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  1. Morning links: Gates the trendsetter

    Eric D. Williams

    Good morning. Neil Paine of fivethirtyeight.com takes a statistical look at the career of San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates. Paine calls Gates the second best tight end ever in the NFL behind Tony Gonzalez, a hard point to argue against afte...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  2. Morning links: Highs and lows for Chargers

    Eric D. Williams

    Good morning. Neil Paine of Fivethirtyeight.com recently published his NFL Elo ratings system, a set of computer power ratings for each team. According to that ratings system, the high point of the San Diego Chargers' franchise was Dec. 31, 2006, and...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. Morning links: Rivers and close games

    Eric D. Williams

    Good morning. Benjamin Morris of Fivethirtyeight.com previews the AFC West from a statistical perspective. Morris calculates the expected wins for the San Diego Chargers in 2014 at 7.9, with a playoff probability at 35 percent. An interesting ...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  4. Redskins middle-of-pack in popularity

    Dan Graziano

    The gang over at fivethirtyeight.com ran some numbers on the relative popularity of professsional sports teams, and the Washington Redskins rank 13th in the NFL and fourth in the NFC East. The data is based on Google searches since 2004, and the R...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  5. Cards' popularity hovers near bottom of NFL

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Nate Silver, the founder of FiveThirtyEight.com, recently ranked the most searched professional sports teams through Google Trends. He did two case studies -- one by league and one overall. Among NFL teams, the Arizona Cardinals...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  6. How Raiders fare in Google searches

    Paul Gutierrez

    Fandom is such a fickle and subjective thing. Yet our guys at FiveThirtyEight.com have put metrics on it by equating popularity with the frequency of Google searches done on professional teams. Nate Silver and Ritchie King ran numbers on teams in ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  7. How Texans fare in Google search rankings

    Tania Ganguli

    Over the past couple of days, FiveThirtyEight.com has examined team popularity based on the number of Google searches done for professional sports teams since 2004. First, Nate Silver and Ritchie King looked at each league on its own, finding in t...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  8. 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
  9. What a Google search tells us about Pats

    Mike Reiss

    Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight.com blog, which is part of ESPN, has a post Friday morning that views the popularity of professional sports teams through the lens of Google searches. As expected, the Patriots rate near the top of the charts. But ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  10. Super Bowl XLVIII truly a showcase of powers

    Neil Paine

    Broncos-Seahawks is a rare championship tilt between the NFL's top two statistical teams, writes FiveThirtyEight.com's Neil Paine.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  11. Referee confidential: Upon further review

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando Referee Replay Reversals Replay Challenges Replay Reversal Rate Peter Morelli 10 17 .588 Bill Leavy 9 17 .529 Scott Green 9 17 .529 Tony Corrente 8 19 .421 Carl Cheffers 7 13 .538 Jeff Triple...

    Blog | December 11, 2008