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Cold Hard Football Facts Quality Stats: Perfect 4-0 In Wild Card Weekend

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 5, 2015

The Cold Hard Football Facts Quality Stats are called such because they have a direct correlation to what wins football games. Not surprisingly, all four Wild Card Weekend winners were ranked higher than their opponents in our Quality Stats Power Rankings.



Wild Card Weekend Redux: Pick Up the Flag!!!

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 5, 2015

The NFL had a lot to live up to this weekend following the excitement produced by the College Football Playoff. It was unlikely Wild Card Weekend would match New Year's Day and that's how it turned out. We got some surprises, predictable officiating controversy, some social media venom from a pro team and a very entertaining and well-played game between Detroit and Dallas to cap off the weekend.



Final 2014 Intelligence Index: Patriots NFL's Smartest Team; Redskins Dumbest

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 3, 2015

Smart, well-coached teams win games and win fans money. Dumb, poorly coached teams lose games and lose fans money. Dumb coaches also get canned at the end of the season. New England ended the year No. 1 on the Intelligence Index; Washington finished dead last.



Quality Stats Six Pack: NFC Playoff Team Precedence

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 3, 2015

Adam Dobrowolski uses 13 factors based on playoff precedence to determine which NFC playoff teams make the best Super Bowl contenders.



Quality Stats Six Pack: AFC Playoff Team Precedence

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 3, 2015

Adam Dobrowolski uses 13 factors based on playoff precedence to determine which AFC playoff teams make the best Super Bowl contenders.



NFL 2014 Playoff Seeds and Schedule

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 30, 2014

A look at the 2014 NFL playoff seeds and schedules for each conference.



MVP Debate: No Wrong Answer Between Rodgers, Watt

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 29, 2014

Hey, they're both really good, okay. And both are invaluable to their teams, especially in 2014.



It's All About the QB: NFL Playoffs Prove Parity a Myth

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 29, 2014

The league's best quarterbacks have made a mockery of parity yet again in 2014: the top 3 seeds in the NFC are led by the three highest-rated passers in NFL history, while the same old QBs dominate the AFC playoff picture, too.



The 10 Most Frustrating Seasons in Chicago Bears History

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 29, 2014

The Chicago Bears have had bad seasons in their long franchise history but some, like 2014, have left fans feeling stabbed in the gut painful.



Bill Belichick Discusses Le'Veon Bell Injury

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 29, 2014

This is satire, of course.



 



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