The Alliance of American Football kicks off this weekend, with eight teams vying to be the inaugural champions. For now, the league's biggest stars are the coaches, including Rick Neuheisel, Mike Singletary, and Steve Spurrier
Which teams and players will surprise their fans this season, and which will disappoint? Who will win the Super Bowl, and who will pick first in the draft? The FO staff makes their predictions for 2018, which looks like a long season for the Buffalo Bills.
Our look at players going too low in fantasy drafts includes many holdovers from last year, including four-time all-underrated quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. What it it about these players that makes them so hard to predict? And how should you handle players who have been (or might be) suspended?
The players going too high in fantasy drafts this year generally have one thing in common: risk. Remember, everyone, that old players tend to decline; injured players don't always return to health; suspensions can be a red flag; and success in small sample sizes can be misleading.
In this selection from his memoir, veteran sportswriter Edward Hershey tells of his time spent with coaching legends Paul Brown and Vince Lombardi in the summer of 1968, as Brown was saying hello to Cincinnati and Lombardi was saying goodbye to Green Bay.
We have some big news about the future of Football Outsiders.
It's time for you, the readers, to look at the players, the coaches, the teams, and the commercials of the past year, and tell us which were best, and which were worst. Dilly Dilly indeed.
If the NFL suspended Ezekiel Elliott, then why is the Cowboys' runner still playing? And if he's still playing, why is he likely to be suspended next year? Boston-based lawyer Chetan Tiwari fills us in.
The perfect cap to our 1986-1988 DVOA unveiling: the coaching legend shares thoughts on the greatness of Mark Bavaro, the horrible Giants replacement players, and the cutthroat NFC East of the late '80s.
The FO crew has diverse opinions on which teams and players will surprise or disappoint. When it's all said and done, though, we think only a few teams can reach the Super Bowl, and even fewer can win the first pick in the draft.