Tag Archives: Football Outsiders

Assorted Niners stats

Although many of you disagree with Football Outsiders projections for the upcoming season, their 2012 almanac has some interesting stats from last season I’d like to share with you. “Alex Smith was out of the pocket on 19 percent of pass plays, fifth in the league, and was pretty bad on these plays, with just […]

Which teams does Football Outsiders project to win more than nine games?

Our friendly poster Ribico wondered which teams Football Outsiders projected to do well next season. It’s a good question. Here are the nine teams they project to win more than nine games. I’d love to hear what you think. Patriots: 12.0 wins. Packers: 11.1 wins. Bears: 10.2 wins. Steelers: 10.1 wins. Falcons: 9.9 wins. Bills: […]

Football Outsiders projects the Niners to win 7.2 games

Football Outsiders just published their 2012 Football Almanac. You can purchase it here for $12.50. I get nothing for this. I am not associated with Football Outsiders. I merely give the link as a service to my readers. They project the Niners to win 7.2 regular season games next season – of course, not exactly […]

Homerism and full handshake coverage

Some of you called me a homer yesterday for ranking the 49ers third in my power rankings. Apparently Football Outsiders are unabashed 49er faithful, because they give the Niners the second-best odds in the league to win the Super Bowl – 17.3 percent. They give the Packers the best odds – 17.5 percent – and […]