Brad Oremland Column Archive, 2011-2018

2018

2018/08/21: Farewell From Brad Oremland 2018/08/15: Top 30 NFL Dynasties and the Hall of Fame 2018/08/07: Does Size Matter for Running Backs? 2018 Update 2018/07/30: 2018 Tour de France Recap 2018/07/24: Who was the Best NFL Cornerback of 2000s? 2018/07/17: Best QBs in Pro Football History 2018/07/10: Best Statistical QBs: HOF Data 2018/07/03: Top 100 QBs 1-20 2018/06/26: Top 100 QBs 21-40 2018/06/19: Top 100 QBs 41-60 2018/06/12: Top 100 QBs 61-80 2018/06/05: Top 100 QBs 81-100 2018/05/29: Ranking the Best Statistical QBs of 2017 2018/05/22: Top 10 Left-Handed Quarterbacks 2018/05/15: New Stat: Game Manager Index 2018/05/08: Albert Pujols at 3000 2018/04/30: 2018 NFL Draft Winners and Losers 2018/04/24: A Decade Later: Grading the 2008 NFL Draft 2018/04/17: Bad NFL Coaching Fires 2018/04/10: Conor McGregor Loses His Mind 2018/03/27: Free Agency Reshapes NFL Landscape 2018/03/20: Sam Bradford Gets Paid Again 2018/03/13: NFL Offseason Opens with a Bang 2018/03/06: Do Tackle Statistics Matter? 2018/02/27: NHL's Regressive Move Produces Unusual Gold Medal Showdown 2018/02/20: How Often is Super Bowl-Winning QB the Best QB? 2018/02/13: The Patriots' Problem 2018/02/05: Super Bowl LII Review 2018/01/30: Reviewing 2017 NFL Preseason Picks 2018/01/22: Super Bowl LII Preview 2018/01/15: NFL 2017-18 Divisional Weekend 2018/01/08: NFL 2017-18 Wild Card Weekend 2018/01/03: Sports Central 2017 NFL All-Pro Team 2018/01/02: 2017 NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

2017

2017/12/26: 2017 NFL Week 16 Power Rankings 2017/12/19: 2017 NFL Week 15 Power Rankings 2017/12/12: 2017 NFL Week 14 Power Rankings 2017/12/06: Sports Central 2017 Pro Bowl Selections 2017/12/05: 2017 NFL Week 13 Power Rankings 2017/11/28: 2017 NFL Week 12 Power Rankings 2017/11/21: 2017 NFL Week 11 Power Rankings 2017/11/14: 2017 NFL Week 10 Power Rankings 2017/11/07: 2017 NFL Week 9 Power Rankings 2017/10/31: 2017 NFL Week 8 Power Rankings 2017/10/24: 2017 NFL Week 7 Power Rankings 2017/10/17: 2017 NFL Week 6 Power Rankings 2017/10/10: 2017 NFL Week 5 Power Rankings 2017/10/03: 2017 NFL Week 4 Power Rankings 2017/09/26: 2017 NFL Week 3 Power Rankings 2017/09/19: 2017 NFL Week 2 Power Rankings 2017/09/12: 2017 NFL Week 1 Power Rankings 2017/09/05: 2017 NFL Preseason Power Rankings 2017/08/29: Robert Mathis vs. Dwight Freeney 2017/08/22: NFL History Statistical All-Pro Snubs: Part 2 2017/08/15: NFL History Statistical All-Pro Snubs: QB 2017/08/08: Greatest Light Heavyweights in MMA History 2017/08/01: Best Pitchers By Decade: 1990s-present 2017/07/24: Chris Froome Wins Fourth Tour de France 2017/07/18: All-Name Teams: Part Six 2017/07/11: All-Name Teams: Part Five 2017/07/05: All-Name Teams: Part Four 2017/06/27: All-Name Teams: Part Three 2017/06/20: All-Name Teams: Part Two 2017/06/13: All-Name Teams: Part One 2017/06/06: Best NBA Players of 2016-17 2017/05/30: The Worst Quarterback of 2016 2017/05/23: The 1954 American League MVP 2017/05/16: NFL All-Loser Team: 2002-16 2017/05/09: Best Quarterback in Team History: NFC 2017/05/02: 2017 NFL Draft Winners and Losers 2017/04/25: A Decade Later: Grading the 2007 NFL Draft 2017/04/18: Tony Romo vs. Troy Aikman 2017/04/14: Best Quarterbacks in Franchise History: AFC 2017/04/11: Tony Romo Retires and Moves to CBS 2017/03/28: Nico Hines Apology: Not Enough 2017/03/22: NFL's Most Dominant Wins of 2013-15 2017/03/14: Ranking the Top QBs in Total Statistical Production 2017/03/07: T.Y. Hilton: All-Pro 2017/02/28: Over/Under: New NFL Coaches 2017/02/21: The State of Sports News 2017/02/14: NFL's Most Dominant Wins of 2016 2017/02/06: Super Bowl LI Review 2017/01/31: Reviewing 2016 NFL Preseason Picks 2017/01/23: Super Bowl LI Preview 2017/01/16: NFL 2016-17 Divisional Weekend 2017/01/09: NFL 2016-17 Wild Card Weekend 2017/01/04: Sports Central 2016 NFL All-Pro Team 2017/01/03: 2016 NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

