PFF Week: Back East, Week 5

Joe Thomson links to all of the week's content that pertains to the AFC and NFC East divisions.

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Joe Thomson links to all of the week's content that pertains to the AFC and NFC East divisions.

PFF Week: Back East, Week 5

PFF-Week-Back-EastIt’s your last chance to get caught up on the happenings at PFF before the next slate of games is upon us, and our new ‘PFF Week’ posts provide quick access to the week that was. The ‘Back East’ edition covers all things pertaining to the AFC and NFC East divisions for a one-stop Saturday shop built to keep you in the loop and on top of your football-watching game.

Week 5 is already underway Back East as the Bills played Cleveland in a decent Thursday Night Game. You can check out the Re-Focus on that game here. The rest of our teams have intriguing matchups ahead of them with the Giants desperate for a win against the Eagles, New England and the Jets both going on the road in tough environments, Denver hosting the invincible looking Broncos and Miami hosting the defending Superbowl champs.Phew, this could be a long week for our teams. Here’s what the teams back East have been up to on Pro Football Focus this week:

Week 4 Wrap

REFO: Baltimore at Buffalo
REFO: NY Giants at Kansas City
REFO: NY Jets at Tennessee
REFO: Philadelphia at Denver
REFO: Dallas at San Diego
REFO: Washington at Oakland
REFO: New England at Atlanta
REFO: Miami at New Orleans

There was plenty of  quick hit analysis from around the league inWeek 4’s Reaction Blog. 32 Observations focused on running backs and East division backs were prominently featured. First Rounders in Focus looks at the 2012 first round and how those players are faring this year. Khaled Elsayed highlights Pass Rush Productivity in his in-depth look at one of our Signature Stats. He  looks at who is rushing the passer best from interior and outside positions. Ben Stockwell profiles the rising and falling stocks of individual players in both the AFC and NFC at the quarter poll in Stock Report. Check out what Offensive Packages East teams are using the most through the first 4 weeks.

Looking ahead to Week 5

Analysis Notebook takes a thorough look at the Bills’ Thursday Night game and the emergence of rookie Kiko Alonso in the middle of their defence. The Power Rankings feature little movement at the top and several Back East teams at the bottom and most of our analysts like the Giants over the Eagles in PFF Pick’em.

Finally, get up to date with the Three to Focus On previews for this week’s games and the matchups those in the East will face.

3FTO: New England at Cincinnati
3FTO: Baltimore at Miami
3FTO: Philadelphia at NY Giants
3FTO: Denver at Dallas
3FTO: NY Jets at Atlanta


The Third Phase features two East special teamers atop the list for Week 4 and Palazzolo’s Pitch looks at shutdown corners versus great wide receivers.

Something that has been asked for many times over has finally become a reeality here at PFF as Khaled Elsayed organized lists of our highest-graded games and seasons ever — for every position! Have a look through our PFF Page of Fame to see which players nabbed a spot among the best we’ve seen.

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