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  1. NFL - How pass rush will impact Denver Broncos-Kansas City Chiefs...

    Dean Oliver

    Dean Oliver breaks down the potential impact of the pass rush in Sunday's showcase between the Chiefs and Broncos. Against the Chiefs, even with the NFL's fastest release time, Peyton Manning may struggle.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  2. How to value and measure pass protection and pass rush - NFL

    Dean Oliver

    Dean Oliver from ESPN Stats & Information examines how to measure the concepts of "pass rush" and "pass protection."

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  3. NFL - Pass Protection stat shows O-line carrying Nick Foles, Geno...

    Dean Oliver

    Geno Smith has been a pleasant surprise this season, but a lot of that credit should go to the Jets' offensive line, which has kept him upright despite his prolonged release times. Dean Oliver shows how a new stat illustrates the virtues of a good line.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  4. NFL - Why Peyton Manning, Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs...

    Dean Oliver

    Peyton Manning may be lighting up the opposition, but there's a warning sign on the road ahead as his performance against pass rush pressure seems unsustainable. There could be similarly poor tidings for Cleveland and Kansas City.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  5. NFL - Why the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers' offensive ...

    Dean Oliver

    Dean Oliver examines what the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants can do to improve their offensive line issues.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  6. NFL - Total QBR updates for 2013

    Dean Oliver

    As Total QBR enters its third NFL season of use, we have found a few additional things to improve it, Dean Oliver writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  7. Total Quarterback Rating for College Football

    Dean Oliver

    There is more than meets the eye with college football analytics. Dean Oliver explains total QBR in college football and why it's a more accurate interpretation.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  8. NFL - Why Packers can trump Texans' calling card

    Dean Oliver

    Dean Oliver explains why the Houston Texans may want to reconsider their pass pressure strategy when they clash with the Packers Sunday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2012
  9. NFL - What Texans' pass pressure means for Peyton Manning

    Dean Oliver

    Dean Oliver explains the effects of pass pressure on NFL quarterbacks and how Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos have performed against such pressure. The Texans, however, present a whole new challenge.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2012
  10. NFL - QBR projections show likely improvement for Mark Sanchez

    Dean Oliver

    Dean Oliver dives into ESPN's proprietary QBR metric to explore its predictive qualities. One finding: Given the annual fluctuations within the stat, Mark Sanchez may be in for an improved 2012 season ... but it still may not silence the QB controversy.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  11. NFL - Total QBR gets minor modifications

    Dean Oliver

    Changes in Total QBR are designed to make it better reflect in-game reality, Dean Oliver writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  12. Super Bowl 2012 - A game plan to stop Tom Brady and the New Engla...

    Dean Oliver

    Dean Oliver takes a look at how the New York Giants should try to stop Tom Brady and the New England offense.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  13. A game plan to stop Eli Manning and the New York Giants - NFL

    Dean Oliver

    Dean Oliver takes a look at how the New England Patriots should try to slow down Eli Manning.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  14. What the loss of Manning has cost the Colts

    Dean Oliver

    Joe Robbins/Getty Images Peyton Manning has been forced to watch from the sidelines during the Colts' 0-8 start this year. While much of our use of Total QBR has focused on providing insight into the play of the league's quarterbacks, it also ca...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  15. Ravens defense soars, QB pressure key

    Dean Oliver

    Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images Ray Lewis (left) and Terrell Suggs (right) lead a Ravens defense that has allowed the lowest Total QBR in the league. Total QBR has allowed us to evaluate quarterbacks through the first half of the NFL season and, by ex...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  16. NFL - The Total QBR FAQ

    Dean Oliver

    Since the introduction of the Total QBR metric, we have followed some of the commentary and questions regarding it. The following is the first step in trying to clear up misconceptions and answer relevant questions.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011