2016

2016/12/27: 2016 NFL Week 16 Power Rankings 2016/12/20: 2016 NFL Week 15 Power Rankings 2016/12/13: 2016 NFL Week 14 Power Rankings 2016/12/07: Sports Central 2016 Pro Bowl Selections 2016/12/06: 2016 NFL Week 13 Power Rankings 2016/11/29: 2016 NFL Week 12 Power Rankings 2016/11/22: 2016 NFL Week 11 Power Rankings 2016/11/15: 2016 NFL Week 10 Power Rankings 2016/11/08: 2016 NFL Week 9 Power Rankings 2016/11/01: 2016 NFL Week 8 Power Rankings 2016/10/25: 2016 NFL Week 7 Power Rankings 2016/10/18: 2016 NFL Week 6 Power Rankings 2016/10/11: 2016 NFL Week 5 Power Rankings 2016/10/04: 2016 NFL Week 4 Power Rankings 2016/09/27: 2016 NFL Week 3 Power Rankings 2016/09/20: 2016 NFL Week 2 Power Rankings 2016/09/13: 2016 NFL Week 1 Power Rankings 2016/09/06: 2016 NFL Preseason Power Rankings 2016/08/30: Colin Kaepernick Stands Up 2016/08/23: Over/Under: New NFL Coaches 2016/08/16: Early Thoughts on the Rio Olympics 2016/08/09: How to Challenge the NFL 2016/08/02: Terrell Owens Made His Teams Worse 2016/07/25: Chris Froome Wins Third Tour de France 2016/07/18: Chaos on Mont Ventoux 2016/07/12: No More Scheme Teams 2016/07/05: David Ortiz and the Unfair Shadow of Steroids 2016/06/28: Best WRs by Decade: Conclusion 2016/06/21: Best WRs by Decade: 2000s 2016/06/14: Best WRs by Decade: 1990s 2016/06/07: Best WRs by Decade: 1980s 2016/05/31: Best WRs by Decade: 1970s 2016/05/24: Best WRs by Decade: 1960s 2016/05/17: Best WRs by Decade: 1950s 2016/05/10: Best WRs by Decade: 1945-54 2016/05/02: 2016 NFL Draft Winners and Losers 2016/04/26: Grading the 2006 NFL Draft: A Decade Later 2016/04/19: A Three-Man Rotation for Baseball 2016/04/12: Home Court in the Western Conference 2016/03/31: Should NFL Players Take a Year Off? 2016/03/22: Best Final Year for NFL Players 2016/03/15: Obituary of the RG3 Trade 2016/03/08: Why Did the Eagles Re-sign Sam Bradford? 2016/03/01: Presidential Candidates as Athletes 2016/02/23: Best NFL Defenses, 2004-15 2016/02/15: Worst Performances by Super Bowl-winning QBs 2016/02/08: Super Bowl 50 Review 2016/02/02: Looking Back at Preseason Rankings 2016/01/25: Super Bowl 50 Preview 2016/01/18: NFL 2015-16 Divisional Weekend 2016/01/11: NFL 2015-16 Wild Card Weekend 2016/01/06: Sports Centrals 2015 NFL All-Pro Team 2016/01/05: 2015 NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

