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  1. Fantasy football: Johnny Manziel, Donte Moncrief, Marquess Wilson...

    Christopher Harris

    Christopher Harris discusses a trio of players with potential to put up numbers for desperate fantasy owners in Week 15.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  2. Morning Roar: Respecting the Lions run defense

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- The reputation is starting to manifest in actual games now. The Detroit Lions have spent the majority of the season as one of the top rushing defenses in the NFL -- but early on at least, even if teams saw the numbers, they might still ...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  3. Factoring in academics for College Football Playoff -- Tuesday Mo...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    If you factor in graduation rate, the teams going to the College Football Playoff would look different, Tuesday Morning Quarterback writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2014
  4. Marc Trestman, Jay Cutler not getting much TV face time

    Michael C. Wright

    Why such matters are analyzed seems trivial, but nonetheless they certainly make for interesting conversation. A Wall Street Journal reporter watched two full games for every team in the NFL this season, and counted the number of times each head c...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  5. Packers' run defense bottoms out

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- No one had to tell the Green Bay Packers where their run defense was ranked after Sunday's win over the Chicago Bears. "I'm aware what the numbers are," coach Mike McCarthy said Monday. "Nobody likes it." The Packers' run def...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  6. Fantasy Football: LeSean McCoy slow start uncommon for top-3 pick...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft offers a historical look at Week 4 numbers, including LeSean McCoy's struggles and Steve Smith's big day.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  7. Comparing Cutler's deal to Kaepernick's

    Michael C. Wright

    Based on initial numbers thrown out regarding the value of Colin Kaepernick's new contract, Jay Cutler's deal screams that perhaps the Chicago Bears overpaid. Or did they? It's a difficult comparison to make, but we'll certainly try. ESPN NFL I...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  8. Pac-12 NFL draft class by the numbers

    Kyle Bonagura

    Spring practice is over, and so is the NFL draft. Now, the wait begins -- 107 days, to be exact. That's when Arizona State (vs. Weber State), Utah (vs. Idaho State) and Washington State (vs. Rutgers) open their 2014 seasons. But before we look ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  9. Ferguson connects with veteran DL coach

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Statistics can be deceiving. The Chicago Bears clearly looked beyond LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson's modest career collegiate numbers (12 career starts, 85 tackles, five tackles-for-loss and one sack) when drafting him at...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  10. Bucs haven't been keeping their own

    Pat Yasinskas

    Colleague Kevin Seifert ran some numbers on how many of its original draft picks each team has on its current roster and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't fare very well. The Bucs presently have 17 of their own draft picks on the roster. That ties t...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Rodgers' injury helped Packers' salary cap

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers' broken collarbone last season helped the Green Bay Packers in one way. They picked up some extra salary-cap space because of it. According to ESPN Stats & Information salary data, Rodgers' salary-cap number...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  13. Hester will wear No. 17 with Falcons

    Vaughn McClure

    New Atlanta Falcons return man Devin Hester said he's not the type of player to come in and demand a jersey number if it's already taken. Hester wore No. 23 as a member of the Chicago Bears, but that number is taken by cornerback Robert Alford in ...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  14. Chicago Bears' numbers game catches up with Julius Peppers

    Jon Greenberg

    Julius Peppers was productive for the Bears, but his salary did him in.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  15. Starter Pack: Assistant coaching numbers

    Rob Demovsky

    A roundup of what's happening on the Green Bay Packers' beat. GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers coach Mike McCarthy completed his coaching staff last Friday, when he announced the hiring of four new coaches and gave different responsibilities to five oth...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  16. Attorney blasts concussion deal, will recommend clients continue ...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Hours after a federal judge rebuffed the proposed settlement of the NFL concussion lawsuit, an attorney told "Outside the Lines" he will recommend that a "substantial" number of his clients reject the $765 million agreement and continue to sue the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014