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20 Oct 2011, 01:23pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 7 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's column, we use DVOA to identify the easiest and toughest remaining fantasy schedules. Not that anyone's roster is overflowing with them, but the stats say to avoid Browns players from here out.

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4 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2011, 7:33pm by BroncFan07

18 Oct 2011, 03:55pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: 49ers over Lions

We look at two of the Lions' weaknesses that were exposed in their loss to San Francisco: an inability to stop big runs and a lack of a reliable second target next to Calvin Johnson.

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10 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2011, 1:30pm by Vince Verhei

17 Oct 2011, 04:38pm by Aaron Schatz

Aaron Schatz on B.S. Report

Listen to me talk to Bill Simmons on this week's B.S. Report, and you can get a sneak preview of which team will be No. 1 in DVOA after this week's games. Plus I talk about a bunch of other stuff, like the Giants' killer upcoming schedule and the lack of balanced teams in 2011.

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7 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2011, 7:11pm by bravehoptoad

17 Oct 2011, 12:01pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Pitfalls Ahead for BCS Top Teams

The top four teams in the initial BCS standings set up nicely for a four-team playoff. But let's not get ahead of ourselves.

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16 Oct 2011, 05:42pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Don't Write Off the Jets Just Yet

DVOA doesn't back up their 2-3 record, and the Jets are still a very good team despite their poor start.

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5 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2011, 7:06pm by tuluse

13 Oct 2011, 05:55pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Has Alex Smith Improved?

49ers quarterback Alex Smith has been the tenth-best quarterback in the NFL by our metrics so far this year. Is that sustainable?

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2 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2011, 1:45am by Jim Glass

13 Oct 2011, 02:25pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 6 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy matchups column, our advice is basically to start your Cowboys, start your Bengals, and sit your Texans. Yes, that includes Arian Foster if you're brave enough to pull the trigger.

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2 comments, Last at 14 Oct 2011, 2:06pm by Spanky

11 Oct 2011, 08:41pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: One and Two-Loss BCS Contenders

The season is six weeks old, and there are many undefeated programs eagerly anticipating the announcement of the initial BCS standings next week. The pecking order at the top will be all about the BCS championship game, but there are several other teams with a blemish or two on the record that can still make a strong run to the finish.

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11 Oct 2011, 12:57pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Seahawks over Giants

This week we look at the latest team to baffle the dominant NFC East power that is the Philadelphi-- oh? There's a different team this week?

The Seahawks are improving as the season goes on. We look into the where and the how of that, and why they were able to stun the Giants, ruining your suicide pool in the process.

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6 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2011, 10:34am by Eddo

09 Oct 2011, 07:06pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Detroit Needs to Diversify Its Offense

The Lions' pass offense has been impressive in their 4-0 start, but what about that 30th-ranked running game? This week's Monday Night Football column looks at how the disparity between the two raises red flags about Detroit's Super Bowl prospects.

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9 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2011, 3:28pm by Joseph