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NFL week 6, 2016 season

Is it too early to look at playoff possibilities?  If nothing else, they give a guide as to what kind of final records teams might expect. 151 more words


Football Outsiders:Cian Fahey's Film Room: Teddy is already very good, his biggest limitation is Norv

Film Room: Teddy Bridgewater

by Cian Fahey

Last week, Film Room looked at Andy Dalton and his relationship with Hue Jackson. Jackson got the most out of Dalton with his scheme. 188 more words


With a late lead, the Cardinals win

“No risk-it, no biscuit.” Bruce Arians loves to repeat the mantra by which he coaches (and lives, but that’s another blog post). Sometimes, that causes some to fret about the chances Arians takes late in games — passes the Cardinals try that fall incomplete and stop the clock, or a shot down the field. 166 more words


How Good is Denver's Defense?

The Broncos’ defense is incredible. It’s otherworldly. It’s unstoppable.

While those three superlatives are perfectly reasonable things to say, they don’t say why the Broncos’ defense is so good. 771 more words



What is DVOA?

DVOA is a statistic created by Football Outsiders and stands for Defense-adjusted Value Over Average. Translation: DVOA shows how good (or bad) you are compared to an average team. 632 more words