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Analysis: Are Liverpool Winning The Ball Higher Up The Pitch Under Klopp?

I’ve read and heard different opinions on this issue recently; for instance, Michael Cox wrote for Four Four Two (here) that Klopp’s influence is demonstrated by the fact that Liverpool completed more ball recoveries, interceptions and tackles in the opposition half in certain games under Klopp than they did in Brendan Rodgers’ last match. 575 more words

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Vikings will gladly take what Detroit has been giving this season [Star Tribune]

For those who have spent the past four days complaining about the Vikings offense, cheer up. Things could be worse. A lot worse.

Speaking of Detroit, the Lions are last in the league in turnover ratio (minus-8), giveaways (18), points allowed off turnovers (59), turnover points differential (minus-41) and, of course, the NFC North standings (1-5). 617 more words


Peyton Manning is one of the 10 worst quarterbacks in the NFL (and the Broncos are undefeated)

Stats don’t tell the whole story, but they get you a couple of chapters deep. And just looking at the stats alone — again, the stats alone — Peyton Manning isĀ  738 more words


Vikings ending long history of low takeaway numbers [ESPN]

MINNEAPOLIS — In 2003, the Minnesota Vikings fashioned a surprising 6-0 start thanks to an underwhelming defense that made its living off turnovers. That team, with such luminaries as Brian Williams, Brian Russell, Corey Chavous and Ken Irvin in the secondary, finished second in the league with 28 interceptions and rode a plus-11 turnover margin to the brink of the playoffs before a… 452 more words


Andrew Luck's horrible 2015, in 10 simple stats

1. Andrew Luck has the worst quarterback rating in the NFL, almost five points below Ryan Mallett. If you double Luck’s 65.0 rating, he’d still be 5.4 rating points behind Aaron Rodgers. 248 more words


Memphis' Reggis Ball retains kung-fu grip on interception all the way to the ground

Memphis defensive back Reggis Ball picked off Cincinnati’s Hayden Moore in the second half of a Thursday night matchup between the Tigers and the Bearcats. The pick itself isn’t all that impressive; Moore under-threw his receiver and Ball made a pretty decent break. 56 more words


Kirk Cousins Self Destructs in the Clutch, Will Doom the Washington Redskins As Long as He Starts

He is who we thought we was.

There’s something aggravating about the reaction to the Washington Redskins’ 17-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins. The talk goes that, sure, the Redskins coughed up a lead in a game they should’ve won. 2,038 more words

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