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Both Sides Story: 2013 AFC Championship Game

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Here at Stat Box Stories, we traditionally play as the underdog (or as a favorite team) when we put together articles using sports video games.  For this weekend’s NFL Conference Championship Games, the decision was made to introduce a new type of article: Both Sides Story.  With the games of such importance this weekend, instead of playing the game once, each game was played twice: once as each team involved in the match-up.  Both playthroughs had full stats recorded, along with screenshot and video highlights; read on to find out how the Both Sides Story played out for the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots in the 2013 AFC Championship Game!

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Both Sides Story: 2013 NFC Championship Game

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Here at Stat Box Stories, we traditionally play as the underdog (or as a favorite team) when we put together articles using sports video games.  For this weekend’s NFL Conference Championship Games, the decision was made to introduce a new type of article: Both Sides Story.  With the games of such importance this weekend, instead of playing the game once, each game was played twice: once as each team involved in the match-up.  Both playthroughs had full stats recorded, along with screenshot and video highlights; read on to find out how the Both Sides Story played out for the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons in the 2013 NFC Championship Game!

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2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational: Top 10 Players in 33 Statistical Categories

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With this entry, we come to the end of the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational.  As with the Top 10 Team article, this entry is short on words but gives you the Top 10 Player results in 33 different statistical categories which were tracked over the course of this year’s project.  Read on to see which players performed at the highest (and lowest, in terms of statistics like turnovers) level over this year’s 35 Bowl Games!

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Written by Brian Parker

January 12, 2013 at 8:11 am

Posted in Bowl Blitz Invitational 2012-2013

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2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational: Top 10 Teams in 30 Statistical Categories

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On this, the final day of entries for the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational, we’re going out with few words but plenty of statistical reporting to consume.  This entry gives you the Top 10 Team results in 30 different statistical categories which were tracked over the course of this year’s project.  Read on to see which teams performed at the highest (and lowest, in terms of statistics like turnovers) level over this year’s 35 Bowl Games!

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Written by Brian Parker

January 12, 2013 at 7:58 am

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2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational: 1,873 Points, and How They Happened

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One thousand, eight hundred, seventy-three… that’s the number of points scored in the entirety of the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational, 70 teams over 35 Bowl Games in one Bowl Season.  With special attention paid to scoring plays in the tracking of this year’s games as compared with last year’s project, we are very excited to share with you the details of how the points ended up on the scoreboard in this year’s project; read on for all of the details!

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Written by Brian Parker

January 11, 2013 at 7:00 am

Posted in Bowl Blitz Invitational 2012-2013

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2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational: Team Statistical Averages

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For today’s statistical analysis entry on the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational, the topic is team statistical averages over the 35 Bowl Games played this Bowl Season.  These numbers give us a first look at the way the games were turning out, as well as the trends that were happening with each playthrough of NCAA Football 13.  Read on to find out more about what the average game of the Bowl Blitz Invitational looked like this season!

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2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational: Player of the Game Breakdown

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One of the first pieces of data we’re looking at from the 2012-2013 Bowl Blitz Invitational is the Player of the Game data from the 35 Bowl Games played using NCAA Football 13 for this Bowl Season.  In a sport that has become increasingly dependent on the quality of players at the quarterback position, one would have reasonably expected to see that position dominate this category from the project.  Read on to find out if that expectation played out in this year’s games!

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