Monthly Archives: October 2012

Atlanta is Not the Best Team in the NFL

There’s only one undefeated team left in the NFL, and it’s the Atlanta Falcons.  However, I don’t think they’re the best team in the league.  I don’t think I’m alone, as TMQ deems them scary but wants to see how … Continue reading

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NFL Week 8 Recap

I was in Boston for the weekend and got stuck an extra day, so there’s a little delay in the recap this week.  Fortunately, things weren’t that bad where we were staying with friends and we were able to fly … Continue reading

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The Thunder Really Hurt Their Chances

A lot of ink (real and virtual) has already been spilled on the James Harden trade, so I won’t say much but I’ll note one thing that is getting relatively less attention compared to questions of if Harden deserves a … Continue reading

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NFL Week 8 Picks, Without Elaboration

I’m on the road again and have a ridiculous Halloween 5k in the morning, so today you get the picks and nothing but the picks.  Kind of like from Bill Simmons, except he wanted to talk about LeBron instead of … Continue reading

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Quick Pick for Vikings-Bucs

I’m actually heading out of town again this weekend (I know, what’s with me, right?), so a quick pick for tonight’s game between the Vikings and the Bucs.  Minnesota is favored by 6, complementing a -255/+235 moneyline, and the over/under … Continue reading

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NFL Week 7 Power Rankings

There’s an interesting article over at Harvard Sports Analysis looking at if the NFL is experiencing an unusual amount of parity this year.  I thought we’d take some looks at that this week to help spice up the power rankings.

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NFL Week 7 Recap

It was a relatively depressing sports weekend overall.  While the Tigers have been patiently waiting for their World Series to start and the Wolverines beat the Spartans in a surprisingly defensive game, the Lions looked like poo against the Bears … Continue reading

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NFL Week 7 Picks

It looks like a potentially weird week in the NFL.  First we had the 49ers decline a safety, and now it looks like we have three games sharing the closest win probabilities I’ve ever seen from the gambling lines.  Let’s … Continue reading

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Jim Harbaugh is a Very Careful Man

Last night’s Seahawks-49ers game had a very odd ending.  Not in that the 49ers won, or even in how they did it (although the whole game was less impressive than I thought it would be), but in that they had … Continue reading

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NFL Week 6 Power Ranking and 49ers-Seahawks Pick

Thanks to all the rain in the midwest yesterday, I spent much more time on a plane than I had planned to.  So we’ll fire through the power rankings as well as get in the pick for tonight’s game.

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