Quick Reads

The best and worst players of the week according to Football Outsiders stats.

QR Week 6: Gaskin Gags in England

Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin couldn't find any space as a runner against Jacksonville, and he showed terrible hands as a receiver too. We look back at the history of backs who struggled similarly in both categories. Plus: Kyler Murray's surprisingly terrible rushing day; the yo-yo season of Daniel Jones; and the best passers, rushers, and receivers of Week 6.

October 18, 11:59 pm ET
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October 18, 11:59 pm ET
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QR Week 5: Tom Brady Passes Peyton Manning in Career DYAR

At an age when most quarterbacks have long since retired, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers legend remains one of the best passers in the league. We look back at the long, tumultuous history of Brady-Manning discourse at Football Outsiders and point out why best-ever debates remain unsettled. Plus, the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 5.

October 11, 11:59 pm ET
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October 11, 11:59 pm ET
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QR Week 4: Patterson Punishes Washington

It has been a long time since we have seen a player switch from runner to receiver (and back?) and succeed the way Cordarrelle Patterson has done for Atlanta this year. We look back at Patterson's career day against Washington and the history of players who have made similar transitions. Plus, the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 4.

October 05, 1:16 am ET
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October 05, 1:16 am ET
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QR Week 3: Can Justin Fields Do Anything Right?

It has been a long, long time since we saw a quarterback give up so many sacks with so few completions as Justin Fields had in his first NFL start. We look at the history of high-sack, low-completion games in search of any hope for the Bears' young signal-caller. Plus the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 3.

September 28, 12:58 am ET
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September 28, 12:58 am ET
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QR Week 2: King Henry Goes Once More Unto the Breach

The Tennessee Titans overcame a big halftime deficit to escape Seattle with an overtime win, and running back Derrick Henry was the key to their comeback. Henry has a reputation for playing better at halftime, but has that really been the case? And do other running backs have a similar knack for playing better late in games? Plus the best passers, runners, and receivers of Week 2.

September 20, 6:29 pm ET
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September 20, 6:29 pm ET
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