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21 Nov 2012, 01:09pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 12 Fantasy Matchups

Fantasy schedule strengths for kickers and defenses. Is Kaepernick for real? Ditto Jacksonville's offense? Otherwise, start your Bengals and Colts.

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2 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2012, 6:26pm by Anonymouse

20 Nov 2012, 12:31pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: Time to Replace Philip Rivers?

Philip Rivers is getting sacked more often and throwing more interceptions than ever before. Is this a sign that the Chargers need to move on from him, or do the problems extend beyond that? Similarity scores say that it's the latter.

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16 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2012, 6:13pm by Dean

15 Nov 2012, 04:26pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Upset Watch: Bears over 49ers

Maybe the difference between Jay Cutler and Jason Campbell isn't that big. It certainly pales in comparison to the difference between Alex Smith under pressure and Alex Smith not under pressure. Also, in Cover Watch: Arizona's offense may suck, but the defense is still good.

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14 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2012, 2:39am by Little Bobby Tables

14 Nov 2012, 02:04pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 11 Fantasy Matchups

This week, we give DVOA-based fantasy schedule strengths to help set up your roster for the playoffs. Also, we tout players in silver and black, and tell you why several matchups aren't what they seem.

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3 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2012, 7:11am by C

13 Nov 2012, 10:07pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: KSU, Oregon, and ND Vulnerabilities

After Alabama was upset last weekend, Kansas State, Oregon, and Notre Dame are in position to take advantage. But each of those three teams has vulnerabilities in the home stretch as well. In this piece, we calculate the likelihood of winning out for each of the three main contenders, and identify the areas in which each might be be due for an upset before the end of the year.

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13 Nov 2012, 12:40pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: Can Tampa Bay Make a Playoff Run?

With Tampa's ability to hit the deep ball and their unheralded knack for snuffing out running plays in the backfield, it's not totally crazy to think they could knock off enough more-heralded opponents to sneak their way to 10 wins.

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8 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2012, 12:19pm by BJR

08 Nov 2012, 10:47am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Upset Watch: Bengals over Giants

Are the Giants about to go on another second-half slide, and is Cincinnati a team well-equipped to make it happen? Plus: Cover Watch on Oakland-Baltimore.

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6 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2012, 2:29pm by Nathan

07 Nov 2012, 04:23pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 10 Fantasy Matchups

This week, we're high on the Dolphins passing game, and high on the Steelers running game; if you can predict which back will be getting the bulk of the carries. Also, beware a Chris Ivory letdown.

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06 Nov 2012, 09:17pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Ohio State's Missed Opportunity

Are the 10-0 Buckeyes missing out on the BCS championship race this year, or are they still a year away from being an elite contender?

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5 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2013, 2:05am by Perücken

06 Nov 2012, 02:15pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: What's Wrong with the Bills' D?

Vince Verhei examines what's gone haywire with the Bills defense despite a big addition in the offseason. Of particular concern, opponents are absolutely torching Buffalo’s defense once they cross the 40-yard line … but is some of the damage self-inflicted?

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7 comments, Last at 09 Apr 2013, 3:00pm by deanmoris