2015

2015/12/29: 2015 NFL Week 16 Power Rankings 2015/12/22: 2015 NFL Week 15 Power Rankings 2015/12/15: 2015 NFL Week 14 Power Rankings 2015/12/09: Sports Central 2015 Pro Bowl Selections 2015/12/08: 2015 NFL Week 13 Power Rankings 2015/12/01: 2015 NFL Week 12 Power Rankings 2015/11/24: 2015 NFL Week 11 Power Rankings 2015/11/17: 2015 NFL Week 10 Power Rankings 2015/11/10: 2015 NFL Week 9 Power Rankings 2015/11/03: 2015 NFL Week 8 Power Rankings 2015/10/27: 2015 NFL Week 7 Power Rankings 2015/10/20: 2015 NFL Week 6 Power Rankings 2015/10/13: 2015 NFL Week 5 Power Rankings 2015/10/06: 2015 NFL Week 4 Power Rankings 2015/09/29: 2015 NFL Week 3 Power Rankings 2015/09/22: 2015 NFL Week 2 Power Rankings 2015/09/15: 2015 NFL Week 1 Power Rankings 2015/09/08: 2015 NFL Preseason Power Rankings 2015/09/01: Free Fantasy Football Advice 2015 2015/08/25: HOF Chooses Wrong Senior Candidates 2015/08/18: Roger Goodell Sucks 2015/08/11: 49ers' Rough Offseason Continues 2015/07/27: Froome and Greipel Win at Tour de France 2015/07/21: Bill Arnsparger, R.I.P. — 1926-2015 2015/07/14: A Stat-Based QB Ranking System 2015/07/07: Best QBs in History 1-5 2015/06/30: Best QBs in History 6-10 2015/06/23: Best QBs in History 11-20 2015/06/16: Best QBs in History 21-30 2015/06/09: Best QBs in History 31-39 2015/06/02: Best QBs in History 40-48 2015/05/26: Best QBs in History 49-101 2015/05/19: Best QBs in History: Pre-Modern Era 2015/05/12: The Best Young Quarterbacks of 2015 2015/05/04: 2015 NFL Draft Winners and Losers 2015/04/28: A Decade Later: Grading the 2005 Draft 2015/04/21: Sports Heaven 2015/04/14: NFL Drafts in Hindsight: 2005-2011 2015/04/07: Pro Sports' Biggest Disappointments 2015/03/31: Breaking Down the Best QBs by Decade 2015/03/24: Chris Borland and the Future of Head Injuries 2015/03/17: Chip Kelly's March Madness 2015/03/10: Trading Brandon Marshall 2015/03/03: Ranking NFL QBs in the Postseason 2015/02/24: Greatest NFL Quarterbacks: All-Underrated List 2015/02/17: Over/Under: New NFL Coaches 2015/02/10: SC's 2005-14 NFL All-Decade Team 2015/02/02: Super Bowl XLIX Rewind 2015/01/27: NFL State of the Union 2015/01/19: Super Bowl XLIX Preview 2015/01/12: NFL 2014-15 Divisional Weekend 2015/01/05: NFL 2014-15 Wild Card Weekend 2015/01/02: Sports Central's 2014 NFL All-Pro Team

