The DC Times

A New Way to Look at the Cowboys, NFL, and Fantasy Football

By Jonathan Bales

Cowboys vs Browns: 3 Things to Watch for Dallas

Subscribe to The DC Times
Never miss a post again!

I posed three big questions for the Cowboys heading into their Week 11 matchup with the Browns.

How will the Browns play coming off of their bye?

One of the oft-overlooked aspects of NFL matchups is preparation. Teams design their entire game plan specifically to take advantage of their opponent’s weaknesses, so even a day or two of extra prep time can be valuable. It isn’t a myth, either; I recently broke down how well teams perform coming off of their byes. Since 1990, teams with an extra week of preparation have won54.2 percent of their games; when you consider that the sample was over 700 games and the average winning percentage is obviously .500, that’s a fairly substantial jump.

Read the rest at NBC.

Like this post? Share it with others:
  • Facebook
  • MySpace
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • del.icio.us
  • Digg
  • email
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Netvibes
  • StumbleUpon
  • Technorati

No related posts.

Related posts brought to you by Yet Another Related Posts Plugin.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>