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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


Steelers have just over 50 percent chance of making the playoffs

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With a victory over conference rivals the Oakland Raiders, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed themselves firmly in the hunt for one of the AFC’s two wild card spots. 455 more words

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Le'Veon Bell making up for lost time

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Some bemoan the perception Le’Veon Bell did not get the ball enough in the Steelers’ 23-13 loss to the Chiefs Sunday. 356 more words

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Football Outsiders: Adrian Peterson is overrated

The Minnesota Vikings plan to be a good running team in 2015.

Despite averaging just 2.97 yards per carry in the pre-season (ranking 28th in the NFL) Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner is convinced they will definitely be able to run the ball when the regular season opens and… 252 more words


Steelers have third-biggest reduction in injuries from 2013 to 2014

A three-win improvement from year-to-year can be attributed to many things, but the absence, or significant reduction, of injuries has to be one of the most common. 196 more words

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Three-Cone Drill Podcast: How the Book Sausage is Made

Rivers and Danny team up to give you a look behind the scenes in sports book writing as Football Outsiders Almanac 2015 bears down on us. 394 more words