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Report Card: 2017 Win Total Primer

Back on 7 September 2017, mere hours before the NFL season kicked off, I published my Win Total Primer as a user guide to each team in the NFL. That SportsIntel.net maiden voyage was a 2,336 word behemoth that saw me making willy nilly predictions for

NFL Week Seventeen After Action Report (AAR)

Upsets galore means an unlikely playoff picture has emerged. The Bengals upended the Ravens which means the Bills are in for the first time since 1999, the Titans squeaked by the Jaguars as Blake Bortles continued to unravel, and the Falcons beat the Panthers keeping

NFL Week 17 Recap: 5 Things I Think

1- Sunday Night Football was missed, but the NFL did the right thing  In a season where it seemed that everything the NFL touched turned toxic, I think they got Week 17 right. Last week I wrote about the unprecedented nature of what the NFL

NFL Week 17

Week 17 NFL Picks

Back in 2010, the NFL adjusted its scheduling parameters to specify that every team must play a division opponent in Week 17. The idea was that teams would be less likely to rest players. With little to nothing on the line for many teams in

NFL Week Sixteen After Action Report (AAR)

Welcome to the NFL Week Sixteen After Action Report. I (Chris) hate blaming the officials, but the officials have the benefit of some pretty amazing technology these days and they’re getting it wrong with alarming frequency. I’m also not big on conspiracies but the overturned

NFL Week 16 Recap: 5 Things I Think

We’ll try to keep it short this week . . . 1- The NFL is going off the reservation with scheduling here at the end of the season We’re treading into unfamiliar territory this year in terms of NFL scheduling. This holiday weekend featured the first

Dear NFL, What is a “Catch” . . . ?

If you follow the NFL, you know that the rules surrounding the definition of a completed catch have caused a lot of heartburn. What do the SportsIntel editors think about? I’m glad you asked! I think this will probably continue to come up until the

Week 16 NFL Picks

Picks by Danny Detroit Lions (8-6) @ Cincinnati Bengals (5-9); Line: Lions by 3.5 There are several compelling games with playoff implications. This is one of them. The Lions along with the Seahawks and Cowboys are the three NFC teams on the outside looking into

NFL Week 15 Recap: 5 Things I Think

1- You can’t talk about Week 15 without talking about officiating and the NFL rulebook There were a lot of marquee match ups on Sunday and a lot a stake in terms of playoff berths and playoff seeds, but the key stories coming out of

Week 15 NFL Picks

Week 15 kicked off with Brock Osweiler coming on in relief of the injured Trevor Siemian to smoke the Indianapolis Colts who led 10-0 when #17 entered. If the rest of the games have that kind of surprise waiting for us, we’re in for a