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This isn’t about statistics. Peyton Hillis didn’t tabulate very many while the Denver Broncos were 6-0, but that didn’t matter, because the Broncos were winning. This isn’t about favoritism. It’s true that Hillis became extremely popular after he was thrust into the starting lineup in 2008, but winning trumps all. It’s only after the offense [...]

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Published on 11/13/2009 at Fri Nov 13 09:00.   48 Comments
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We know some of you are fans of Football Outsiders, as are we, so we’ll be taking a look at the smarter stats behind the Broncos‘ opponent each week to gain some perspective on what to expect — an Outsider’s Perspective. Insanely quick DVOA 101: Recall that on offense and special teams, the higher the [...]

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Published on 11/06/2009 at Fri Nov 06 09:15.   1 Comment
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Every week we take a look at the smarter stats that drive the NFL, focusing on the Broncos‘ upcoming matchup. This week it’s the Baltimore Ravens. Enjoy. (We’re also tweaking the format a bit starting this week to discuss both the Broncos and their opponent.) Broncos Rush Offense: -4.0% (18th) Ravens Rush Defense: -18.6% (6th) [...]

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Published on 10/29/2009 at Thu Oct 29 15:04.   10 Comments
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For those who want a more in-depth look at the numbers that drive the NFL, we strongly recommend Football Outsiders. Trends are starting to take shape, so we’ll be looking at DVOA rankings to gain some perspective on the Broncos‘ upcoming opponent. San Diego Chargers Passing Offense: 31.1% (11th) Rushing Offense: -17.1% (25th) Overall: 5.2% [...]

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Published on 10/16/2009 at Fri Oct 16 19:00.   6 Comments
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For those who want a more in-depth look at the numbers that drive the NFL, we strongly recommend Football Outsiders. As the NFL rolls on and trends continue to develop, we’ll be taking a look at DVOA rankings to gain some perspective on the Broncos‘ upcoming opponent. New England Patriots Passing Offense: 44.0% (6th) Rushing [...]

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Published on 10/08/2009 at Thu Oct 08 13:00.   10 Comments
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The Broncos boast the biggest defensive DVOA turnaround since 1996.  [Football Outsiders] While others get most of the pub, the numbers suggest D.J. Williams might be the Broncos’ true Defensive MVP.  [Denver Post] The most important number of all?  That ’0′ in the L Column.  [Broncos Stable]

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Published on 10/07/2009 at Wed Oct 07 06:00.   11 Comments
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For those who want a more in-depth look at the numbers that drive the NFL, we strongly recommend Football Outsiders. As part of our weekly scouting reports, we’ll be taking a look at DVOA rankings to gain some perspective on the Broncos‘ upcoming opponent. Dallas Cowboys Passing Offense: 34.7% (11th) Rushing Offense: 61.3% (1st) Overall: [...]

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Published on 10/01/2009 at Thu Oct 01 13:00.   16 Comments
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Audio above: Josh McDaniels appears on the Myers and Hartman Show.  [KXPS 1010] Through two weeks, the Broncos rank 7th in DVOA.  The rest of the AFC West is in the 20′s.  [Football Outsiders] Kyle Orton‘s week 2 performance ranked him 6th in DYAR, again tops in the division.  [FO] Broncos play dodgeball at the [...]

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Published on 09/23/2009 at Wed Sep 23 08:30.   3 Comments
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