The 49ers may have swept the Rams in the regular season, and the Bengals may have beaten the Chiefs, but Walkthrough is already getting revved up for a Chiefs-Rams Super Bowl.
L.A.'s win over Tampa Bay was one of the best games of the year. Kansas City's win over Buffalo was even better.
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If the Tennessee Titans are going to beat the Cincinnati Bengals and advance to the AFC Championship Game, they'll need Harold Landry and their pass rush to put Joe Burrow on the ground.
In his 13th NFL season, Matthew Stafford finally got his first playoff win—but it won't mean a thing if his Rams can't beat Tom Brady and the Buccaneers in the divisional round.
Josh Allen and the Buffalo offense look better than the Kansas City defense. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City offense should have a similar edge against Buffalo's defense.
Their seasons over, players and coaches in Dallas, Pittsburgh, and New England try to figure out how they got here and what comes next.
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What is DVOA?
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.
What is DYAR?
Defense-adjusted Yards Above Replacement
Compares the performance of each player, in terms of DVOA, to a replacement-level baseline rather than the league average for that position.
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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 fantasy expert, Scott Spratt, and Howard Bender of Fantasy Alarm are here to discuss the best players to pick from a DFS perspective as they do a game-by-game preview of NFL Divisional Round matchups and discuss the major storylines moving into the NFL weekend.
Derrick Henry's return to the football field should make all Tennessee players options in your fantasy lineups.
Pass protection. Run blocking. Getting downfield. Even scoring touchdowns. It's hard to ask for any more from an offensive line than Kansas City got in the wild-card round against Pittsburgh.
Football Outsiders experts Aaron Schatz and Mike Tanier are joined by the Athletic San Francisco's, David Lombardi, and FO's Tom Gower to discuss the 49ers and NFL storylines ahead of the Divisional Round Weekend and to make picks against the spread.
The 49ers are the kings of presnap motion, Travis Kelce is climbing the all-time postseason leaderboards, and Tom Brady still has the quickest draw in the East. Plus: Football Outsiders does not hate the Titans, and this edition of Walkthrough will prove it!
Derrik Klassen shows how Buffalo has merged the running skills of Josh Allen with some elaborate blocking schemes to build an attack capable of steamrolling most any defense.
Pete Overzet and Chris Spags of EdjSports gear up for the Divisional Round with a special morning edition of the show where they'll give their divisional round NFL DFS picks and tackle another Underdog Playoff Best Ball draft live on the show!