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26 Oct 2017, 06:35pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 8 Open Game Discussion

Week 8 begins tonight with Baltimore hosting Miami, a contest between two mediocre-at-best clubs that will nonetheless have serious playoff ramifications in this weird year. The week continues through all of Sunday's action, including the Steelers and Lions in prime time, and closes out on Monday night with Denver visiting Kansas City in a critical AFC West showdown. Use this thread to discuss all the action.

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92 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2017, 12:01pm by Andrew Potter

23 Oct 2017, 08:47pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 7 Quick Reads

They both won games this week, but while Ben Roethlisberger started hot against Cincinnati, it was a constant battle for Philip Rivers against Denver. Is that random noise, or do some quarterbacks really tend to play streakier than others?

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90 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2017, 10:10pm by theslothook

22 Oct 2017, 11:49am by Vincent Verhei

Week 7 Open Game Discussion

Use this thread to discuss all of Week 7's games, from the Chiefs-Raiders Thursday night tilt, to the Falcons-Patriots Super Bowl rematch on Sunday night, to Washington's visit to Philadelphia on Monday Night Football.

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185 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2017, 8:58pm by The Ninjalectual

19 Oct 2017, 05:36pm by Vincent Verhei

Vince Verhei on the Bill Barnwell Show

I got together with our old buddy Bill Barnwell to talk about some of the biggest games in Week 7: Falcons-Patriots in a Super Bowl rematch, Cardinals-Rams from London with major playoff implications, Saints-Packers in Brett Hundley's first start, and, uh ... Seahawks-Giants? Look, it's not a great week of games.

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17 Oct 2017, 05:08am by Vincent Verhei

Week 6 Quick Reads

The Oakland Raiders as a team, and Amari Cooper in particular, are having a disappointing season. Somehow, though, Michael Crabtree is having a career resurgence. What does it tell us when one wide receiver excels while his teammate struggles?

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70 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2017, 5:23pm by Vincent Verhei

15 Oct 2017, 06:56pm by Vincent Verhei

Kaepernick Claims Collusion, Files Grievance Against NFL

Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the National Football League, claiming the owners colluded to blackball him and keep him out of the league.

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124 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2017, 8:50pm by Wade8813

13 Oct 2017, 03:26pm by Vincent Verhei

The Week In Quotes: October 13, 2017

This week: Ben Roethlisberger and Chris Johnson approach the end of the line; Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson tease possible comebacks; offensive linemen get in parking lot confrontations; and an NFL coach snorts his career up his nose.

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16 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2017, 9:05am by aces4me

12 Oct 2017, 06:25pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 6 Open Game Discussion

Week 6 kicks off tonight with one of the biggest Thursday night games we're likely to see all year: 4-1 Philadelphia at 4-1 Carolina in a possible playoff preview. Action continues as the Giants seek their first win on a trip to 3-1 Denver on Sunday night, then a battle of 2-3 teams square off on Monday night when Indianapolis visits Tennessee in a "somebody has to win the AFC South" special. Use this thread to discuss all the action.

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165 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2017, 9:42am by nat

11 Oct 2017, 04:39pm by Vincent Verhei

The Story Behind Chicago's 2-Point Play

The Chicago Bears lost to the Minnesota Vikings 20-17 on Monday Night Football, but all anyone wants to talk about is their two-point conversion play:

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14 comments, Last at 10 Jan 2018, 6:42am by ligachampion

10 Oct 2017, 05:13am by Vincent Verhei

Week 5 Quick Reads

Sunday started with Cassel vs. Cutler and ended with Watson vs. Smith. This inspired us to look back at some of the best and worst quarterback matchups of the DVOA era.

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63 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2017, 6:35pm by greybeard