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  1. What are Baltimore Ravens' chances of making the playoffs?

    Jamison Hensley

    The Baltimore Ravens have a 73.44 percent chance of reaching the playoffs this season, according to the sports analytics site numberfire.com. Their best shot at making the postseason is as a wild card, which isn't surprising. The Ravens (9-5), who...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
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  3. Bengals' best chance to make playoffs is as wild card?

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- The answer to the question in the headline above is "yes," according to sports analytics site numberfire.com. In its latest playoff projection percentages updated following Sunday's AFC action, the website revealed the Cincinnati Ben...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  4. Betting - Where the advantage lies in betting NFL games

    Jeff Ma

    It's extremely difficult to make money betting on NFL games over the long term, but it can be done. Jeff Ma details some of his methods and what goes behind his "SportsCenter" picks.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  5. Where the Browns stand in division and wild-card races

    Pat McManamon

    The Cleveland Browns badly needed a win in Buffalo to keep their playoff hopes above a flicker. They didn't get the win, so at this point, the hopes are barely a flicker. The website Numberfire.com, which uses in-depth analytics to project results...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  6. Browns Saturday: Examining playoff chances

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio -- One algorithmic/analytics website this past week put the Cleveland Browns' playoff chances at 23 percent, lowest in the AFC North. NumberFire.com, which ESPN uses for Insider projections for NBA and NFL teams and games, had the Rave...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  7. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Face of Resilience

    • Patriots coach Bill Belichick comments on his approach to the season, September football, Peyton Manning's abilities, the role analytics plays in the sport and situational coaching. Belichick • Patriots owner Robert Kraft talks about...

    Blog | Conversation | October 31, 2014
  8. Third round is charm for running backs -- Adam Schefter's Blitz

    Adam Schefter

    Adam Schefter's Blitz: The draft's third round -- every three years -- has proved to be the place to find running back gems.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  9. Dockett's emotional value is immeasurable

    Josh Weinfuss

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The impact of Darnell Dockett's loss on the field is quantitatively measurable. The analytics will dissect Dockett's numbers. They'll show how many sacks and tackles he was projected to have in 2014. They'll tell the Cardinals h...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  10. Watkins' style may not translate to NFL

    Mike Rodak

    Earlier Thursday, we passed along grades from third-party analytics website Pro Football Focus, which deemed Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel a "poor" starter based on his play last season. Another major football analytics site, Football Outsid...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  11. PFF deems EJ Manuel 'poor' starter

    Mike Rodak

    Pro Football Focus, a major third-party analytics website that grades NFL players, deemed Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel a 'poor' starter in a depth chart posted Thursday. The website, which assigns numerical grades based on film analysis of ...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  12. Giants drafted for love, not need or value

    Dan Graziano

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jerry Reese is a scout, and not afraid to admit it. The New York Giants GM has a scouting background, and even in the era of advanced analytics he remains an unabashed fan of the profession's role in NFL roster-building. Last...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  13. Bills rank 26th in Google searches

    Mike Rodak

    Just how popular are the Buffalo Bills? One way to answer that question is to use Google searches. In a blog post published Friday for fivethirtyeight.com, an analytics website recently acquired by ESPN, noted statistician Nate Silver compiled Goo...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  14. Evaluating Tony Romo: Analytics or skill?

    Calvin Watkins

    There was a major discussion regarding analytics and how it pertains to football last week. Bill Barnwell wrote a nice piece about it on Grantland and this quote from Tennessee coach Ken Whisenhunt was my favorite. When asked about analytics, Whi...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  15. NBA and MLB embrace analytics, NFL is reluctant - ESPN The Magazi...

    Nate Silver

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Nate Silver writes that analytics can solve a lot of mysteries in sports. It's when humans get involved that things get complicated.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  16. NBA and MLB embrace analytics, NFL is reluctant - ESPN The Magazi...

    Nate Silver

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Nate Silver writes that analytics can solve a lot of mysteries in sports. It's when humans get involved that things get complicated.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  17. Hot Read - How will scouts avoid missing the next Vontaze Burfict...

    Ryan McGee

    Hot Read: Ryan McGee writes that NFL scouts whiffed on Vontaze Burfict. How will they avoid missing the next Burfict?

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014