Tristan Cockcroft discusses which players you should handcuff.
A game-by-game look at the week's matchups.
Cowboys quarterback Drew Bledsoe is among the top five candidates for Comeback Player of the Year.
The solid play of Mike Anderson, plus an expected comeback by Lee Evans, are featured topics.
Topics include Denver's RB situation and Javon Walker.
Mike Anderson will likely open the year as Denver's starting running back, but look for Tatum Bell to emerge.
It's hard to figure out what Cleveland was thinking with the release of Kevin Johnson, plus other NFL observations.
Rivers McCown of Football Outsiders examines the NFL's most irreplaceable players at the offensive skill positions.
Aaron Schatz takes a look at the bottom five teams from the Future Power Rankings to see how they can improve by 2016.
It's the most cringe-worthy sports cliche: giving 110 percent. But Peter Keating says it really is possible for athletes to find that next level -- and math proves it.
Eric Karabell takes a look at whose fantasy stock is rising (Derek Anderson, Jermichael Finley) and whose is falling (T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Brandon Jacobs) heading into Week 1.
Adam Schefter breaks down the Braylon Edwards trade and examines another (positive) turn in the Michael Crabtree saga.
Continuing the 2009 team previews, Football Outsiders moves on to Cleveland, where D'Qwell Jackson is emerging as a top LB, while Jamal Lewis' days as a top RB appear to be squarely in the past.
At the end of last season the Lions were hopeless and winless. What a difference 180 days make. Don't believe us? The Mag's David Fleming chronicled every step of the way.
KC Joyner examines eight players whose metrics and statistics fail to justify their lofty reputations.
ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around the NFL.