Unfiltered in-game observations by Football Outsiders staff
The FO staff flips out over New England's overtime strategy against the Jets, and also breaks down the struggles of Super Bowl contenders in Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Carolina, Seattle, and Green Bay.
Topics this week: Big comebacks by the Giants and Steelers, a big meltdown from Odell Beckham, and Brandon Weeden leads Houston to first place. Wait, what?
Pittsburgh's big win puts Cincinnati's season in jeopardy, but the Steelers can't gain ground in the playoff race. The Seahawks' hot streak continues in Baltimore. And Oakland gets a weird victory in Denver.
The FO crew discusses New England's crazy loss to the Eagles, the Panthers' shootout win over New Orleans, and Seattle's resurgence in Minnesota.
Steelers-Seahawks and Patriots-Broncos give us a pair of great games; Rams and Dolphins play terrible football; and Odell Beckham stuns us again.
Reflections on Brock Osweiler's first start for Denver, Tony Romo's return for Dallas, a sloppy (and bittersweet) win for Baltimore, and a game-of-the-year contender in Arizona.
Welcome to the NFL in 2015, where pretty much every game is decided by one question: was that a catch?
Did the Steelers save their season against Oakland? Is Blaine Gabbert the answer for San Francisco? What was Denver's fatal weakness against the Colts?
Topics this week: lousy play calling in Pittsburgh, lousy refereeing in Dallas, and lousy football in general in Houston. Plus: Is Peyton Manning still lousy?
This week: The future looks bright for the Jags and Raiders, the Rams and Falcons win ugly, and does anyone want to win the NFC East?