The pros and cons of one of Thanksgiving's more controversial side dishes.
From playoff elimination games in the Big Ten and Big 12 to division deciders in the Pac-12 and C-USA, college football's final week sees key rivalry meetings with intriguing stakes.
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The lack of success in recent years from the Cowboys and Lions has meant that Thanksgiving has become a Loser League tradition.
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Defense-adjusted Value Over Average
Measures a team's efficiency by comparing success on every single play to a league average based on situation and opponent.
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Defense-adjusted Yards Above Replacement
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DVOA Adjusted for Volatility Early
Used early in the year with the goal of getting the best idea of how good a team will be over the entire season without jumping to conclusions based on one or two good or bad early games.
Football Outsiders experts Aaron Schatz and Mike Tanier assemble with FO's Vince Verhei and Derrik Klassen to preview Thanksgiving games going into NFL Week 12 of the 2021-22 NFL season.
The Buccaneers move to No. 1 for the first time this year after their best single game of the season. Plus: New England is hot and Buffalo is historically inconsistent.
For the second time this season, the Bills defense was steamrolled and outmuscled by a big, physical rushing attack. This bodes poorly for their upcoming divisional matchups against the New England Patriots.
Hopes were high for the Jets' rookie receiver, but he had failed to make a fantasy impact this year—until last weekend, when he had his first 100-yard game and scored a touchdown. Can he keep it up?
Scott Spratt hosts the FO Fantasy Show on YouTube and is joined by his Tuesday co-host Derrik Klassen. Scott and Derrik review some performances from Week 11 to recommend a number of top options to claim off the Waiver Wire headed into Week 12.
The Indianapolis star is trying to prove that running backs do matter, leading the Colts into playoff contention and approaching some long-standing Football Outsiders records.
Packers left tackle Elgton Jenkins and Jaguars receiver Jamal Agnew are out for the year. Seahawks cornerback Tre Brown may be too.