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Week 9 NFL preview

Discover the strengths and weaknesses of the defenses in the NFL, what matchups quarterbacks will be looking to exploit this week, and which young player has already become the most disruptive defensive line force in the league. All that and more in your full statistical preview for Week 9.

By Doug Farrar | November 4, 2010; 12:56 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Andre Carter All-Stars

How can we tell if pass pressure is repeatable, and what are the best indicators of future upswings in sacks? Hits and hurries -- that's a good place to start.

By Doug Farrar | August 27, 2010; 02:43 PM ET | Comments (3)

Smarter Stats: The Hurry-Up Defense

In the last 10 years, use of the shotgun formation in offensive plays has literally tripled in the NFL, but defensive pressure schemes are catching up.

By Doug Farrar | August 20, 2010; 02:22 AM ET | Comments (0)

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