Scramble for the Ball

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Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Majoring in the Minors
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Scramble for the Ball: Majoring in the Minors

Without his time in the Arena League and in Europe, Kurt Warner would never have developed into a Hall of Famer. Bryan and Andrew go back to Scramble's etymological roots, dipping into the strange world of minor football leagues. With a bumper crop of leagues jockeying for position, will any of them manage to catch on?

25 comments, Last at 05 Oct 2018, 1:50pm by Bryan Knowles
Scramble for the Ball: The Journeyman Project
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Scramble for the Ball: The Journeyman Project

Ryan Fitzpatrick can surely take the Bucs where Bucs can't usually go. Come on the amazing journey, and learn all you should know.

22 comments, Last at 29 Sep 2018, 10:31pm by Bryan Knowles
Scramble for the Ball: Keep Choppin' Week
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Scramble for the Ball: Keep Choppin' Week

After a week filled with blunders on and off the field, Bryan and Andrew can't possibly pick just one Keep Choppin' Wood winner ... can they?

34 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2018, 11:51am by Noah Arkadia
Scramble for the Ball: Getting Off on the Wrong Foot
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Scramble for the Ball: Getting Off on the Wrong Foot

New head coaches got off to a record-setting 0-7 start in Week 1. Bryan and Andrew try to figure out when, if ever, the new men on the job will eat their first W.

27 comments, Last at 14 Sep 2018, 1:42pm by justanothersteve
Scramble for the Ball: 2018 Awards and Stat Predictions
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Scramble for the Ball: 2018 Awards and Stat Predictions

Bryan and Andrew wrap up their preseason predictions by looking at individual players. Who will be MVP? Can anyone stop Saquon Barkley from winning rookie of the year? And just what would it take for Hue Jackson to be fired?

18 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2018, 4:09pm by Steve in WI
Scramble for the Ball: 2018 South Over/Unders
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Scramble for the Ball: 2018 South Over/Unders

Bryan and Andrew fly south for the winter to predict two of the league's most open divisional races.

12 comments, Last at 05 Sep 2018, 12:20am by Mountain Time ---- formerly Ninjalectual
Scramble for the Ball: 2018 North Over/Unders
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Scramble for the Ball: 2018 North Over/Unders

Bryan and Andrew turn their attention to the northern divisions. They hand out some Respect to the Steelers, Packers and Vikings, and suggest the Browns should Think again about their coaching staff moving forward.

38 comments, Last at 29 Aug 2018, 12:51pm by Eddo
Scramble: 2018 East Over/Unders
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Scramble: 2018 East Over/Unders

Andrew and Bryan turn their attention out east. Will either of the defending conference champions miss a beat? Is Dak Prescott doomed? And will someone in the AFC East please stand up?

62 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2018, 3:20am by Bright Blue Shorts
Scramble: 2018 West Over/Unders
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Scramble: 2018 West Over/Unders

Bryan and Andrew are back, whether you like it or not! The 2018 Scramble season starts off with a trip out West, where the boys try to understand the Chargers curse, the Seahawks' offseason philosophy, and Jimmy Garoppolo Jimmy Garoppolo Jimmy Garoppolo.

18 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2018, 9:42pm by Mountain Time ---- formerly Ninjalectual
Football Outsiders On-Line Mock Draft
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Football Outsiders On-Line Mock Draft

As the calendar turns to April, we're proud to introduce the first ever Football Outsiders On-Line Mock Draft. Using our full range of analytical tools, we predict the entire first round, complete with trades, surprises, and everything else that makes the draft special.

22 comments, Last at 03 Apr 2018, 1:48pm by bravehoptoad