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Preview: AFC Championship- Patriots vs. Chiefs

Let’s take a brief look at some statistical notes and story lines ahead of the AFC Championship game between the Patriots and Chiefs.

Preview: NFC Championship- Rams vs. Saints

Let’s take a brief look at some statistical notes and story lines ahead of the NFC Championship game between the Rams and Saints.

Aqib Talib Should Have Big Impact vs. Saints

Last time the Rams and Saints played against each other was week 9, when Michael Thomas had 211 yards and a touchdown on 12 catches. Thomas became such a focal point of the Saints offense in this game that his longest reception (72 yards) was a higher yardage total than the next highest Saints receiver had for the game (Ben Watson, 62 yards).

The Rams’ Rushing Success Is More Than Just Todd Gurley or C.J. Anderson

The resurgence of C.J. Anderson in Los Angeles has seemingly breathed life back into the debate about the relevance of running backs in the modern NFL. On Saturday night, Anderson went for 123 yards on 23 carries, adding two touchdowns. On the opposite side of the ball, superstar running back Ezekiel Elliott turned his 20 carries into only 47 yards.

A Statistical Comparison of Outland Winners Quinnen Williams and Ed Oliver

For the first time in six years, the NFL Draft will feature two Outland Trophy winners, both of whom figure to be selected early. But, this occurrence is especially strange because both players in question, Houston’s Ed Oliver and Alabama’s Quinnen Williams, are defenders (the award is given to the best interior linemen, on offense or defense).

How the Eli Apple Trade Helped Transform

In the first game following their Week 6 bye, the Saints faced a 17-7 deficit heading into the 4th quarter against the Ravens. Thanks to the Saints potent offense, they were able to salvage a one-point win that moved them to 5-1 on the season.

Preview: NFC Divisional Round- Eagles vs. Saints

Let’s take a brief look at some statistical notes ahead of the NFC Divisional Round playoff game between the Eagles and Saints.

Preview: NFC Divisional Round- Cowboys vs. Rams

Let’s take a brief look at some statistical notes and storylines ahead of the NFC Divisional Round playoff game between the Cowboys and Rams.

Preview: AFC Divisional round- Colts vs. Chiefs

Let’s take a brief look at some statistical notes ahead of the AFC Divisional Round playoff game between the Colts and Chiefs.

Preview: AFC Divisional Round- Chargers vs. Patriots

Let’s take a brief look at some statistical notes ahead of the AFC Divisional Round playoff game between the Chargers and Patriots.

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