavy lifting in the second half of the 2017 season.

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3 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2018, 11:49am by brenthutto

10 Jan 2018, 06:32pm by Brian Fremeau

FEI Final Ratings

Another year, another Alabama championship. Is it a good thing for the sport of college football that one program is so dominant over its competition?

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10 Jan 2018, 11:35am by Bryan Knowles and Andrew Potter

Scramble for the Ball: Over/Under Review

Andrew and Bryan travel back to a simpler time, when Indianapolis, Green Bay, and Arizona had healthy starting quarterbacks. A time known as ... August.

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25 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2018, 2:20pm by Will Allen

08 Jan 2018, 05:50pm by Rivers McCown

Any Given Sunday: Falcons Over Rams

When All-Pro returners go wrong and streaky passing offenses come up short, there's an upset brewing.

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4 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2018, 8:14am by wiesengrund

08 Jan 2018, 04:02pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Wild Card

The latest Kansas City playoff loss at home ("The Forward Progress Game") is the worst yet. Also: Sean Payton brings us back to fourth-and-2 memories, and a Nathan Peterman interception ends Buffalo's season.

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29 comments, Last at 10 Jan 2018, 10:15pm by eagle97a

08 Jan 2018, 02:05pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 18 DVOA Ratings

Our first playoff DVOA ratings don't show much difference from the final regular-season ratings, with the Patriots and Saints leading in weighted DVOA and a surprisingly large gap between Philadelphia and Atlanta.

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43 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2018, 8:52pm by hardynickerson56