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Predicting the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class
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Predicting the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

Is this the year for Marvin Harrison? Junior Seau? Or perhaps one of four eligible men from the Greatest Show on Turf?

164 comments, Last at 27 Feb 2015, 8:04pm by jschroe36
Kurt Warner: The Hall of Fame Case
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Kurt Warner: The Hall of Fame Case

Is Kurt Warner a Hall of Fame quarterback? We dissect both sides of the case from multiple angles.

145 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2014, 2:24pm by
Sidney Rice: What Could Have Been?
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Sidney Rice: What Could Have Been?

Sidney Rice has retired. Is he the most random single-season DYAR leader ever? One-year wonder? Injury prone? We offer a career retrospective for the second-best wide receiver named Rice in NFL history.

3 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2014, 2:24pm by
Catch Radius: The Bigger, the Better?
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Catch Radius: The Bigger, the Better?

Our season finale of catch radius focuses on the growing size of Josh McCown's talented receiving duos, including breakout stud Alshon Jeffery. Also: Anquan Boldin's incredible year.

9 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2014, 2:24pm by
Catch Radius: Best of the NFC
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Catch Radius: Best of the NFC

Part I of our catch radius season finale spotlights the NFC kings of double coverage (Calvin Johnson), the sideline (Jordy Nelson), the drag route (DeSean Jackson) and the red zone (Dez Bryant).

3 comments, Last at 23 Jul 2014, 10:52am by Ryan D.
Catch Radius: Denver vs. DVOA vs. Dalton
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Catch Radius: Denver vs. DVOA vs. Dalton

Catch radius offers insight on the Broncos, the Bengals, and some 2013 DVOA studs (Doug Baldwin, Kenny Stills, Keenan Allen).

35 comments, Last at 18 Jul 2014, 10:03am by fb29
2013 Run Defense by Number of Backs
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2013 Run Defense by Number of Backs

For a team that was winning often, the Seahawks sure faced a lot of multiple-back running plays.

2013 Rushing Success by Number of Backs
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2013 Rushing Success by Number of Backs

The Eagles led the way out of singleback sets in 2013, while the 49ers struggled in their customary multiple-back sets.

1 comment, Last at 02 Jul 2014, 12:32pm by Pen
Factors: Tavon Austin
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Factors: Tavon Austin

Common perception is that Tavon Austin was held back by Brian Schottenheimer's inane schemes. But is it possible he's just not a very impressive receiver?

1 comment, Last at 05 Oct 2017, 7:20am by sachinkhanna78632
Catch Radius: Mike Wallace & Co. vs. Antonio Brown
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Catch Radius: Mike Wallace & Co. vs. Antonio Brown

How many passes hit the receiver square in the chest for an easy completion? How many does he have to dive for? Our first 2013 study of catch radius focuses on Mike Wallace, the Dolphins and Antonio Brown's breakout season.

12 comments, Last at 30 Jun 2014, 11:32am by nat