1. NFL Playoff Picture: 18 Teams Control Their Own Destiny

    Every year as the NFL season moves toward Weeks 16 and 17, the media and fans alike bemoan the practice of “good” teams resting starters for the playoffs and not putting out an effort in the final weeks of the season...

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  2. NFL Week 3 Schedule Results Analysis

    We usually like to wait until there are four weeks of games behind before we start doing intense schedule analysis based on this season’s results...

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  3. NFL Players Getting in Touch with Their Feminine Side

    Do you remember when there used to be specific gender traits? Mind you I am not complaining that the gender line has been blurred through the years, but I have to say that I think ...

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  4. NFL: 2010 Preseason Performance Rankings

    Last year, we looked at "Preseason Performance Rankings" for the first time. As we said in the article "2009 NFL Preseason Performance Rankings", we do not put a great deal of importance on preseason data...

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  5. NFL Cut Down Day: Here Comes the "Turk"

    Today is Cut Down Day in the NFL. I understand that it is an emotional day where some careers are launched and others are sunk. I get the whole “dashed dreams” heartache thing...

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  6. Analyzing the 2010 NFL Strength of Schedule List

    No doubt you have seen what we call the “classic” strength of schedule, which is based on a team’s schedule and the records of their opponents in 2009, published in various places...

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  7. Dear John (Mara): Your New York Giants Aren't That Bad

    (An Open Letter to Giants’ Owner John Mara) Earlier this week you expressed your displeasure with the Giants' season performance, and you “vowed to make changes...

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  8. Titans and Broncos: A Study of Contrasting Seasons

    When the NFL schedule came out last spring, a quick glance at the bye weeks showed that two of the teams off in Week Seven were the Titans and Broncos...

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  9. AFC North: Toughest Division in the NFL?

    Get a group of football fans together talking about their favorite teams, comparing records and schedules, and sooner or later, someone will throw out a phrase along the lines of “Well, they play in a tougher division...

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  10. Triple-Decker Sandwich Hell Awaits Patriots

    An NFL team plays a sandwich schedule when they play a challenging game, and "easy win" game and another challenging game. The easy game is sandwiched in the middle and often not considered something to worry about...

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  11. 2009 NFL Doormats: Are the Losing Teams Really That Bad?

    We are big believers in the old saying, “You are never as good as you look when you are winning, nor as bad as you look when you are losing.” With that said, we decided to take our PossessionPoints...

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  12. Denver Broncos Continue To Impress

    We admitted last week in our article “2009 NFL Surprise Teams: Broncos and Bengals” that we were wrong in our preseason expectation of the Broncos...

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  13. NFL 2009 Win – Loss Records: A Look At The Schedule Excuse

    It does not seem to matter if your team has a good record or a bad record. Why? Because, fans, sportscasters and writers will point to your team’s schedule and tell you if their record ...

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  14. 2009 NFL Surprise Teams: Broncos and Bengals

    When that crazy tipped pass ending gave the Broncos their first win, many of you probably thought, like most of the humans around the office here, “Well, somebody had to win...

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  15. Saints Shine in First Quarter of 2009 NFL Season

    The Saints are one of the teams to start this year with a record of 4-0. At PossessionPoints.com, our expectations were high for the Saints this season as we expected that they would win their division and play the Giants in the NFC championship...

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  16. NFL Week Two Performance Rankings

    In our articles, we often refer to our “Relative Performance Measure” or (RPM) which is the statistic we use to make up our performance rankings...

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  17. NY Giants Will Win It All: A 2009 Bold NFL Prediction

    Opening night kickoff is only a short time away, so we figured now was the time to make our “out on a limb” call for who we think will end the season holding the Lombardi trophy...

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  18. 2009 NFL Season Detailed Analysis – Best Case / Worst Case Projections

    As we did in 2008, we published our PossessionPoints.com “Preseason Preview” a couple of weeks ago before the first preseason game was even played...

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  19. 2009 NFL Preseason Performance Rankings

    While we like to ignore most preseason records, we do take a look to see how teams measure up in our “relative performance measure” (RPM). However, similar to preseason records, YOU CAN’T READ TOO MUCH INTO THESE NUMBERS...

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  20. 2009 Fantasy Football Player Lists With A Twist

    It is late preseason, and if you can’t find a list ranking players for Fantasy Football then you aren’t looking too hard. Fantasy lists vary from site to site, but PossessionPoints...

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  21. NFL Preseason In Full Swing: Yea, But…

    Preseason in the NFL started last week, and the games in weeks 2 and 3 are typically better than the games in week 1. Optimism abounds in just about every NFL city, and discussions pop up in offices, bars and barbershops around the country...

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  22. Could Peyton Manning Lock Up His Trip To Canton This Year?

    Many people already consider Peyton Manning a surefire Hall Of Famer, and quite frankly we won’t argue with them. But we know there are still some doubters...

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  23. Looking Forward To a Full Season of Mike Singletary

    As pre-season camps get ready to get underway around the NFL, we find it is time to get rolling on our Pre-Season Preview issue. In this issue, PossessionPoints.com examines all teams’ off-season moves and upcoming schedules...

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  24. What Is the Toughest Division in the NFL For 2009?

    As each season looms, the debate over which division is the toughest intensifies. We, at PossessionPoints.com, are no strangers to this debate and love to participate in it as well. Here is our preliminary overview of the NFL divisions...

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  25. NFL Power Rankings: An Alternative View

    Now that the draft is over and mini-camps have started around the league, the next onslaught of information coming your way will be the never-ending stream of “NFL Power Rankings...

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