2014

2014/12/30: 2014 NFL Week 17 Power Rankings 2014/12/23: 2014 NFL Week 16 Power Rankings 2014/12/16: 2014 NFL Week 15 Power Rankings 2014/12/09: 2014 NFL Week 14 Power Rankings 2014/12/02: 2014 NFL Week 13 Power Rankings 2014/11/26: Sports Central 2014 Pro Bowl Selections 2014/11/25: 2014 NFL Week 12 Power Rankings 2014/11/18: 2014 NFL Week 11 Power Rankings 2014/11/11: 2014 NFL Week 10 Power Rankings 2014/11/04: 2014 NFL Week 9 Power Rankings 2014/10/28: 2014 NFL Week 8 Power Rankings 2014/10/21: 2014 NFL Week 7 Power Rankings 2014/10/14: 2014 NFL Week 6 Power Rankings 2014/10/07: 2014 NFL Week 5 Power Rankings 2014/09/30: 2014 NFL Week 4 Power Rankings 2014/09/23: 2014 NFL Week 3 Power Rankings 2014/09/16: 2014 NFL Week 2 Power Rankings 2014/09/09: 2014 NFL Week 1 Power Rankings 2014/09/02: 2014 NFL Preseason Power Rankings 2014/08/26: Should I Draft Adrian Peterson? 2014/08/19: NFL 2014 Week 1 Odds 2014/08/12: The Best and Worst of Times: NFL 2014/08/05: Does the NFL Take Domestic Violence Lightly? 2014/07/28: Nibali, Young Riders Steal the Show at Tour de France 2014/07/22: How to Do an NFL Team in London 2014/07/15: LeBron Makes Another Wrong Decision 2014/07/08: If They Were All in Their Primes 2014/07/01: Singles Hitters Who Walk 2014/06/24: Not Just Michael Vick 2014/06/17: 2014 NBA Finals Aftermath 2014/06/03: Say No to the NFLs 18-Game Schedule 2014/05/27: Dillashaw Defeats Barao at UFC 173 2014/05/20: Michael Sam and Tweeners 2014/05/12: 2014 NFL Draft Winners and Losers 2014/05/06: A Decade Later: Grading the 2004 NFL Draft 2014/04/29: Is Jon Jones the Greatest? 2014/04/22: Eli Manning, Philip Rivers, and Big Ben 2014/04/16: Sports Are Bad For Us 2014/04/08: The HOF Case for Ricky Watters 2014/04/01: Dalton is Bengals' QB of the Future 2014/03/25: Broncos Go All In For Manning 2014/03/18: The Greatest NFL Triplets Ever 2014/03/11: Problems With NFL All-Pro Voting 2014/03/04: Give WAR a Chance 2014/02/25: Best QBs Not to Win a Championship 2014/02/18: Best Performances by Super Bowl-winning Quarterbacks 2014/02/11: The Best QB to Lose Two Super Bowls 2014/02/03: Super Bowl XLVIII Review 2014/01/27: Fixing the Pro Bowl 2014/01/21: Super Bowl XLVIII Preview 2014/01/17: The Hall of Fame, the BBWAA, and the Steroid Era 2014/01/13: NFL Divisional Weekend Wrapup 2014/01/07: NFL 2013 Wild Card Weekend

