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A Gambler's Guide to 2014 NFL Betting: NFC

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Taking a look at the NFC Over/Under team props in Las Vegas and picking out some of the best bets before the 2014 NFL regular season begins.

A Gambler's Guide to 2014 NFL Betting

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Taking a look at the AFC Over/Under team props in Las Vegas and picking out some of the best bets before the 2014 NFL regular season begins.

Chargers sign a new backup QB, Kellen Clemens

Clipboard Kellen? The Chargers have a new backup quarterback: former Jet and Ram, Kellen Clemens.

2014 NFL Draft: Predicting RB Prospect Success

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Charting running backs of past, present, and future to find a correlation with success.

Video: 3-D plotting of new RB measurements

The new metrics (Punch Score, Z-Speed Score, and Foot Speed) come together in a video showing each player plotted in three-dimensional space, allowing us to draw conclusions from the data and see...

Foot Speed: Another predictive measure

By leveraging the 40 yard time and broad jump measurement from the NFL Combine, we can derive Foot Speed - a measure of a players' foot speed, which compliments our previously mentioned Punch Score...

Z-Speed Score: a new and improved RB Speed Score.

Improving upon Bill Barnwell's Speed Score, used to predict the success of running backs based on their performance at the NFL Combine, by giving it a true mathematical foundation.

Punch Score: Identifying the RBs Speed Score Can't

This offseason, we will attempt to improve upon Bill Barnwell's famous "Speed Score", which is used to predict the success of prospective running backs by looking at their performance at the NFL...

2014 Offseason Position Preview: Tight End

Examining the tight end position for the 2014 San Diego Chargers, including possible offseason moves.

2014 Offseason Position Preview: Quarterback

Examining the quarterback position for the 2014 San Diego Chargers, including possible offseason moves.

Film breakdown: Marcus Gilchrist in Week 15

Revisiting Marcus Gilchrist's contributions to the San Diego Chargers' week 15 road victory over the Denver Broncos.

CBS to Stream AFC Playoffs, Announces TV Crews

CBS Sports will live-stream their NFL Playoff games, and also has announced the television crews for each matchup. BFTB relays the information, as it pertains to the Chargers.

Chargers 2014 Opponents Announced

The San Diego Chargers 2014 home and away opponents were announced by the NFL this morning.

The Missed Penalty: A History Lesson for Steelers

Reviewing how an egregious call against the Chargers may have helped the 2008 Steelers win the Super Bowl

Rooting for a Chargers Loss, Part 2: Draft Value

Breaking down the draft value the Chargers stand to gain by losing, and examining just how much draft value they've lost by winning in similar scenarios in the past.

Rooting for a Chargers Loss, Part 1: "Fans"

Part 1 in a 3 part series making the case that it's okay for Chargers fans to root against the San Diego Chargers, sometimes.

Is Rivers having a better season than Peyton?

While everyone drools over the numbers that Peyton Manning is putting up for the Denver Broncos this season, let's take a moment to remember the incredible year Philip Rivers is currently having...

The AFC Playoff Picture: Week 12

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Marver breaks down the AFC Playoff picture, which still technically includes the San Diego Chargers.

The AFC Playoff Picture going into Week 11

Breaking down the AFC Playoff picture heading into week 11, including some intuitive visuals on tie-breaking scenarios. What do the San Diego Chargers need to do to make it into the NFL postseason?

The 2013 NFL playoff picture going into Week 10

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Taking a look at the AFC playoff picture, and how it relates to the San Diego Chargers, heading into Week 10.

Mike McCoy's worst strategic decisions of 2013

Marver categorizes and summarizes the worst in-game strategic decisions Mike McCoy has made in his young NFL head coaching career with the San Diego Chargers.

Who to root for during the Chargers bye week

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A.J. Green and the Bengals top our list of who to root for during the San Diego Chargers' bye week

Jacksonville is not a freebie: 0-6 teams and luck

The recent "success" of teams following an 0-6 start is a cautionary reminder that there is no such thing as a free win in the NFL. The San Diego Chargers should remember this as they travel to...

McCoy's decision to kick a FG was the right call

Late in the fourth quarter, Mike McCoy made the decision to kick a FG against the Indianapolis Colts on 4th & 1. Luckily, Chargers kicker Nick Novak made that FG, but many claim the decision was...

Needs Improvement in Week 6: Rivers' patience

Which area needs improvement for the Chargers to have success moving forward? Marver thinks Philip Rivers needs to better leverage clean pockets, like the ones the Chargers offensive line gave him...

Examining how San Diego has become a football town

Publicly available data regarding website traffic and web searches provides an insight into how San Diego has become a pre-dominantly football town.

BFTB examines the NFL's new rule banning purses

The NFL has implemented new rules banning specific items, citing safety concerns and access inefficiencies. The rules are pretty stupid, as BFTB demonstrates.

Keeping Tabs on AFC West: Woodson to the Broncos?

This week, in Keeping Tabs on the AFC West: BFTB writers wonder about the rumors of Charles Woodson and Brian Urlacher going to the Broncos, Joe Montana's signed dinner receipt is auctioned off and...

The Biggest Snubs of the Chargers' Ring of Honor

Discussing the players who should feel snubbed for not currently being a member of the Chargers' Ring of Honor.

Keeping Tabs on the AFC West

Where BFTB aggregates news from the AFC West into one convenient post for its readers.

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