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  1. Which Matchups Are Kryptonite for NFL Playoff Contenders?

    Bill Barnwell

    The modern NFL is a game of matchups. Since the salary cap and the spread of strategic concepts throughout the league prevent a team from dominating the way that the 1980s Niners or the early-'90s Cowboys did, just about every team in football has on...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  2. NFL Playoffs: Best, worst, most surprising performances of divisi...

    Bill Barnwell

    Football Outsiders takes a look at the best, worst and most surprising performances of the NFL's divisional round, including one from Aaron Rodgers that was at historic levels.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  3. NFL Week 14 best and worst performances - Football Outsiders

    Bill Barnwell

    Tom Brady is putting up some gaudy stats. But how much do blowout wins distort his real impact? Football Outsiders tackles the subject before making sense of the best, worst and most surprising performances of Week 14.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2010
  4. Football Outsiders' best and worst Week 4 fantasy football matchu...

    Bill Barnwell

    Bill Barnwell of Football Outsiders offers his weekly matchup-based fantasy football analysis. With the bye weeks beginning, depth becomes key, and mining the waiver wire for hidden gems facing bad opponents becomes critical. Barnwell offers guidance.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2010
  5. Quick Reads: Football Outsiders' Week 1 NFL analysis

    Bill Barnwell

    Football Outsiders breaks down Week 1's most- and least-valuable players in the NFL with their advanced DYAR metric. Houston's Arian Foster put forth an historic performance against the Colts, while Matt Forte's big day wasn't all it seemed.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  6. NFL: New Orleans Saints will have tough road back to Super Bowl

    Bill Barnwell

    Football Outsiders examines the past five Super Bowl champions (before the Saints) and reveals why they didn't make it back to the big game.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2010
  7. NFL Scouting Combine 2010 - Bill Barnwell: Debunking five common ...

    Bill Barnwell

    Bill Barnwell of Football Outsiders takes all those combine myths -- the value of big hands, Wonderlic scores, Jerry Rice's 40 time, Mike Mamula as the ultimate bust and more -- to task in an enlightening look at things we say without actually pondering.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  8. NFL - Bill Barnwell: Metric analysis of 2009 regular season shows...

    Bill Barnwell

    Bill Barnwell of Football Outsiders does his final "Quick Reads" -- detailed, metric skill-position analysis -- and wraps up the 2009 season in the process. He ranks the five best and worst among QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs. There's a surprise at QB No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2010
  9. Fantasy -- Football Outsiders -- Change the rules to win a title

    Bill Barnwell

    To win a fantasy football title, owners have to throw the normal rules of who to play and bench out the window.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2009
  10. NFL - Football Outsiders' Week 14 metrics reveal Carson Palmer's ...

    Bill Barnwell

    Football Outsiders evaluates Week 14 in the NFL. A few thoughts among many: There is a way to beat the Saints (and the Colts, for that matter); something is wrong with Carson Palmer; and sheesh, the Rams are not very good.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2009
  11. Practice makes perfect when it comes to QBs - Football Outsiders

    Bill Barnwell

    When it comes to QB success, reps with the first team make all the difference according to Football Outsiders. Just look at the stories of Vince Young and Matt Leinart. Plus, FBO takes a look at the most valuable and least valuable players from Week 12.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2009
  12. Fantasy Football: Football Outsiders' Week 9 matchup analysis

    Bill Barnwell

    Football Outsiders checks in with its weekly look at players whose matchups will elevate or deflate their fantasy value Sunday. Plus, as temperatures drop, they look at the effect weather has on fantasy performance.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2009
  13. NFL: Football Outsiders -- Matt Ryan shines, Larry Johnson flops ...

    Bill Barnwell

    Football Outsiders' Quick Reads study for Week 5 reveals much, including: Roddy White is an elite WR, Larry Johnson really misses the Chiefs' old O-line, it might be VY time in Nashville and there was actually a QB worse than Derek Anderson on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2009
  14. Football Outsiders: Peyton Manning huge again, Steve Smith emerge...

    Bill Barnwell

    Football Outsiders' Week 4 Quick Reads shows, among many points, that Peyton Manning is still very good, Drew Brees is the essence of a game-managing QB, the best Steve Smith plays for the Giants and JaMarcus Russell was only the fifth-worst QB on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  15. Fantasy Football: Football Outsiders NFL Week 3 matchup analysis

    Bill Barnwell

    Football Outsiders, with help from their advanced DVOA metric, examine matchups to tell you who to start and sit this week. Expect big things from some big names -- like Reggie Wayne and Antonio Gates -- but be prepared to sit the likes of Cedric Benson.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2009
  16. Fantasy Football: Football Outsiders says you should sit Matt For...

    Bill Barnwell

    Football Outsiders, with help from their advanced DVOA metric, examine matchups to tell you who to start and sit this week. The results might surprise you -- for instance, Matt Forte belongs on your bench against Pittsburgh.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2009