2013

2013/12/31: Sports Centrals 2013 NFL All-Pro Team 2013/12/24: NFL Playoff Scenarios for Week 17 2013/12/17: Benching RG3 and Josh McCown 2013/12/10: NFL Week 14 and Drama in Washington 2013/12/03: NFL Week 13 Report 2013/11/26: Sports Central 2013 Pro Bowl Selections 2013/11/19: NFL Week 11 Power Rankings 2013/11/12: Martin, Incognito, and Locker Room Culture 2013/11/05: NFL 2013 Midseason Report Card 2013/10/29: Why are the Jaguars so Bad? 2013/10/22: NFL Week 7 Report 2013/10/15: NFL Week 6 Report 2013/10/08: NFL Week 5 Report 2013/10/01: NFL Week 4 Report 2013/09/24: NFL Week 3 Report 2013/09/17: NFL Week 2 Report 2013/09/10: NFL Week 1 Report 2013/09/03: 2013 NFL Preseason Power Rankings 2013/08/27: Jamaal Charles is Awesome 2013/08/20: 2013 Fantasy Football Preview 2013/08/13: Running Quarterbacks Win Super Bowls 2013/08/06: Johnny Manziel, Scandals and NCAA Hypocrisy 2013/07/30: Jennie Finch, Eddie Feigner, and Softball vs. Baseball 2013/07/23: Froome, Quintana Star at 100th Tour de France 2013/07/16: A Moneyball Primer for David Wells 2013/07/09: NFL 2013 Week 1 Odds 2013/07/02: Best Teams Not to Win the Super Bowl: NFC 2013/06/25: LeBron Made the Wrong Decision 2013/06/18: WSOF 3 and June 2013 UFC Rankings 2013/06/11: Who is the Best Female Tennis Player of All Time? 2013/06/04: Packers Should Not Retire Favre's Jersey 2013/05/28: Best Teams Not to Win the Super Bowl: AFC 2013/05/21: Ranking Quarterbacks by Records 2013/05/14: Minority Coaches in the NFL 2013/05/07: NFL Drafts in Hindsight 2013/04/29: 2013 NFL Draft Winners and Losers 2013/04/23: Warren Spahn's Prime 2013/04/15: UFC is Sports' Most Progressive League 2013/04/10: RBI, GIDP, and Clutch Hitting 2013/04/02: Mike Trout/Miguel Cabrera Redux 2013/03/19: The 2013 Ravens Will Miss the Playoffs 2013/03/12: Zeno's Running Backs 2013/03/05: A 2013 Look at Gays in Sports 2013/02/26: Ronda Rousey, Jon Fitch, and UFC Rankings 2013/02/19: The Best Young Quarterbacks 2013/02/12: Most Accomplished Postseason QBs 2013/02/05: Super Bowl XLVII Recap 2013/01/29: Joe Flacco Facts 2013/01/22: Super Bowl XLVII Preview 2013/01/15: NFL 2012 Divisional Weekend 2013/01/08: NFL 2012 Wild Card Weekend 2013/01/02: Sports Centrals 2012 NFL All-Pro Team 2013/01/01: NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

2012

2012/12/26: NFL Week 16 Power Rankings 2012/12/18: NFL Week 15 Power Rankings 2012/12/11: NFL Week 14 Power Rankings 2012/12/05: Sports Central 2012 Pro Bowl Ballot 2012/12/04: NFL Week 13 Power Rankings 2012/11/27: NFL Week 12 Power Rankings 2012/11/20: NFL Week 11 Power Rankings 2012/11/13: NFL Week 10 Power Rankings 2012/11/06: NFL Week 9 Power Rankings 2012/10/30: NFL Week 8 Power Rankings 2012/10/23: NFL Week 7 Power Rankings 2012/10/16: NFL Week 6 Power Rankings 2012/10/12: A Case For Mike Trout to Win AL MVP 2012/10/09: NFL Week 5 Power Rankings 2012/10/02: NFL Week 4 Power Rankings 2012/09/25: NFL Week 3 Power Rankings 2012/09/18: NFL Week 2 Power Rankings 2012/09/11: NFL Week 1 Power Rankings 2012/09/07: NFL 2012 Season-Opener Thoughts 2012/09/04: NFL Preseason Power Rankings 2012/08/28: How to Use Football Stats: Punters 2012/08/21: Fantasy Football Running Backs 2012/08/14: Thumbs Down for Olympic Coverage 2012/08/07: Gymnastics is Not a Sport 2012/07/31: Pro Football Hall of Fame Biggest Snubs 2012/07/24: Five Hall of Fame Candidates 2012/07/17: The 1935 National League MVP 2012/07/10: NFL Dynasties and Hall of Famers 2012/06/26: Clay Guida Dances to Infamy 2012/06/19: Tomlinson and the Best All-Purpose RBs 2012/06/13: Sharapova, Errani, and the French Open 2012/06/05: Great Teams and NFL Dynasties 2012/05/30: The 95th Giro D'Italia 2012/05/22: Don't Blame Contact Sports 2012/05/15: Best Running Back Seasons By Age 2012/05/08: Junior Seau and CTE 2012/05/01: Invicta Puts Women's MMA in the Spotlight 2012/04/30: 2012 NFL Draft Winners and Losers 2012/04/24: The Best Coaches in NFL History 2012/04/17: Why The Ultimate Fighter is Failing 2012/04/10: The Decline of Left-Handed Batters 2012/04/03: The Next Generation of Hall of Fame WRs 2012/03/27: Hammer Comes Down on the Saints 2012/03/20: Best Wide Receivers Not in the HOF: 1950s 2012/03/13: NFL Offseason: Manning and RG3 2012/03/06: Best Wide Receivers Not in the HOF: 1960s 2012/02/28: Best Wide Receivers Not in the HOF: 1970s 2012/02/22: Best Wide Receivers Not in the HOF: 1980s 2012/02/14: Best Wide Receivers Not in the HOF: 1990s 2012/02/06: Super Bowl XLVI Rewind 2012/02/01: The Best Rookie Quarterbacks Ever 2012/01/24: Super Bowl XLVI Preview 2012/01/16: NFL 2011 Divisonial Weekend 2012/01/09: NFL 2011 Wild Card Weekend 2012/01/04: Sports Centrals 2011 NFL All-Pro Team 2012/01/03: NFL Week 17 Power Rankings 2012/01/02: UFC 141 and New Year's Eve in Japan

