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  1. Falcons get some recognition

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's the time of year when everyone is giving awards and naming all-star teams. Most of them are based largely on statistics from the regular season. But there is one that's a little different that's worth a look. It's the 2012 USA Football All-Fu...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  2. Panthers-Eagles: It could be worse

    Pat Yasinskas

    You have to look long and hard to find a worse "Monday Night Football" matchup than the contest between Philadelphia and Carolina. Thankfully, the folks at ESPN Stats & Information did. The Eagles and Panthers are a combined 5-15 this season. ...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  3. Statistical superlatives on the Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's turn to ESPN Stats & Information for some statistical superlatives on the New Orleans Saints after their 28-13 victory against Philadelphia on Monday night. The Saints extended their winning streak on "Monday Night Football" to eight c...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  4. Michael Turner has shot at history

    Pat Yasinskas

    I just came across one of the most obscure, yet amazing, statistics I've ever seen. While leafing through Football Outsiders Almanac 2012, I spotted an item that said Atlanta running back Michael Turner has a chance to make history. If Turner can ...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  5. Buccaneers' win by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and Dan Berglund of Tampa Bay's media relations department, let's take a look at some notes on the Buccaneers 24-17 victory against Indianapolis on "Monday Night Football." Tampa Bay is on a three-...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  6. Will Buccaneers sell out for MNF?

    Pat Yasinskas

    In recent days, a lot of readers have been asking about when - if ever - was the last time a Monday Night Football game did not sell out and was blacked out on local television. It took some extensive searching by ESPN Stats & Information and a co...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  7. History doesn't favor Cam Newton

    Pat Yasinskas

    Now that we're getting down to some real football, I'm happy that I can start interacting more with my friends at ESPN Stats & Information. They supply some wonderful stuff, much of which you can't get anywhere else, and we'll lean heavily on ...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  8. Tony Gonzalez deserves HOF on first ballot

    Pat Yasinskas

    When it comes to Tony Gonzalez the question isn't if he'll get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. There's no doubt the man with the best tight end statistics in just about every category that can be measured will be selected. The question is, whe...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  9. Falcons No. 2 in special teams

    Pat Yasinskas

    Judging the play of special teams is kind of similar to judging offensive lines. There isn't one particular statistic that tells the whole story and there's no obvious formula to follow. But Football Outsiders came up with a pretty detailed formul...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  10. Falcons leading in fewest penalties

    Pat Yasinskas

    Part of the reason the Atlanta Falcons are tied for the league's best record (9-2) is because they play smart football. The best example of that might be penalties. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Falcons continue to be the league's...

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  11. Matt Ryan lighting it up in red zone

    Pat Yasinskas

    Atlanta's Matt Ryan is the best quarterback in the National Football League -- at least in two categories. ESPN Stats & Information just shipped over a packet of stuff that has Ryan sitting pretty. He is leading the league in red-zone and goal...

    Blog | September 29, 2010
  12. Fun facts on Saints, Falcons as MNF approaches

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas METAIRIE, La. - Wanted to share a few interesting nuggets I just received from ESPN's Stats & Information about tonight's Monday Night Football game between the Falcons and Saints. First off, I think we al...

    Blog | November 02, 2009