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  1. Ranking this year's Hall of Fame candidates

    David Schoenfield

    I don't have a Hall of Fame vote since I've been a BBWAA member for only one year. Will there even be a Hall of Fame in nine years when I'll be eligible to vote? Anyway, if I did have a vote, I've come around to using "wins above average" as a goo...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  2. Video: QBR and wins above average

    Kevin Seifert

    I participated in this Blogger Blitz video with NFC West blogger Mike Sando, mostly because I was the only ESPN.com NFL blogger willing to discuss expected wins above average metrics as it relates to quarterbacks on a 65-degree spring day. (Mike has ...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  3. Expanded look at QB wins above average

    Mike Sando

    Les from Philadelphia read our recent piece on quarterback victories over average and wondered if we could apply the same approach to other teams. "Can you do the same analysis for other QB-challenged teams such as Philadelphia, Minnesota, etc.?" ...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  4. Joe Flacco playing smart, aggressive in postseason

    Jamison Hensley

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- What jumps out about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco's play in the postseason is his aggressiveness. In his five straight playoff wins, Flacco has connected on 16 passes of 20 yards or more. His average per completion ...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  5. Player Ratings: Gerrard jostles Liverpool awake to claim cup win

    Steven Kelly

    Liverpool Player Ratings

    Blog | Conversation | January 05, 2015
  6. Despite narrow loss to Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears leave the com...

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- It was an almost-win for the history books. For the first time since Oct. 5 -- a span of six losses by an average of 21.3 points -- the Chicago Bears lost by only single digits: 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Pop the RC Cola reser...

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2014
  7. Prediction: Packers will beat Falcons

    Vaughn McClure

    The Atlanta Falcons are 0-3 against the NFC North this season and are 0-4 on the road against teams outside of the NFC South. Throw in the fact that the Packers are 6-0 at home and average 40.8 points per game in those wins and it all has the makings...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  8. Each team's worst position, Part 2

    David Schoenfield

    Here's the first part of our ranking of each team's worst position in 2014. We conclude with our final 15 teams and positions that might be looking to upgrade during the offseason. 16. Minnesota Twins LF/RF: 2.6 wins below average Yes, Byron B...

    Blog | November 06, 2014
  9. Lynch's 2 TDs lead Seattle past Oakland 30-24

    Lynch's 2 TDs lead Seattle past Oakland 30-24

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 02, 2014
  10. Winning while running poorly is not an easy task

    Pat McManamon

    The Cleveland Browns averaged 1.6 yards per carry in Sunday's 23-13 win over the Oakland Raiders. To state the obvious, that's clearly not a good average. And it doesn't happen often. According to ProFootballReference.com, since 2010 only 33 te...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  11. Prediction: Jets will beat Bills

    Rich Cimini

    This is a law-of-averages pick. The New York Jets have lost six straight, including four games by one score (eight points or less) -- the most such losses in the NFL, according to ESPN Stats & Information. They have to win a game at some point...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  12. The Film Don't Lie: Bills

    Mike Rodak

    A weekly look at what the Buffalo Bills must fix: The Bills' rushing defense, ranked first in the NFL entering Week 7, allowed the Minnesota Vikings to average 5.4 yards per carry in Sunday's 17-16 win. Was that a fluke or should the Bills be c...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  13. More touches for Beast Mode?

    Tom Carpenter

    In the three wins the Seattle Seahawks have earned this season, RB Marshawn Lynch rushed an average of 21.0 times. In their two losses, Lynch averaged only 8.0 carries. Not surprisingly, offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell intends to lean more on...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  14. Three thoughts on the Cowboys' 30-23 win

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys won their fifth consecutive game, their longest streak since 2007, with a convincing win over Seattle on Sunday. The Seahawks had won 17 of 18 regular-season games at home by an average of 16.4 points. Dallas is...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  15. Fast start essential to beating Seattle

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    IRVING, Texas -- Since Russell Wilson became Seattle's starting quarterback, the Seahawks are 17-1 at home in the regular season. Nine of those wins have been by 20 points or more, and their average margin of victory has been 16.4 points. Most ...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  16. Confident West Brom aim to extend Liverpool's misery

    Matthew Evans

    West Bromwich Albion

    Blog | Conversation | October 02, 2014