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FBO: Numbers Crunching, Week 3

Stats foretell interesting stories for this coming Sunday

Originally Published: September 24, 2009
By Aaron Schatz | Football Outsiders
Patrick CraytonAP Photo/Brian BlancoPatrick Crayton could find some room to run Monday night.

Each week, Football Outsiders takes a look at every game on the NFL schedule with a mix of interesting numbers and in-depth statistical analysis. Much of the analysis is based on DVOA, which takes every single play during the season and compares it to the league average based on situation and opponent. DVOA and Football Outsiders' other advanced stats are explained here. Since it is still early in the regular season, this week's notes are a combination of 2008 and 2009 statistics. Remember that the 2009 numbers are still based on a very small sample size and do not include opponent adjustments yet.


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