2011

2011/12/27: NFL Week 16 Power Rankings 2011/12/20: NFL Week 15 Power Rankings 2011/12/13: NFL Week 14 Power Rankings 2011/12/06: NFL Week 13 Power Rankings 2011/12/03: Sports Central 2011 Pro Bowl Ballot 2011/11/29: NFL Week 12 Power Rankings 2011/11/22: NFL Week 11 Power Rankings 2011/11/15: NFL Week 10 Power Rankings 2011/11/08: NFL Week 9 Power Rankings 2011/11/01: NFL Week 8 Power Rankings 2011/10/31: WEC and Strikeforce Castoffs Shine 2011/10/25: NFL Week 7 Power Rankings 2011/10/18: NFL Week 6 Power Rankings 2011/10/11: NFL Week 5 Power Rankings 2011/10/04: NFL Week 4 Power Rankings 2011/09/27: NFL Week 3 Power Rankings 2011/09/20: NFL Week 2 Power Rankings 2011/09/13: NFL Week 1 Power Rankings 2011/09/06: NFL Preseason Power Rankings 2011/08/30: Does the NFL Preseason Matter? 2011/08/23: Hines Ward and Head Injuries 2011/08/16: Joe Posnanski and NFL Tiebreakers 2011/08/15: Eli Manning is Overrated 2011/08/09: The Legacy of Fëdor Emelianenko 2011/08/02: Eagles on the Rise 2011/07/26: Barry Bonds: On the Edge of Cooperstown 2011/07/18: Alex Morgan and Missed Opportunities 2011/07/12: The Best Shortstops in Baseball History 2011/07/05: The Best and Worst MMA Announcers 2011/06/28: TSP Over Replacement 2011/06/21: Go Easy on LeBron 2011/06/14: Stats and the Best Players in NBA History 2011/06/07: Fire Joe Rogan 2011/06/01: Total Statistical Production: Basketball 2011/05/24: Rethinking Zero Tolerance for Steroids 2011/05/17: LeBron is Winning the Wrong Way 2011/05/10: The Best Centers in NBA History 2011/05/07: May UFC Rankings and the Best Event Ever 2011/05/03: Boycotting the NFL Draft 2011/04/26: Sabermetricians: Help! 2011/04/19: A Decade of Standing and Cheering 2011/04/12: The Greatest Postseason Quarterbacks 2011/04/05: Jim Calhoun Wins, Butler Loses 2011/03/29: Cal Ripken Ten Years Later 2011/03/22: The Best Postseason Running Backs 2011/03/15: Does Size Matter for Running Backs? 2011/03/08: Henderson, Welterweights, and March UFC Rankings 2011/02/22: The Best Kick Returners in NFL History 2011/02/15: Jerome Bettis vs. Herschel Walker 2011/02/07: Super Bowl XLV Rewind 2011/02/01: Herschel Walker, Hall of Famer 2011/01/24: Super Bowl XLV Preview 2011/01/17: NFL 2010 Divisional Playoff Roundup 2011/01/10: NFL 2010 Wild Card Weekend 2011/01/07: Sports Central's 2010 NFL All-Pro Team 2011/01/04: NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

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