Quick Reads

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

Quick Reads

Week 8 Quick Reads
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Week 8 Quick Reads

After DeAndre Hopkins and Paul Richardson went off in Sunday's Texans-Seahawks game, we look back at great wide receiver duels of the past.

47 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2017, 8:33am by BJR
Week 7 Quick Reads
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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?

90 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2017, 10:10pm by theslothook
Week 6 Quick Reads
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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?

70 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2017, 5:23pm by Vincent Verhei
Week 5 Quick Reads
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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.

63 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2017, 6:35pm by greybeard
Week 4 Quick Reads
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Week 4 Quick Reads

How big was Deshaun Watson's day against Tennessee? And what does it mean for Houston in 2017 and beyond?

53 comments, Last at 04 Oct 2017, 3:07pm by Mountain Time ---- formerly Ninjalectual
Week 3 Quick Reads
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Week 3 Quick Reads

We break down the very ugly game Joe Flacco had against Jacksonville, how completely ineffectual the Ravens offense was -- and why it wasn't even the worst game among quarterbacks this week.

81 comments, Last at 28 Sep 2017, 4:31pm by burbman
Week 2 Quick Reads
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Week 2 Quick Reads

Another week, another heartbreaking loss for the Chargers. We look at Philip Rivers' career, and how a big chunk of that has been spent with the game on the line.

105 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2017, 11:29am by MC2
Week 1 Quick Reads
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Week 1 Quick Reads

Good times, bad times, you know we've had our share. Good times for Kansas City's rookie runner. Bad times for the quarterback with the red hair.

93 comments, Last at 14 Sep 2017, 10:46am by Flounder
Super Bowl LI DVOA/Quick Reads
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Super Bowl LI DVOA/Quick Reads

The Falcons offense achieves a balance of first-down mastery and third-down misery that may be unprecedented in DVOA history. Plus: James White and Julio Jones are your players of the game.

100 comments, Last at 09 Feb 2017, 2:51pm by ClavisRa
QR Bonus: Keys To Beating New England
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QR Bonus: Keys To Beating New England

It was difficult to find New England's weaknesses this year, but Atlanta's best bet is likely to test the depth of the Patriots secondary.

19 comments, Last at 03 Feb 2017, 3:59pm by nat